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Reissued Diploma

A diploma may be reissued if the alumnus sends a copy of the Reissued Diploma Form or a letter to the Registrar's office containing the following information:

  1. Complete legal name
  2. Social Security number
  3. Date of graduation
  4. Major and degree received
  5. Address where the diploma is to be mailed
  6. Signature
  7. The fee is $40.00 for each undergraduate or graduate diploma. The fee is $50.00 for each medical diploma and each J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. diploma (for students graduating Fall 2006 and forward*). Pay by check (payable to Penn State), VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express (credit card number, expiration date, daytime phone number must be listed). Returned checks due to insufficient funds will result in a service charge of $25.00.
  8. An alumnus desiring to have his/her name changed on a diploma must follow the name change/corrections procedure before the diploma can be produced. Please submit both the Name Change Form and the Reissued Diploma Form to the address below.
Office of the University Registrar
Academic Records Department
112 Shields Building
University Park, PA 16802-1271
  • Requests that have no payment enclosed, or incomplete credit card information listed, will not be processed, and will be returned to the sender.
  • The requested degree/minor certificate will be mailed approximately two weeks after receipt of the request.
  • Reissued diplomas will bear the signature of the current Board of Trustees President, University President, and Executive Vice President and Provost of the University.
  • If you believe you need a notarized copy of your reissued diploma, please review the information on the Notary Services Web page and follow the instructions provided there.
  • *For students graduating with a J.D. or LL.M. degree prior to Fall 2006: Please contact the Registrar at Dickinson Law to request a reissued diploma.