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Although an in-person option is not available this year due to the pandemic, all 2020 graduates will be invited to participate in next year’s in-person Commencement ceremony. An online Commencement option is being provided, to recognize to the accomplishments of our Falcon grads during this year’s commencement season. For details on participating, please see below.

For important updates regarding Commencement and related events, please check this website frequently.

Updated 7/2/20

Commencement 2020

Thank you to all graduates who have submitted their information to participate in the virtual ceremony!

Grads are encouraged to share their educational highlights by tagging @CerritosCollege, #CerritosGrad2020, and #FalconGrad2020 across their socials!


 *Graduation Cap Contest Winners*

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Frequently Asked Questions

When Will Graduates Receive Their Certificates and Degrees?
Admissions and Records is currently processing all spring 2020 certificates and degrees – based on the completion of spring grades. Your spring 2020 certificate and/or degree will be mailed to you in November. Please verify your mailing address in My Cerritos and update it if necessary to ensure your certificate/degree is mailed to the appropriate address.

Who to Contact for Transcripts, Petition, Student Records
Please contact The Office of Admissions and Records for questions related to your student records, petitions, grades, and transcripts. Contact the team at

Petition Deadline
Last day to submit a petition for Spring 2020 graduation was April 10, 2020.

Diploma Covers
May be available for purchase through the Cerritos College Bookstore website.

Diplomas Held
Please note that if you have an outstanding obligation to the college, this will prevent Cerritos College from releasing your diploma when it becomes available.

Admissions and Records Forms
Download Petition Forms

Please check pages periodically as some information may change.

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Last Update: 7/2/2020