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Applying for a Certificate

Congratulations on your certificate!

Certificate requirements must be completed by the end of the semester in order to be awarded.  Review the steps below to understand the process for certificate awarding. 

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


Have you only attended Hancock?

Use DegreeWorks to verify you will complete a certificate(s) for the most current semester.  If you are at 98% of your certificate(s) objective, you may be automatically awarded your certificate(s) once grades for the most current semester are finalized.  After you have verified your degree completion through DegreeWorks, you may speak to a counselor for verification.  We encourage you to speak to a counselor on a drop-in. 

YOU HAVE TWO WAYS TO SPEAK TO A COUNSELOR.
  1. Phone: Call the Counseling Department at 805-922-6966 ext.3293.  Please have your H# ready, or
  2. In-person: Stop by the Counseling Department in Bldg A.   

Have you attended other colleges/universities?

Use DegreeWorks to verify you will complete a certificate(s) for the most current semester.  If you are at 98% of your certificate(s) objective, you are required to schedule a counseling appointment to determine certificate(s) completion.  If you haven't done so, submit all of your official transcripts to our Office of Admissions and Records   prior to scheduling your counseling appointment.  

YOU HAVE TWO WAYS TO SCHEDULE A COUNSELING APPOINTMENT.
  1. Phone:  Call the Counseling Department at 805-922-6966 ext.3293, or
  2. Online:  Use the Successnet link below to schedule an appointment.

SCHEDULE A COUNSELING APPOINTMENT


Distance Education Students

Distance Education students will need to complete an  Authorization to Release Information Form , which allows a counselor to correspond with you via phone and/or email.  Please contact the Counseling Department at 805-922-6966 ext 3293 for more information.