How to Apply for Graduation

How to Apply for Graduation

STEP 1.   Obtain Official Transcripts

Ensure all credits received from outside of MCCCD are sent to Phoenix College. Transcripts can be sent to us by mail or electronically.

Phoenix College Admissions, Records, and Registration
1202 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Please note: You do not need to have other Maricopa Community College transcripts sent to PC.

STEP 2.   See Your Advisor

To ensure that you meet all degree requirements, it is strongly encouraged that students schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor or Program Coordinator for a review of your check sheet. This will eliminate any chances of your application being denied for missing requirements.

STEP 3.   Submit Your Application

Applications can be downloaded in the links below. Submission can be done via e-mail to or by mail. You can mail in your application to the following address:

Phoenix College Admissions, Records, and Registration
Attn: Graduation
1202 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85013


  1. Download a degree application or certificate application  [PDF].
    1. The applications are fillable PDF documents.  You can complete these using the Free Adobe Reader
  2. Complete a separate application for each degree/certificate. 
  3. Attach a completed check sheet or degree progress report for each degree/certificate. You can also find check sheets and more information at the MCCCD Curriculum website


STEP 4.  Pay Your Fees

  • FREE to apply and receive diploma in the mail
  • $5 hard cover 
  • $5 reorder/reprint of certificate or diploma

Need to make a payment online? Email:

Outstanding Balances

This is a good time to be sure you have no outstanding balances, fees, or traffic fines before you submit your graduation application. Any debts within the Maricopa Colleges must be cleared before a degree/certificate can be awarded.

STEP 5.  Register to walk in the 2023 Commencement Ceremony

  • Invite family & friends to celebrate your accomplishment
  • Receive important updates and information about the event
  • There is no charge to walk in the Commencement Ceremony
  • Click this link to register