Frequently Asked Questions
What steps do I take to have my transcripts evaluated?Submit transcripts from all colleges attended to the San Diego Community College District Records Office. Submit Request for Transcript Evaluation to have your transcripts evaluated for your educational goal or go to the college counseling office. For more detailed information, click here: Transcript Information. For information about AP, CLEP, DANTES and IB please see Standardized Tests
How long does it take to have my transcripts evaluated before I can make a counseling appointment for educational planning?
Please allow up to 5 weeks from the date the Request for Transcript Evaluation form is submitted. All transcripts must be on file for your records to be evaluated. You will be emailed when your evaluation is complete. Transcript Information
How do I have my general education certified?
You must submit a request to the college Evaluations Office for general education (GE) certification. Students who need to meet the UC-IGETC deadline of July 15th must submit their request by the last working day in June. Note that San Diego State University and California State University Long Beach no longer requires that you send a general education certification. GE Certification
How do I know when my IGETC or CSU GE Breadth Certification has been sent?
You will be emailed when your certification is sent. GE Certification
How do I order a duplicate diploma/certificate?
Contact the Evaluations Office at your college.
When will I receive information regarding the graduation ceremony?Students who submit a Petition for Graduation will receive information regarding the graduation ceremony during the spring semester. Please see Graduation for more details about each process.
When is the graduation ceremony?
Commencement ceremonies take only place at the end of the spring semester. Petitioning to Graduate and Participating in Commencement are separate processes. If you Petition to Graduate you are not automatically registered to walk during the Commencement ceremony. Please see Graduation for more details about each process.
How do I meet a prerequisite?
Prerequisites are processed through the District Records Office. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax your proof to (619) 388-6946 contact your college Counseling Office (619) 388-7840. You must provide a transcript(s) or grade report(s) to show proof of having the prerequisite coursework.
What do I need to do to receive college credits for high school courses?
You will need to contact the Tech Prep Office, (619) 388-6572. For more information regarding CTE courses please see Career Education Programs.
How do I get rid of my bad grades?
The process to have substandard grades removed from GPA calculation is called academic renewal. The criteria for academic renewal can be found in the college catalogs
If you meet the criteria, you must see a college counselor regarding the academic renewal process. By law, all grades will remain on your record; however, it may be excluded from calculation of your grade point average (GPA).
How do I order a transcript?
Official college transcripts are ordered online at sdccd.edu/students/transcripts/index.aspx; or for information about ordering in person, by mail or fax, go to http://sdccd.edu/docs/StudentServices/transcript.pdf
ATTENTION Summer 2019 Coursework: Online transcript requests will only contain coursework completed through Spring 2019. In order to have your Summer 2019 in-progress coursework added to your transcript, send an email to email@example.com.
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