How to Prepare to Petition for Graduation
Steps to Petition for Graduation
  • Prior to petition for graduation, all official transcripts (sealed by the issuing institution and unopened) must be on file in Admissions & Records or attached to the Petition for Graduation.
  • One quarter prior to your estimated graduation date, meet with a counselor to go over the degree requirements and to fill out the Petition for Graduation.
  • Schedule a counseling appointment: http://fhcounseling.foothill.edu/esars/counseling/eSARS.asp

Important Associate Degree Deadlines:
Quarter Degree Awarded Term Student Is Transferring Deadline To Submit Petition Graduation Status Email Sent Student Receives Diploma (Approximately)
Summer August 1 October February of following year
Fall-Transfer Degree Winter Quarter or Spring Semester of the same academic year. October 1 February June
Fall December 1 February June
Winter March 1 May September
Spring-Transfer Degree Fall Quarter or Semester of the following academic year. February 1 September January of following year
Spring May 1- Name appears in book
June 1- Name does not appear in book
September January of following year