Diplomas, Certificates & Duplicates
Applying for Degree or Certificate
The Degree/Certificate Applications are received by Admissions & Records (AD/SS-100) during the following timelines.
- Spring- January 12- March 1, 2015
- Summer- March 3 - July 1, 2015
- Summer Grad/Commencement Participant: April 30, 2015
Ceremony: May 22, 2015 at 9:00am
Grad Fair: April 22, 2015
Graduate Breakfast: May 21, 2015
Seeking an Associate of Arts, Science, or Transfer degree from SBVC? Applicants will meet with a Counselor for a Graduation Check prior to application. The grad check must be submitted with application!
Graduation Requirement Options:
Option 1a- IGETC Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum
Option 1b- CSUGE California State Univ. General Education Breadth Requirements
Option 2- General Associate Degree (AA or AS)
Associate of Science/Arts For Transfer Degrees
Degree & Certificate Major Requirements
Certificate of Achievements
SBVC offers certificates of occupational proficiency in many fields. Applicants will meet with a Counselor prior to application (No Grad Check Required). If a student is deficient in one or more requirements a Modification of Major Form may be an option; see Division Office for more information.
Note: Twelve units, or 50 percent of the coursework required for a certificate, whichever is the lesser, must be completed at San Bernardino Valley College. This residency requirement may be waived in the case of extenuating circumstances with the permission of the Division Chairperson and Dean.
Course Substitutions and Exceptions
When a student has a deficiency in one or more of the areas required for graduation, he/she has the option of filing a Petition for Academic Exception. Each petition will be considered on the basis of its overall, individual merit by the Scholastic Standards Committee. If a student is deficient in the Major Requirements a Modification of Major Form must be submitted at time of application; see Division Office for info.
Duplicate Diploma/Certificate Requests
Please allow 2 weeks for printing & delivery of your duplicate award. The cost is $10 for duplicate. Please deliver the Request For Replacement Diploma to the Admissions & Records Office.