Apply for Your Degree or Certificate
Once you meet all the requirements, apply for your AA/AS, ADT or Certificate of Achievement by meeting with a Foothill counselor to complete the graduation petition for your Foothill academic program.
See deadlines to submit petitions by quarter.
Follow Steps for Graduation Petition
Schedule a Counseling Appointment
Appointments with Foothill counselors are available in-person, via telephone, or Zoom.
Prepare for Your Appointment
Gather your transcripts, AP scores, any other pertinent documents related to your degree or certificate to bring to your appointment.
To refer to your degree or certificate requirements by catalog year, view them here:
Complete Petition Form During Your Appointment
Meet with your counselor at your scheduled time to fill out the online degree or certificate petition form.
Claim Your Digital Diploma
Starting with Spring 2022 graduates, Foothill College has partnered with Parchment to provide a digital version of your diploma. This makes it easy to share your accomplishments with family, friends and potential employers.
Upon completion of your degree, you will receive an email in about 3 weeks to electronically ‘Claim’ your diploma. You can log in to your Parchment account at any time to share your diploma again and again. You will then have permanent online access to your digital diploma. Learn full details here
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