Graduation Checklist

Allan Hancock College offers two types of certificate programs, Certificate of Achievement and Certificate of Accomplishment. A Certificate of Achievement has been approved by the state and will be posted on the student’s transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment will be posted on the student’s permanent record, but not on the student’s transcript.

Deadline to Submit an Application for a Certificate
Application for a Certificate
Student Authorization to Release Information

Applying only using AHC courses


Verify you will complete a certificate by checking DegreeWorks. DegreeWorks is a degree audit tool which enables you to evaluate your current academic progress towards certificate/degree completion.  If you will earn your certificate by the end of the semester, you need to complete an Application for a Certificate and attach a copy of your DegreeWorks audit.You are not required to meet with a counselor if all of your coursework is from AHC.  To access DegreeWorks, log onto your myHancock portal and select DegreeWorks. 

Applying using courses from another College/University


Verify you will complete a certificate by checking DegreeWorks.  DegreeWorks is a degree audit tool which enables you to evaluate your current academic progress towards certificate/degree completion.  Since you are using courses from another college/university, you are required to see a counselor to apply for a certificate. A counselor will verify if you will complete your certificate by the end of the semester.  Official copies of all transcripts from other colleges/universities must be on file with Admissions and Records. Mail transcripts to:

Allan Hancock College
ATTN: Admissions & Records
Transcript Evaluator
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria,  CA  93454-6399

Distance Learning Students


Distance learning students are required to mail an Authorization to Release Information form and a signed Application for a Certificate to:

Allan Hancock College
ATTN: Counseling Department
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399

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Last Modified Aug 15, 2018