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Delivery of your Diploma

University of Illinois diplomas are 8.5 x 11 inches and sent by first-class mail to a student's diploma address approximately a week or two after your degree has been awarded. Please review or create a diploma address through student self service as necessary before leaving the university.

Delivery Failures

After mailing, if your diploma is returned to the Office of the Registrar, you will be responsible for providing a corrected address. The minimum wait time before contacting the Registrar office for receipt of diploma for domestic delivery is 75 days and 105 days internationally. If your diploma is not returned to the Office of the Registrar after 90 days for domestic and 120 days for international past the mailing date, you will be responsible for providing the correct address and paying for the cost of the replacement diploma.

Ordering a Diploma

Have you lost your diploma or would you like additional copies? The Office of Registrar has an online solutions to make these types of requests.

Online Diploma Services

Online diploma services for the University of Illinois at Chicago are available through the university's official diploma vendor, the Michael Sutter Company. The cost of a replacement or duplicate diploma is $30.00.

Note 1: For UIC degrees earned from Summer 2000 to Fall 2004 Social Security number is requested, Fall 2004 and after the University Identification number is required. If you graduated before Fall 2004, you will need to “Submit a Diploma Request” to order a new diploma.

Note 2: John Marshall Law School Alumni, you will need to “Submit a Diploma Request” to order a replacement diploma.

Services Offered:

  • Ordering a Diploma - Standard or express delivery options are available
  • Ordering an eDiploma - University of Illinois at Chicago eDiploma's are a Signed and Certified PDF of your original paper diploma used for easy diploma verification purposes.
  • Diploma Status - Search the status of a diploma order

Once a diploma request is processed you will receive a secure ID by email within 48 hours. If you have received your diploma recently then you may already have this Secure ID in an email or with your actual diploma.

Online Diploma Services

Ordering a Diploma in Writing

Diplomas may be ordered through the Office of the Registrar. Print out the Diploma re-issue application form, fill in the requested information and have it notarized.  Please include a check or money order payable to the University of Illinois at Chicago for $30 per diploma.

Mail Request to:

Office of the Registrar, MC 018
University  of Illinois at Chicago
Suite 1200 Student Services Building
1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607-7161