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What appears on the diploma?

The diploma lists:
  • the name of the college within Marquette (e.g., College of Engineering)
  • primary or preferred name as selected by student when applying for graduation
  • date of graduation
  • type of degree completed (e.g., bachelor of arts)
  • all majors or program for which requirements have been met
  • any honors earned (e.g., summa cum laude)

What is the size of the diploma?

Marquette diplomas measure nine inches high and 12 inches wide. If you are looking for a diploma frame, the Spirit Shop sells a mahogany wood diploma frame.

What does it mean to graduate with honors?

See the GPA requirements for graduation honors.

What if there is an error on my diploma and/or certificate?

Please contact Marquette Central to make arrangements for replacement. You will need to return the erroneous diploma/certificate in person or by mail before a replacement is issued.



The Office of the Registrar is the official keeper of academic records including course registrations, grades, transcripts and diplomas.

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