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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, the graduating student can authorize another individual to pick up their diploma by dropping off a Diploma Release Request form in person at B102 Kerr Administration Building OR send it via their ONID email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Students with an inactive ONID email account will need to provide a copy of their photo ID with the Diploma Release Request form for identification purposes. To pick up the diploma, the authorized individual must present photo ID at the Office of the Registrar.
Students may have their diploma mailed to them by completing the Diploma Mailing Request/Duplicate Diploma Order form and submitting it to the Office of the Registrar along with payment for the mailing fee. If payment does not accompany the diploma mailing request/duplicate diploma order form, your OSU student account will be billed accordingly. The diploma will be mailed to the address provided on the request form.
Students can obtain a duplicate diploma by completing the Diploma Mailing Request/Duplicate Diploma Order 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.