Masters and Doctoral Graduation Information

New Graduates

Diplomas are ordered 2 weeks after final grades have been submitted by faculty and the student has been cleared by Graduate Records. Delivery times are estimated at 5-7 weeks. Please notify Graduate Records (usdgradrec@sandiego.edu) of any address changes prior to graduation.

Digital Diplomas for Students Who Graduated in January 2019 or Later

In addition to a paper diploma, you will also receive a digital diploma which can be shared with friends and family, prospective employers, posted to social media platforms, or saved to a device. Digital diplomas are ordered 2-3 weeks after degrees are conferred and will be sent to your USD email address. For help logging in to access your digital diploma, please send an email to congratulations@parchment.com.

Replacement Diplomas

If you have graduated from USD and would like to receive an additional copy of your diploma, please send the Replacement Diploma form to Student Financial Services

**Will need to link the form to our new forms and processing time page once created.