Diploma Information

Diplomas and Ordering a Replacement Diploma

Diplomas

The University of Scranton provides a diploma to each student at the time his/her degree or certificate is conferred.  Diplomas will be released only to students who have discharged their financial and legal obligations to the university. The diploma is only issued once; at the time of issuance it becomes the possession of the student.

Information about The University of Scranton diplomas can be found below:   

Associate Degrees and Certificates

University of Scranton associate degree diplomas and certificates are 8.5” x 11.” They include the student name, degree received and the school or college that conferred the degree.  The diploma is signed by the dean of the school or college as well as the University President and it is embossed with the university seal in gold.

Bachelor Degrees

University of Scranton baccalaureate diplomas are printed in the Jesuit tradition of Latin.  They are 16” x 20” and they include the student name, degree received, the school or college that conferred the degree, and Latin honors, if earned.  The diploma is signed by the dean of the school or college as well as the University President and it is embossed with the university seal in gold.

Majors, second majors and minors are only listed on the academic transcript.

For an English translation of the baccalaureate diploma, click here.

Master and Doctoral Degrees

University of Scranton graduate-level diplomas are 11" x 14.” They include the student name, degree received and the school or college that conferred the degree.  The diploma is signed by the dean of the school or college as well as the University President and it is embossed with the university seal in gold.

All major and/or concentration information appear on the academic transcript.

Replacement Diplomas

A replacement diploma may be ordered in the event the original diploma issued at graduation is lost or destroyed.  Should you wish to order a replacement diploma, please complete the Replacement Diploma Order Form.  There is a $75 fee for replacement diplomas.  The fee may be paid by check or money order, payable to the University of Scranton. 

Please allow 8-10 weeks for processing.   Expedited ordering and overnight delivery is available for an additional $20 fee; expedited orders are typically processed in 3 weeks.

A replacement diploma will reflect the legal name recorded in the official student record at the time of graduation unless an official change of legal name has been processed.  The diploma will bear the look of the University of Scranton’s current diploma and reflect the signatures of the current President and Dean.