Steps to Graduate

Use DegreeWorks, meet with a counselor, submit your degree petition, and apply for commencement.

  1. Log into DegreeWorks to check on your progress toward your degree or certificate. DegreeWorks is in mySierra under "Counseling, Academic Planning and Degree Progress." Learn more about DegreeWorks.

  2. File a Degree Petition to get your degree or certificate.

  3. Check status of Degree/Certificate Petition in DegreeWorks

  4. Apply for commencement (if desired). You must RSVP if you want to be included in commencement.


You will receive your diploma at the mailing address on file with Sierra College. Allow about three months after the end of the semester or term you graduated. 

Degrees are posted on your official transcript before you receive your diploma. Check DegreeWorks for your degree status. You can also view or print your unofficial transcript.

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