Certificate of Graduation

Graduates of Yale University are entitled to one diploma for each degree earned. Copies of diplomas will not be issued. However, certificates evidencing proof of graduation and bearing the seal of the University are available for $20.00. This document usually meets the need for which a duplicate diploma is requested. Please see below for details regarding certificate requests and to view a sample certificate.

  • All applicants for certificates of graduation must complete and return an application for certificate of graduation form.
    • This application form CANNOT be submitted to this office by email or fax.
  • Verification of your signature by a Notary Public is required.
  • Certificates will be processed upon receipt of the completed application form and the fee of $20.00 (payable to Yale University).
  • Certificates of graduation are sent via U.S. First-Class mail. Please allow 5 days delivery time by the Postal Service before contacting our office at 203.432.7141.
  • If you would like the document returned to you by express courier, please provide a prepaid FedEx return slip or include an additional amount of $25.00 for domestic shipping; $65.00 for international shipping.
  • The completed certificate of graduation, which includes the raised seal of the University, cannot be returned to you by email or fax.

SAMPLE

YALE UNIVERSITY
NEW HAVEN. CONNECTICUT

THIS CERTIFIES THAT

NAME

COMPLETED SATISFACTORILY
THE REQUIRED COURSE OF STUDY IN

SCHOOL

AND WAS ADMITTED TO THE DEGREE OF

DEGREE

IN YALE UNIVERSITY

DATE

________________

Secretary

Download application for Certificate of Graduation Form