Petitioning for Graduation
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It is required to meet with a counselor to prepare your graduation petition paperwork. Video and Telephone Appointments are available for Summer and Fall 2021.
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Graduation Petition Deadlines
Associate of Arts Degree
Associate of Science Degree
Associate of Arts Degree for Transfer (AA-T)
Associate of Science Degree for Transfer (AS-T)
Listing of Degrees offered at NVC
An Associate of Arts Degree is earned in general areas of student that provides students with a liberal arts foundation such as natural sciences, social sciences, or humanities. AA Degree's are often awarded to students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution. An Associate of Science Degree is earned in occupational programs that provide students with skills and training for immediate entry into the workforce such as health occupations, business, and various technical fields. In addition to the A.S. and A.A. degrees, Napa Valley College also offers two transfer degrees, A.A. for Transfer
(AA-T) and A.S. for Transfer (AS-T).
Graduation Requirements can be found in the Napa Valley College Catalog. It is highly recommended that students make an appointment with a counselor to discuss requirements and utilize the college catalog as supplemental information.
All candidates for graduation must file a petition in the Admissions and Records Office by the ninth week of the semester they wish to graduate. During the summer, students must file during the fifth week if they want to graduate in the summer semester. Petition Deadlines are in the semester calendars, Admissions and Records Calendars.
Graduation Petition Paperwork is completed in an Academic Advising Session with a Counselor.
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