With the exception of Spring term, diplomas are available approximately 2 weeks after the posting of degrees.
Diplomas are retained in the Office of the Registrar. Students may pick-up their diploma in person at commencement or at the Office of the Registrar. Students who choose to pick up their diploma at the Office of the Registrar must present picture identification before receiving their diploma.
Yes, a student may authorize another individual to pick up their diploma by completing the Diploma Release Request form. The authorized individual should present the form and their picture identification at the Office of the Registrar.
Students may have their diploma mailed to them by completing the Duplicate Diploma and Diploma Mailing Request form and submitting it to the Office of the Registrar along with payment for the mailing fee. The diploma will be mailed to the address provided on the request form.
Students can obtain a duplicate diploma by completing the Duplicate Diploma and Diploma Mailing Request and submitting it to the Office of the Registrar along with payment of the duplicate diploma fee. Processing time for such requests is 2 to 4 weeks.
Apostilles provide certification of OSU diplomas, transcripts, and other documents to agencies outside the United States. The Registrar’s Office provides students with apostilles free of charge every Wednesday during normal business hours, except holidays.