The Diploma documents the earning of a specified Degree or Certificate. The Diploma will display the earned degree or certificate, applicable Latin honors and degree date. Diploma signatures will consist of those individuals serving in the respective administrative positions at the time of the printing of the document.

Specific major, minor and concentration (curriculum) information is not displayed on the Diploma. Curriculum information is stored and displayed as part of the academic transcript.  Please click here to request an official transcript for acknowledgement of degree and curriculum information.

Diplomas are given to students who have completed all degree requirements and who have been approved by their academic department(s) and by the Office of the Registrar. There is no charge for the initial diploma, which is MAILED via First Class Mail to the student on approximately these dates:

May diplomas - mailed by August 30th
August diplomas - mailed by October 30th
December diplomas - mailed by February 28th

Due to COVID-19 payment for replacement diplomas at this time is limited to Mastercard or Visa. Payment can be made by contacting the Office of Student Accounts at 716-673-3236 Tuesday or Thursday between 8:00am-12:00pm.

Replacement Diplomas

Ordering Options

  • Diploma: Regular order - expect unspecified wait time* - $10
  • PDF Diploma image: 24 to 48 hour electronic delivery time** - $15
  • Rush Diploma: 24 to 48 hour delivery via Next Day Air** - $75

Payment options:

  • Credit Card (Master Card or Visa only).**

Replacement diplomas can be ordered ONLY by the individual graduate.  Print, complete and email your request using this Diploma Order Form.

*Regular diploma orders are placed once a minimum count of six has been reached.  This may result in delayed ordering and receipt of your diploma.

**Email the Degree Audit Clerk at Karly.Sutton@fredonia.edu for instructions regarding PDF and Rush orders.

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