The Diploma documents the earning of a specified Degree or Certificate. The Diploma will display the earned degree or certificate, applicable Latin honors and degree date. Diploma signatures will consist of those individuals serving in the respective administrative positions at the time of the printing of the document.
Specific major, minor and concentration (curriculum) information is not displayed on the Diploma. Curriculum information is stored and displayed as part of the academic transcript. Please click here to request an official transcript for acknowledgement of degree and curriculum information.
Diplomas are given to students who have completed all degree requirements and who have been approved by their academic department(s) and by the Office of the Registrar. There is no charge for the initial diploma, which is MAILED via First Class Mail to the student on approximately these dates:
May diplomas - mailed by August 30th
Replacement diplomas can be ordered ONLY by the individual graduate. Print, complete and mail your request using this Diploma Order Form.
*Regular diploma orders are placed once a minimum count of six has been reached. This may result in delayed ordering and receipt of your diploma.
**Contact the Degree Audit Clerk at 716-673-3171 for instructions regarding PDF and Rush orders or Credit Card Payments.