Diploma Requests

Diplomas for students that will be conferred for May 2017 will be available as of July 10, 2017.

Request to Mail Diploma


If you have filled out a diploma application* and included your diploma mailing address, there is no need to complete the Request to Mail Diploma application.  However, if you need to change the mailing address, please proceed with the application online.

*To confirm the mailing address on your diploma application, please visit the following sites that applies to you:

Undergraduate Application

Graduate Application

Diploma Release Authorization

If you are unable to pick up your Rutgers University-Newark diploma, and want to send someone to pick it up on your behalf, complete the online Diploma Release Authorization form  .

Application for May 2017 has ended. Students must apply for October 2017 through the appropriate application below.

All Undergraduate Degree Candidates must use this link: http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/office-dean-student-affairs/graduation-certification
Please check the website for application deadline dates.

All Graduate Degree Candidates must use this link: https://www.ugadmissions.rutgers.edu/Diploma
Students using this application to apply for degree certification should submit their applications before the following dates.


Degree candidates seeking to be certified to graduate for the approaching October, January or May certification periods must apply electronically for graduation according to the deadlines posted on the sites above.

However, general dates for submitting applications for graduation are as follows:

  • For expected October degree candidates, applications must be submitted by August 1st.
  • For expected January degree candidates, applications must be submitted by November 1st.
  • For expected May degree candidates, applications must be submitted by March 1st.


Graduating with Honors (Applies to Undergraduates ONLY), click here for details.

Request a duplicate or replacement diploma through the Office of the University Registrar according to the instructions on the following link: http://nbregistrar.rutgers.edu/forms/dupl-diploma.pdf