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 deadline for submitting name changes is the last day of classes.  The last day of classes is listed on the Semester Calendar.

Diploma 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 8
Spring diplomas:  Available starting July 1
Summer diplomas:  Available starting September 8

Students wanting to have their diploma mailed to them can request and pay for this service through the myWSU portal. Simply log in, click the myClasses tab, locate the Graduation Links section, click the Request for Diploma Mailing link and submit your shipping and payment information. Diplomas will be mailed starting on the distribution dates specified above. Graduates are eligible for up to five free transcripts and must request these separately. For more information, please see wichita.edu/transcripts.

If you have instructed us not to release any information on you, your written permission is required for us to verify your degree. Prospective employers would not be able to verify your degree through the National Student Clearinghouse. To purchase a degree certification, go to wichita.edu/certification

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. For questions regarding financial holds, please contact Accounts Receivable at 316-978-3333.


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

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

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