Students may earn Certificates before or during the same semester they earn the Associate of Applied Science degree in the same concentration. Students may earn multiple Associate of Applied Science degrees.
Students may earn a second transfer degree of the same type (AA, AS) as long as 12 credit hours of coursework are unique to the subsequent degree(s). The unique coursework requirement will be waived for students who previously earned a degree in General Studies.
In-person diploma pick-up is not an option; all diplomas are delivered by mail by ACC's diplomas printer.
At the end of each semester, the Graduation Office orders diplomas. The diplomas are mailed to the address on your graduation application by Parchment. IMPORTANT: Confirm your current address with the Graduation Office before end of semester.
Allow eight to ten weeks for processing official degree and certificate diplomas.
Yes. For a small fee, you can order replacement or duplicate copies of your diploma online. After your replacement diploma is ordered, you will be able to set up an account with Parchment to receive electronic credentials in addition to your physical diploma.
NEW for graduates of Summer 2020 and forward: You can also get electronic credentials by setting up an account with Parchment. You will receive instructions via your ACC email account after the Graduation Office submits the diploma order.