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Please note that picking up the diploma is no longer an option.
Diplomas will be sent to graduates by MAIL ONLY.  Carefully review the categories below for additional information pertaining to your specific graduated status.

Instructions on Obtaining Your Diploma

Current Graduating Student:

In order for your diploma to be mailed to you, your "Home Address" must be up to date.  See below for a guide on "How to Update Your Home Address" in CUNYFirst.

In addition, make sure that you will be eligible to receive your diploma by verifying that you do not have any negative holds or stops on your record.  This can be viewed in the "Holds" section of your student center.

Please note that diplomas are not available until 4-6 weeks after the conferral date of your degree.  Once diplomas are available you will receive an email notification from Parchment with a digital copy of your diploma and the physical diploma should arrive within 2-3 weeks afterwards.  The diploma will be mailed to your "Home Address" via the United State Post Office by first class mail.

Graduated Student:

In order for your original diploma to be mailed to you, you will need to provide all of the requested information on the Diploma Mail Request Form.  The diploma will mailed 4-6 weeks from when your request is received.  

Duplicate Diploma:

To request a duplicate diploma follow the instructions on the Duplicate Diploma Request Form.  Request for duplicate diplomas take 4-6 weeks to process.

Home Address Update Guide

Step Action
  Sign into CUNYFirst ( with your CUNYFirst UserName and Password.

Select "Student Center"

Student Center Tile


Select "Profile"

Profile Tile


Select "Addresses" from the left-hand side menu

Addresses button


Select "Home Address" and click "Current"

Home Address selection


Edit Home Address and Click "Save"

Save changes


Last Updated: 02/07/2023 15:58