updated: 08/08/23

Don't forget to continue visiting this OFFICIAL Commencement page periodically so you do not miss any information for the 2024 Commencement ceremony.


The 66th Annual Commencement Ceremony will be held on
Friday, May 17, 2024
6:00 PM | in Falcon Stadium

Details will be posted on this page in January 2024

Getting ready to graduate during the 2023-2024 school year? 

You MUST submit a Graduate Petition form to graduate from Cerritos College. Those who are cleared to graduate by Admissions will receive email communication during mid-Spring 2024 semester to participate in the Commencement ceremony in May 2024. 

Graduation Petition Timelines You Need to Know:

  • Fall 2023 Graduation Petition Period: 08/14/2023 - 11/03/2023
  • Spring 2024 Graduation Petition Period:  01/08/2024 - 03/22/2024

Visit the Admissions Graduate Petition webpage for detailed information.  

What is the difference between "Graduation" & "Commencement"

Graduation versus Commencement d


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2023 Diplomas & Certificates

You will be notified by the Office of Admissions and Records when your diploma or certificate is available. Please make sure that your contact & mailing information is correct and up-to-date.


Quick Links: Past Ceremonies


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