Receiving a Diploma
Diplomas are awarded during Commencement in May and then in August if all* graduation requirements are satisfied. Diplomas are mailed to August graduates or students excused in writing from Commencement approximately 2-3 weeks after the applicable conferral date.
Information on a Diploma.
The following information appears on each diploma:
- student's legal name as it appears in our system,
- latin honors (if applicable).
The following information prints on an official transcript, but NOT a diploma:
- major / minor,
- academic honors other than departmental honors
*Graduation requirements includes academic as well as financial obligations owed to the university.