Information on Diplomas
Your name and the degree awarded to you are included on the diploma. In addition, if you are an undergraduate and you graduate with honors, then that honors designation is included on your diploma. For more information about honors, please see Honors for Graduating Students.
Majors, concentrations, and minors are not listed on diplomas. For more information on degree titles, please see “Undergraduate Majors, Minors, Concentrations, and Degrees” in the left navigational bar of the online Undergraduate Catalog.
Note: Please be advised that all diplomas ordered will now reflect five (5) signatures from the current administrative officials.
Ordering Additional Diplomas
The university is authorized to withhold your diploma order for any financial fees owed to any department of the university.
An original of your diploma may be ordered at a charge of $25. To order an additional diploma, complete the Duplicate Diploma Order Form. The form is an interactive PDF file. You will need Adobe Reader to download and complete it. (You can get Adobe Reader for free at Adobe.com.) You can complete the form online, print it, and mail it to the address on the form.
The Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma) is an electronic version of your diploma. The diploma information is presented in a secure, portable, and verifiable format. Beginning spring 2018, graduating students may purchase a CeDiploma for a one-time fee of $10.95.Learn more about CeDiplomas
Name Change on Diploma
You will need to provide a copy of a legal document showing the name requested. This is only if the name differs from what appears on the academic transcript.
MARRIAGE LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS LEGAL PROOF OF NAME CHANGE. You may provide us with a copy of one of the following as proof: birth certificate, social security card, driver’s license or court document.
If you have questions, please contact Jacqueline H. Jones by email or call 865-974-1157.
Graduates can have their diplomas mounted on a plaque at the VolShop.