• Graduation

A diploma shows that you have completed your coursework at BYU. Final grades and coursework are usually posted onto your transcript after graduation.

About Your Diploma

You choose and confirm the name that you want on your diploma when you apply for graduation. Please enter any punctuation that should be included in your name including periods, accents, etc. (AIM names do not reflect punctuation). We will send your diploma to your mailing address 3 to 8 weeks after graduation. Please note that you won’t get your diploma if you have a financial hold.

You will get your diploma cover at convocation. Contact the Registrar's Office for your diploma cover if you don’t choose to participate in convocation.

Click here to check the status of your diploma order.

What's on Your Diploma

Information on your diploma:

  • University name and place
  • Student name
  • Degree MBA, MS, MA, PhD, JD, etc.
  • Major (Only for December 2008 and after graduates. Only the primary major is listed for dual majors.)
  • Date the degree was awarded
  • Signature of the President of the Board of Trustees and the President of the University
  • University seal
  • University honors/Latin Distinction
  • Sizes:
    • Master’s diplomas: 8 1/2 x 11 in.
    • Doctorate diplomas: 11 x 14 in.

How to Reorder Your Diploma

To order a duplicate diploma, please contact Records and Registration by phone or send the following information through YMessage, mail, or fax:

  • Name (please enter any punctuation that should be included in your name including periods, accents, etc.)
  • Birthdate
  • Degree
  • # Copies of Diploma
  • Contact Information
  • How to Receive Your Diploma: Mail or Pick up (choose one)
  • Special Requests (Notarized, mailed Express Mail)
  • Credit Card Information (not accepted through email)


  • Master’s diplomas: $10.00
  • Master's diploma covers: $5.00
  • Doctorate diplomas: $15.00
  • Doctorate diploma covers: $10.00

Electronic Diploma

Students who graduated after 2003 can order an eDiploma for $5.00 by following these steps:

  1. Go to https://www.michaelsutter.com/byu.
  2. Enter in BYU ID number and last name.
  3. Click "Search My BYU Diploma".
  4. Click on "BYU eDiploma Login".
  5. Enter email address for the diploma to be sent to.
  6. Enter credit card information.
  7. Submit the order.
  8. A signed and certified PDF of the diploma is emailed within minutes.