Online Graduation Filing

The Graduation Application link will be ACTIVE during filing dates only.

If you are in-progress with any grad requirements during the current semester, you are eligible to apply for a degree or certificate. 

  • Summer 2022 March 2 to July 1
  • Fall 2022 August 15th - October 1st 
  • Spring 2023 - TBA
  • Participating in Commencement Services:  April 22, 2022 is your deadline to apply for a degree or certificate.  If you will complete any course requirements during the summer you are considered a potential summer graduate.

Steps to Apply for & Receive Diploma

  1. Submit official transcripts - Previous Colleges (Transfer Credit Evaluation)
  2. Meet with a SBVC Counselor to upload your Starfish Grad Check.
  3. Apply Online Here Beginning Fall 2022
    • Degree Application
    • Certificate Application
  4. Applicants are confirmed in a final evaluation before posting to the student transcript.  Diplomas will be ready 2months after each semester.  Both a digital diploma and paper diploma are provided to graduates. 
    1. Spring Graduates Notified - July 1, 2022
    2. Summer Graduates Notified - September 12, 2022

Processing of your graduation evaluations during peak periods (6-8 weeks).  All notifications sent to your student email account.

Degree & Certificate Majors

G.E. Patterns

Substitutions and Exceptions

When a student is deficient in one or more of the areas required for graduation, he/she has the option of requesting a Petition for Academic Exception. Petitions are considered on the basis of overall merit and is reviewed by the Scholastic Standards Committee.

If a student is deficient in the area of Major Requirements a Modification of Major form must be submitted at time of application.  Please see Division Office for review to approve.

Note: Twelve units, or 50% 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 approval of the Division Dean and Chairperson.

Duplicate Diplomas

Degree & Certificates may be ordered at $10 each. Make check/cashiers check/money order out to San Bernardino Valley College. Allow 2 weeks for printing and delivery.  Submit Replacement Diploma/Certificate to:

San Bernarnardino Valley College
Attn. Records
701 S. Mt. Vernon Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92410

Digital Diploma with Parchment