After a degree or academic certificate is awarded, the University will order the ceremonial diploma or certificate on the student’s behalf. All degrees and certificates will be sent to the current mailing address on file. For information on updating the mailing address, please go to Update Your Personal Information.
The official diploma will list the following information:
- Student name
The information listed on the diploma must match the official UNT record. Students completing more than one major will have a separate diploma for each major. Minors and concentrations are not listed on the official diploma. Once completed, minors are listed on the official UNT transcript.
Name on Diploma
Current students may update the name for their diploma through their online graduation application. Former students ordering a new diploma may specify their name on the order form.
There are some restrictions as to what changes can be made to the diploma name. Students may change their first and middle name, but the last name must contain the primary legal name (students may use a second last name along with the primary last name, or a former primary name). If you have completed a legal name change, please update the primary legal name on your UNT record. For further instructions please go to Update Your Personal Information.
Ordering Duplicate Diplomas and Certificates
Duplicate diplomas and academic certificates can be ordered through our office. All Bachelor's and Master's diploma reorders will be in 11 x 14 format and Doctoral diplomas will be in 14 x 17 format. All diplomas, regardless of the year of graduation, will read University of North Texas and have current administrators' signatures. Please allow six to eight weeks for delivery. Certificates are in a 9 x 12 format.
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Order forms must include an original, handwritten signature, and will be accepted in person, by mail or e-mail.
Eagle Student Services Center (ESSC), Room 209
University of North Texas
Office of the Registrar
Attn: Duplicate Diploma Order
1155 Union Circle #311400
Denton, TX 76203-1400
Notarization – If you need your diploma notarized, please request for it to be notarized next to your handwritten signature towards the bottom of the order form. It will take longer as the diploma will be mailed to UNT first to be notarized and then will be mailed to the address on the order form.
For more information, contact the Registrar's Information Counter by calling 940-565-2344 or visiting Eagle Student Services Center (ESSC) Room 209.