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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

See the Registrar's COVID-19 and Academic Continuity page for information for students, faculty, and staff relevant to classes and academic activities and administration. (updated August 21, 2020)

Obtaining Your Diploma



Due to COVID-19, we are not able to offer the pick-up or Commencement options for diploma distribution. All diplomas will be mailed after degree conferral. Please allow 6-8 weeks for diploma delivery. International mail may take more time. For the current academic year 2020-21 please do not submit a Service Request for status inquiries until this time period has passed. If you are moving from the address you provided please have all mail forwarded to your new address. All diplomas are mailed by regular 1st class mail with tracking. For instructions on how to set your mailing options in Axess, see Diplomas for How to Receive Your Diploma by Mail. If you are currently applying to graduate please select the mail option.

Choose "Mail" as your diploma distribution option. Diplomas are available for mailing on the diploma distribution date listed below.

Diploma Distribution Dates

Please allow 6-8 weeks for diploma delivery.

Quarter of Conferral Diploma Distribution Dates CeDiploma Distribution Dates
Autumn, 2021-22 Mailed after March 1, 2022 February 25, 2022
Winter, 2021-22 Mailed after June 12, 2022 May 27, 2022
Spring, 2021-22 Mailed after June 12, 2022 July 22, 2022
Summer, 2020-21 Mailed after December 3, 2021 Nov 5, 2021


All diplomas will be mailed. Diplomas will be shipped by Regular First Class Domestic or International mail through the United States Postal Service (USPS) with tracking. All alumni will receive an email with their USPS tracking number. Picking up your diploma on campus is not possible; all diplomas will be mailed from offsite. Students can now also pay for UPS expedited shipping.

Here are the mailing options that will be available:

• Regular 1st Class Mail USPS with tracking free of charge
• Domestic Expedited Shipping for $75
• International Expedited Shipping for $150

To pay for expedited shipping you may request this in the  Diploma Request Portal.



Diploma Cover Request for Autumn 2020-21


Please submit this Service Request if you conferred your degree in Autumn 2020-21 and would like a diploma cover mailed to you.

This diploma cover is intended to be used for the diploma you received by mail earlier this year.

By submitting this request, your diploma cover will be mailed to you.

  • You will receive an email with tracking information once your diploma cover has been ordered and mailed.
  • If you are receiving more than one degree, indicate that in this request.