O'Dowd Hall, Room 100
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-3450
Registrar Services fax: (248) 370-3890
Academic Records: fax: (248) 370-2586
Office Hours:
M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Reorder Your Diploma

To order a replacement diploma, please complete, sign (electronic signatures cannot be accepted), and send the Diploma Reorder Request Form via fax, mail or email to the Office of the Registrar, Academic Records.


Follow these steps to ensure you are on track and eligible for graduation.

Step 1

Run a  degree evaluation to review outstanding requirements by logging into  SAIL and clicking on Progress to Degree under the Academic Resources tab.
Step 2


Meet with your academic adviser to ensure that you have met your degree requirements and you have declared your major(s) and minor(s). 

The Office of the Registrar conducts an official graduation audit and obtains approvals from the academic units. A final graduation list is produced approximately eight weeks after the last day of final exams for that semester or session. Diplomas are mailed to the address provided on the Application for Degree.

Step 3

All students must apply to graduate by submitting an Application for Degree online. Apply to graduate for the term you will complete your program requirements. Use the table below to find your deadline to apply. 

Undergraduate students should apply by the posted deadline. Graduate students (receiving a master's degree or above) are encouraged to apply during their second to last semester.
Last Courses Completed in: Graduation Application Opens: Graduation Application Closes: Participate in Commencement:
December April 1Last Friday in SeptemberFall Ceremony (December)
April August 1Last Friday in JanuarySpring Ceremony (May)

November 1

March 1 

Last Friday in January

Last Friday in May

Spring Ceremony (May) 

Fall Ceremony

Step 4

Follow these steps to apply to graduate online. Read all instructions on each page. If you need help applying, follow these instructions

  1. Log into MySAIL using your NetID and password.

  2. Select SAIL from the menu bar. 

  3. Select Student Services, then Student Records, then Apply to Graduate.

  4. Select the most current term. 

  5. Verify your curriculumIf it's incorrect, contact your academic adviser.

  6. Select the last date of the semester in which you will finish all of your degree requirements. Do not select a date based on the commencement ceremony you want to attend. 

  7. Indicate if you plan to attend the commencement ceremony. 

  8. Select a name for your diploma. You can edit your name if boxes appear. 

  9. Select your primary address or enter the mailing address where your diploma should be sent (diplomas are sent six weeks after the end of each term). 

  10. Verify the summary. Before you click Submit Request verify that:
    - You selected the correct graduation date and term
    - Your name is entered exactly the way you want it to appear on your diploma
    - The diploma mailing address is accurate for where you will live six weeks after graduation
    - All your majors/minors/concentrations are listed and correct

  11. Follow the directions to reserve tickets for commencement.
Step 5

You must attend the
commencement fair — held once in the fall and once in the spring — if you are planning on participating in commencement. At the fair, you can:
Now that you've followed these steps, you're ready to participate in a commencement ceremony! If you graduate in April and June, you are invited to the April commencement ceremony. If you graduate in August and December, you are invited to the December ceremony.