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Degree and Diploma Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about your degree or diploma? Review these frequently asked questions to find answers.

Concentration(s)

Will my concentration(s) print on my diploma?

Your concentration(s) will print on your official transcript but does not print on your diploma.

Degree Awarded

I completed all my classes and my grades are posted.  Why has my degree not been awarded?

Your college or campus has approximately 30 days to approve or disapprove your degree.

Departmental Honors

If I graduate with Departmental Honors, will this print on my diploma?

Yes, Departmental Honors will print on your diploma.

Diploma

My degree has been awarded.  When can I expect to receive my diploma?

Diplomas are ordered approximately 90 days after commencement.  You can expect to receive it approximately two weeks after that.  In the meantime, please log into Self Service Carolina and verify that your diploma address is correct by clicking View Submitted Graduation Application.  If your address needs to be updated, send your full name, USCID and correct address to graduate@sc.edu

Graduation with Leadership Distinction

If I graduate with Leadership Distinction, will this print on my diploma?

Yes, this prints on your diploma.

Latin Honors

If I graduate with Latin Honors, will this print on my diploma?

Yes, Latin Honors will print on your diploma.

Minor(s)

Will my minor(s) print on my diploma?

Your minor(s) will print on your official transcript but does not print on your diploma.