Graduation Information – Transcripts and Diplomas
Available through the Registrar’s Office.
Transcripts with degrees posted may be ordered through the Registrar’s Office.
- Degrees will be awarded within 10 business days after the commencement ceremony.
- You may order transcripts ahead of time, but if you need it to show your degree, make sure to check the box to hold for degree.
- Fees apply
- Your full name will be printed on your diploma. You may see how your full name appears in the system by logging onto Trailhead.
- To change your name, follow the instructions found on the Registrar’s website.
- Name changes must be made at least 3 days prior to the graduation checkout deadline.
- If you change your name with the Registrar’s Office, you must notify the Office of Graduate Studies to have your name changed in the Commencement program.
Silver Nickel Plated Diplomas
- Will be shipped by the Registrar’s Office approximately four months following the commencement ceremony.
- Shipped to the diploma mailing address on file. For directions on how to add your Diploma Mailing Address, click here.
- If no diploma mailing address is entered the metal diploma will be mailed to the permanent address on file.
- Metal diplomas are insured and must be signed for upon receipt.
- Additional cost
- To order a paper diploma, follow the directions on the Registrar’s website.
Sterling Silver Diplomas
- Additional cost
- To order a sterling silver diploma, complete the order form through Forum Engraving.
- You may only place your order after degrees have been awarded (approximately 10 business days after the graduation ceremony.
- The CSM Office of Graduate Studies must verify:
- Your name
- Degree title
- Graduation date
- If you do not hear from Forum Engraving within a week of placing your order, please contact them at 303-761-8084.
Starting with the 2016-2017 graduates, the Colorado School of Mines is proud to provide graduates a Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma).
CeDiploma requests will be processed in 2 -3 business days. Once processed, they require an additional 7-10 business days to be generated electronically and then sent to the recipient.
More information can be found on the Registrar’s website.