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After Graduation

President Bennett addressing graduates

Diploma: General Information & Mailing Timelines

The Spring 2022 degree clearance process will conclude on a date Wednesday, June 1, 2022. Diplomas are 8.5x11 in size and do not display the major in which a student completed their degree in. Diplomas only display a student's degree type (i.e. Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, etc.) and will be mailed to the degree address listed on your graduation application on Monday, June 20, 2022 Diplomas for all spring graduates will be shipped no later than this date.
The Summer 2022 degree clearance process will conclude on TBD.. Diplomas are 8.5x11 in size and do not display the major in which a student completed their degree in. Diplomas only display a student's degree type (i.e. Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, etc.) and will be mailed to the degree address listed on your graduation application on TBD. Diplomas for all summer graduates will be shipped no later than this date.
The Fall 2021 degree clearance process will conclude on Wednesday, January 26, 2022. Diplomas are 8.5x11 in size and do not display the major in which a student completed their degree in. Diplomas only display a student's degree type (i.e. Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, etc.) and will be mailed to the degree address listed on your graduation application on Monday, February 14, 2022. Diplomas for all fall graduates will be shipped no later than this date.

How can I verify my degree before diplomas are mailed out?

Complete a verification of enrollment form to prove degree earned for potential employer or another academic institution.

How do I change my name on my diploma? / How do I change where my diploma will be mailed to?

The name that appears on the diploma is the official name the University currently has on file. Any attempt to change your name requires legal documentation and completion of the Change of Graduation Information Form. This form can also be used to update your diploma mailing address.

 

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