Instructions for Completing the Petition to Graduate form – Plan A
Name: Write your name as you want it to appear on your diploma. Must use legal name.
(Examples: John Doe, Jonathon Doe, John H. Doe Jr., John Henry Doe)
Address: Keep your address current in our computer system. Your diploma and commencement information
will be sent to that address. You can go online to change your address.
Student ID #: You must include either your Student ID number
Degree: Check this box to indicate the petition is for an associate degree
Academic Program: List the major you intend to complete at Santiago Canyon College
Program Code: The program code can be found in the catalog
Catalog Year: Use current catalog year. If you want to use catalog rights to a previous year, write the catalog
year you want the Graduation Office to use when processing your petition
Petition for degree to be awarded at the end of the following semester: What semester will you have all of
the degree requirements met? You must also meet the appropriate deadline.
Have you attended any other colleges or universities:
We need official transcripts from all schools you attended other than Santiago Canyon or Santa Ana
College. Official transcripts are needed even if the coursework will not be used toward your degree.
General Education Requirements:
List the subject and number of the course fulfilling each area and the grade you received for that course.
Use the catalog and a copy of your transcript to complete this section
Academic Program Requirements:
List the courses required for your major as listed in the catalog.
Use the columns to indicate the unit value of the course and the grade you received.
Even if you do not participate in commencement (graduation ceremony) your name can still be included in
the commencement program brochure. If you want your name included in the commencement program
brochure, please indicate “Yes” and initial. If you do not want your name to be included please indicate
“No” and initial. If you do not complete this section your name will be printed in the commencement
Sign and date the petition:
Submit the completed petition to the Admissions and Records Office.
Do you have questions about what will transfer, what major you should complete, or specific questions
about coursework already completed?
Please make an appointment to see a counselor.
Be aware of the deadlines for submitting petitions
(petitions received after the deadline will be processed for the following semester)
SCC | A&R DEPT | Rev. JT 9/28/2016