Diploma Information for Winter 2021

Diplomas will be mailed four-six weeks following the end of term.  Please provide a diploma address through the commencement task list by December 18. If you do not provide a diploma address, your diploma will be sent to your permanent address on file.

For domestic diploma addresses, mailing will be with the US Postal Service. For international diploma addresses, Federal Express can be used if prepayment is arranged in advance. If mailed Federal Express, a tracking number will be emailed to you.

International Students

Please watch the following video for instructions on how to add your diploma mailing address in myPurdue:                           International Diploma Address-You Tube

As a reminder, your degree notation will appear on your official transcript on approximately January 5, 2022.

Diplomas Held for Mailing Address

Effective January 2022, diplomas being held for a mailing address or those returned to the Office of the Registrar as undeliverable will only be kept for one calendar year from conferral.  After that date, you will be required to order a duplicate/reissued diploma.

Diploma Information

If you plan to have your diploma framed, please note that framing processes that require heat can damage the diploma and should not be used.

Double majors are reminded that they receive only one degree -- and thus only one diploma.

The sizes of Purdue University's diplomas are as follows:

  • Undergraduate -- 9 5/8 inches by 7 5/8 inches
  • Graduate and Professional -- 11 inches by 8 1/2 inches

Duplicate/Reissued Diplomas (Purdue West Lafayette & Technology Statewide locations only)

Click on the following link to request a duplicate/reissued diploma:

https://portal.paradigm-corp.com/credential/reorder/placeorder/51486c4230336b6556303649704e6669303342443777

You will receive your diploma within 2-3 weeks after order submission and approval.  For interntational address shipment orders, if you select the "International Shipping -- Expedited $175.00" option, it will be shipped using UPS Saver. The other option, "International Shipping $10.00," is shipping using United States Parcel Service with no tracking number, and your diploma may be lost during transit.

Based on the recommendation of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, duplicate/reissued diplomas are printed using the current Chairman of Trustees and University President signatures.

 

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