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Your Diploma

Your Diploma

Diplomas are mailed approximately six to eight weeks after the degree conferral date. Graduates will receive an email notification via their ASU email account when their diploma has been mailed. Diplomas are mailed to the student's diploma mailing address, which can be viewed and updated from My ASU.  Invalid or incorrect addresses will delay delivery. Students are notified by email if their diploma was returned to the university.  All undeliverable diplomas returned to ASU will be retained by University Registrar Services for one year.

Graduates with a delinquent financial obligation of $25 or more will not receive a diploma until their account is paid. Questions about delinquent accounts can be directed to Collections at 480-965-5220.

Diploma Name

The student diploma name, i.e. how the name appears on the diploma, is created when when students apply for graduation or when they submit a diploma name change request from My ASU.  Once applied or submitted, the diploma name is displayed on MyASU page on the profile tab or on the graduation tab in the My Programs box.  Diploma name change requests are for updating middle names, adding accents or special characters, correcting spacing issues, changing upper/lower case, etc., and are not intended for making changes to a student's permanent record.  

Order Additional Diplomas or an eDiploma

The following services are available online through our diploma vendor, the Michael Sutter Company.

Order a replacement paper diploma online:

  • There is a $35.00 charge for each diploma ordered. 
  • Choose Standard or Express Overnight Delivery (additional fees for express delivery). 
  • Your Diploma will be printed and mailed within 1-2 days of your order.
  • Notary services are available for an Apostille.
  • Thunderbird students who graduated prior to 2015 can order a replacement diploma here.

Order an Official eDiploma online:

  • Your eDiploma is a Signed and Certified PDF of your original paper diploma used for easy diploma verification purposes. 
  • There is a one-time charge of $5. 
  • Your eDiploma is generated when your paper diploma is produced; you will not be able to order your eDiploma until after this, but once ordered your eDiploma is available to you within minutes and can be shared or forwarded as often as needed.
  • Thunderbird students who graduated prior to 2015 can request an eDiploma here.

Check your Diploma Status online:

  • Search the status of your diploma.  This includes your first diploma and any replacements you have ordered.

Apostille

An apostille is issued to certify that a notarized document is a true copy of the original.  This is the international standard for verifying documents sent between countries.    

ASU can provide you with a notarized copy of your diploma to submit to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office for apostille purposes.  However, before submitting a request for notarization, please check with the requesting agency to verify what level of verification is required.  

For information on how to request a notarized diploma, please contact Graduation at 480-965-3256 or graduation@asu.edu

For information on how to request an apostille from the Arizona Secretary of State, please review  Instructions for requesting Document Authentication and Apostille.

 

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