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How to Receive Your Diploma by Mail

Updating Your Diploma Distribution to Receive Your Diploma by Mail

It is very easy to update your Diploma Distribution options so that you receive your diploma by mail. Following are the instructions for both current quarter graduates and for alumni who graduated in previous quarters.

Go to: Current Quarter Graduates or Alumni (Past Three Quarters) or Graduates with a Current Active Career or Postdocs


Current Quarter Graduates

If you are a current student conferring your degree this current quarter you can update your diploma distribution in your application to graduate Late Application to Graduate. After degree conferral, you can update your diploma distribution via the Alumni process outlined below.

  • Go to the Student tab from the Axess home page.

  • Click "Apply to Graduate" from the menu on the left.

  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Revise/Edit" button.

  • Current Diploma Distribution will appear.

  • Click "No" that you will not be attending the Commencement Ceremony even if will be attending the virtual ceremony.

  • Under "How would you like to receive your diploma" choose "Mail to me".

  • Enter Diploma Mailing Address and click "Save & Next".

  • Review and Confirm information then click "Submit".

  • You will then receive a confirmation pop-up.


If you have any questions or concerns please submit a Service Request.


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Alumni Previous Quarter Graduates

If you are an alumni who has already conferred your degree and need to update your diploma distribution to mail please follow these instructions.

  • Go to the "Alumni Center" tab or "My Axess" from the Axess home page.

  • Click "Update Diploma Address" from the menu on the left.

  • Select degree and major from the pull down menu
  • Current Diploma Distribution will populate
  • Enter Diploma Mailing Address in the address fields.
  • Click the check box confirming you would like to receive your diploma by mail.

  • You will receive a confirmation once you submit the request change successfully

 

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Graduates with a Current Active Career or Postdocs

If you a graduate who still has an open active career or if you are a postdoc, then go to Axess, click on the Student tab, and select "Update Diploma Address under Quick Links.

screenshot showing how graduate with current active career can change their diploma mailing address

  • Select degree and major from the pull down menu
  • Current Diploma Distribution will populate
  • Enter Diploma Mailing Address in the address fields.
  • Click the check box confirming you would like to receive your diploma by mail.

  • You will receive a confirmation once you submit the request change successfully

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If you have any questions or concerns please submit a Service Request.