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Diploma Information

Diploma Issuance

Diplomas are mailed 4 to 6 weeks after graduation and grades have posted. Your diploma will be mailed to the current mailing address in SHIP. If you do not receive your diploma because of an incorrect address in SHIP, you will be charged $25 for a replacement diploma.

Double Majors

Only the primary major will be reflected on your diploma. Both majors will appear on your transcript. Minors are not shown on the diploma.

Diploma Holds

Neither your diploma nor your transcript will be released if you have outstanding financial obligations to the university. It is your responsibility to clear any holds or financial obligations.

How long will the Registrar's Office retain my diploma?

Unclaimed copies are retained for one year and then destroyed.

How can I order a replacement diploma?

To order a replacement diploma, please submit a written request to the address below. This request must contain your name, the degree earned, the term of graduation, and either your student ID number, your birthdate or the last four digits of your social security number.  A check/money order made payable to Armstrong State University for $25.00 is also required.  Please include a telephone number where you may be reached, if additional information is needed. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for delivery.

Submit Written Request To:
Assistant Registrar
Armstrong State University
Office of the Registrar
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

An error was made on my diploma. How can I get it corrected?

You should return the incorrect diploma to the Registrar's Office. A replacement diploma will be ordered and mailed to the address on file in the Registrar's Office.

My name has changed. How can I ensure the correct name will be reflected on my diploma?

Name changes should be submitted with required documentation to the Registrar's Office no later than three months prior to the scheduled graduation ceremony. Name changes submitted after this date will not be reflected on the diploma. To correct the name after the deadline, you must order a replacement diploma.


Graduates from the Georgia Southern University Armstrong Campus and Liberty Campus will have the opportunity to graduate from their historic university and receive an Armstrong State University diploma, but will have the option to request a “Georgia Southern University” diploma from the new University.