If an MG (Missing Grade) or an I (Incomplete) is noted on your transcript, your degree
will not be conferred until you are given a final grade. Contact the instructor of
the course with questions.
You must resolve all financial holds before you can receive your diploma. Check your
student account balance via BU BRAIN, and contact Student Accounts to clear any holds.
What’s on my diploma?
Your name will appear as you entered it on your Application for Degree. Your name
cannot be changed after the diploma has been printed. To make any changes to your
diploma after you’ve submitted the Application for Degree, you must contact the Degree Coordinator.
The name on your official student record (including diplomas and transcripts) cannot
be changed after your degree has been conferred.
If you earned Latin Honors (Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude or Cum Laude), the designation
will be included on your diploma.
Undergraduate students in the College of Community and Public Affairs and the Thomas
J. Watson College of Engineering and Applied Science will have their majors printed
on their diplomas.
Harpur students completing more than one major will only receive one (1) diploma.
All majors and minors will appear on the official transcript.
The diploma measures 11 inches wide by 8.5 inches tall (US letter-size paper, landscape