Diploma Replacement and Certified Copy Instruction

To order a replacement or additional diploma, please contact:

Office of the Board of Trustees 
The Ohio State University
190 North Oval Mall; 210 Bricker Hall
Columbus, OH 43210-1321

(614) 292-6359
email your questions to: bennett.862@osu.edu 

Duplicate/Replacement Diploma Request Form
Request for Change of Records Form
Authentication of Academic Credentials

Replacement or additional diplomas will be issued to graduates upon written request to the Office of the Board of Trustees at The Ohio State University. To request a diploma, the graduate must submit a notarized duplicate/replacement diploma request form.

Name changes can be made by returning the original diploma and the request for change of records form to the Office of the Board of Trustees at 210 Bricker Hall, 190 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210-1321. Legal documentation of your name change is required. As a courtesy, our office will submit the completed change form to the university Registrar's office.

The new diploma will be mailed to you via UPS in which a signature is required upon receipt. Please allow two weeks for processing and shipping of your request.
Note: Domestic shipments will require a signature upon delivery. International shipments will not require a signature upon delivery.

Certified copies of your OSU diploma can be requested through this office. Please forward the photocopy of your diploma to our office at the address above and it will be certified and forwarded per your instructions. If you would like to obtain a certified copy in person, you may bring a photocopy of your diploma to our office at the address above, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. during Summer Semester).

Fees: $15.00 for the diploma and $9.00 for domestic shipping; $3.00 for a red diploma cover, if requested; $2.00 per certified copy (graduates must supply the photocopy). For international shipping, please email bennett.862@osu.edu with mailing address to receive a quote. Checks* and money orders should be made payable to The Ohio State University. Cash will be accepted from walk-ins.

*Please note that we do not accept credit cards, counter checks, starter checks, third party checks, and foreign checks as sources of payments in this office.