All certificate, bachelor's, master's and PhD diplomas are 8.5" high x 11" wide. The name on the diploma will read the same as the name submitted in the online application for degree, provided the Registrar’s office has a record of that name. Please contact jama.challans@wichita.edu if you have questions regarding your name on your diploma. 

The deadlines for submitting name changes are:

Fall diplomas:  February 1
Spring diplomas:  July 1
Summer diplomas:  September 1

Diplomas distribution dates are listed below. They can be picked up at the transcript window on the first floor in Jardine Hall on the Main Campus. If the distribution dates fall on a weekend or holiday, diplomas will be available the next business day. You must show identification to pick up your diploma and cover.

Fall diplomas:  Available starting February 15
Spring diplomas:  Available starting July 15
Summer diplomas:  Available starting September 8

If you wish to have your diploma and diploma cover sent to you in the mail, you must submit a Diploma Release form along with a readable copy of your current government-issued photo ID and required fee. Choose "within the USA" or "outside the USA" release.

Duplicate diplomas require a fee and a Duplicate diploma form. Please allow two weeks for processing.

Diplomas will not be provided to students with outstanding financial or other obligations to the University, with limited exceptions consistent with state and federal laws.


Wichita State University
Office of the Registrar
Jardine Hall, Room 117
1845 Fairmount Street
Wichita, KS 67260-0058

Phone: (316) 978-3055, Option 2
Fax: (316) 978-3795
Email: diplomas@wichita.edu

Visit us: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.