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Diplomas

Information on Diplomas

Your name (as listed on your application for graduation), degree awarded and primary major are included on the diploma. In addition, if you are an undergraduate and you graduate with Latin honors, then that honors designation is included on your diploma. For more information, please see Honors for Graduating Students.

Additional majors, concentrations, and minors are not listed on diplomas. For more information, please see “Undergraduate Majors, Minors, Concentrations, and Degrees” in the left navigational bar of the online Undergraduate Catalog.

Diploma Size

  • Bachelor, Master, and Specialist diplomas are 12″ by 15″.
  • Doctoral diplomas are 14″ by 17″.

Ordering Additional Diplomas

The university is authorized to withhold your diploma order for any financial fees owed to any department of the university.

A diploma may be purchased here. Please note that additional or replacement diplomas take approximately four to six weeks to receive if you select the non-expedited printing option.

Note: Please be advised that all diplomas ordered will now reflect four (4) signatures from the current UT-System administrative officials.

CeDiploma

The Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma) is an electronic version of your diploma. The diploma information is presented in a secure, portable, and verifiable format.

CeDiplomas®  are only available for degrees awarded spring 2018 and forward.

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, email diplomas@utk.edu.