Graduation Information

Graduation Information

Application for Graduation

Whether you plan to participate in commencement or not, it is your responsibility (not the responsibility of your instructor/advisor) to apply for graduation by the deadline for the semester in which you intend to graduate. 


  • Fall 2021 (Conferment and ceremony): October 6, 2021

Commencement Ceremony

  • December 17 Fall Semester 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Requirements

  • All email correspondence will be sent to your WebDMC email account.
  • There is not a Summer commencement ceremony and you will be given the option to participation in the Fall commencement ceremony.
  • Participation in commencement does not ensure graduation from Del Mar College.
  • Successful completion of program requirements is required for graduation.
  • Evaluation of requirements will begin after final grades are posted for the term.
  • Students must have an accumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to graduate.
  • Students must have completed 25% of their degree requirement from Del Mar College.
  • All subsequent degrees must differ from any prior degree from Del Mar College by 20% of the required semester hours.
  • If requirements are met, you will receive your diploma 6 – 8 weeks after commencement.

Application Packet

You must submit your completed and signed graduation application with a system generated academic evaluation signed and dated by your academic advisor from the department of your major. Your complete application packet must have the application and system generated academic evaluation signed and dated by your academic advisor submitted together in the same email to be accepted. Your complete application packet must be received by the deadline for the semester you intend to complete your program requirements. Please submit your application packets via email to graduation@delmar.eduIncomplete application packets will not be accepted.

Printable Application for Graduation (PDF)

Please contact if you have any questions about the application process.

Live Stream

The Commencement ceremony will be streamed live. The page link will be available 15 minutes before the start of the ceremony.

Watch Commencement Ceremony


Graduation regalia can be purchased online at For more information, contact the DMC Bookstore by email at or by phone from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at (361) 884-1823. 


Diplomas are mailed to you within approximately six to eight weeks after the semester ends.

Page last updated September 20, 2021.