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Graduation and Diploma Mailing

Degree Awarding

Degrees are awarded in December, March, June, and August/September. Students should refer to the master's degree completion and PhD degree completion sections of this catalog for filing requirements.

Deadlines related to graduation can be found on the academic calendar.

Diploma Mailing

Diplomas are mailed to the address indicated on the Application for Degree form. If the diploma mailing address changes between the time the form is submitted and degree awarding, students may update the address on the previously submitted Application for Degree in the TGS Forms tab in GSTS. Diplomas are mailed or available for pickup approximately six weeks following the date of degree awarding. A Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma) will also be emailed to graduates when the printed diploma is distributed:

Degree Awarded Diploma Mailed
December late January - early February
March late April - early May
June late July - early August
September early - mid October

Certificates of Completion

Students who require proof of degree completion prior to the date of degree awarding may request a Certificate of Completion. Assuming all degree requirements have been met, a Certificate of Completion can be generated in 2-3 business days. To request a Certificate of Completion, students should:

Following the date of degree conferral, confirmation of degree completion can be requested via a degree verification or official transcript through the Office of the Registrar.

Last Updated: September 12, 2023
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