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WLAC Graduation Ceremony Information

The Commencement Ceremony is held every year in June, typically the day after the last day of finals.

About this year's event


Other Celebrations

You can also participate in special in-person and online ceremonies including WLAC's receptions for Foster Youth, Promise Program, and University Transfer grads as well as LACCD's AAPID, Black, Lavender (LGBTQ+), Mi Gente Graduation...details and to RSVP links

Graduation & Evaluation Office

Reminder: You must go through a graduation filing process to receive your degree or certificate.


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Graduation Petition Process: For Degrees and Certificates

Graduation is not automatic. You need to follow the petition process and deadlines.


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Transfer Certification

Before students transfer to either a California State University (CSU) or a University of California (UC) campus, their transcript must be certified.


Petition For Credit

If you have taken degree-applicable courses outside of LACCD and would like those units to count towards a degree or certificate here at West, please see a counselor for more information.

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2024 In-Person Graduation Tues, June 4 @ 5pm

Office Location

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor (in Admissions & Records)


Fax: (310) 287-4327