Apply for Degrees and Certificates

Once you have met all the requirements, you may apply for your certificate or degree. Please see here for more options:

Graduation Application Deadline

You can file for your degree or certificate at any time during the quarter in which you are graduating, but you must apply no later than the last day of the quarter in order for your degree or certificate to be conferred for that quarter.

  • AA/AS Degree

    Applying for an Associate Degree can be done by following these steps:

    Step 1

    Use DegreeWorks to Determine Eligibility for Graduation

    How to use DegreeWorks

    Step 2

    Download, complete, and save the Graduation Application for Associate Degree as a PDF file for electronic submission or print it out for in-person submission.

    Please note that depending on your computer's internet browser and plug-ins, you may need to download then open the application with different viewer software (e.g. Adobe) before completing and saving it.

    Step 3

    Submit your completed graduation application via email to evaluationsda@deanza.edu as a PDF attachment or in person to the De Anza Admissions and Records office.

    Please note that diplomas will be ready for pickup three months after the end of the quarter you have applied for. Students will be notified once diplomas are ready for pickup through their preferred email address in their MyPortal accounts.

  • Transfer Degree

    In order to apply for an Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT), you must meet with a counselor. More information on this process can be found on this counseling page.

  • Certificate

    Applying for any Certificate can be done by following these steps.

    Step 1

    Use DegreeWorks to Determine Eligibility for Graduation

    How to use DegreeWorks

    Step 2

    Download, complete, and save the Graduation Application for Certificate as a PDF file for electronic submission or print it out for in-person submission.

    Please note that depending on your computer's internet browser and plug-ins, you may need to download then open the application with different viewer software (e.g. Adobe) before completing and saving it.

    Step 3

    Submit your completed graduation application via email to evaluationsda@deanza.edu as a PDF attachment or in person to the De Anza Admissions and Records office.

    Please note that certificates will be ready for pickup three months after the end of the quarter you have applied for. Students will be notified once certificates are ready for pickup through their preferred email address in their MyPortal accounts.

     

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