The production of duplicate copies of diplomas and notarized copies has been suspended indefinitely.  

In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, UI leadership has directed all employees outside of UI Health Care to work remotely.  As a result, our response time and access to certain office equipment, technology, and materials has been affected.  Thank you for your patience and understanding. We will be providing support via email primarily, and phone.   If questions, please contact

The UI does not issue digital copies of diplomas.  Alternately, you might consider obtaining a digital/electronic copy of your official transcript which you can request at this time:  Visit Transcripts at:  

Alumni can also print their own degree verification by using their HawkID and password through MyUI.

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Requesting a Duplicate Copy of Your Diploma

A duplicate copy of your University of Iowa diploma can be ordered by using the Online Duplicate Diploma Order Form or the Printable Duplicate Diploma Order Form.   

Your name on the diploma will appear as it does on your UI student records unless you submit a name change request with the required documentation. All duplicate diplomas will have the notation "Duplicate diploma issued" with the issue date in the lower left corner.  A duplicate copy of a will not be issued to former students whose University account is restricted for past due payment or in collection. 

Once we’ve received your request, please allow 10 working days for it to be processed, regardless of delivery method.  The diploma will be sent to you through USPS unless Fed Ex delivery is requested.  FedEx is recommended for international delivery as USPS First Class international delivery may take 6 - 8 weeks.  Fed Ex charges are billed through the University Billing Office.  Cash or credit card payment cannot be accepted when ordering your replacement diploma, however, once charges have been billed, Ubill payments may be made several ways.  International payments may be made using Flywire.  If customers are unable to pay with Flywire, please contact University Billing Office to obtain alternative bank transfer instructions.   

  • Domestic Fed Ex - Standard Overnight - $15 domestic shipping fee
  • International Fed Ex - International Priority - $45 international shipping fee

The University of Iowa does not issued digital copies of diplomas at this time. 

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The production of duplicate copies of diplomas and notarized copies has been suspended indefinitely.

Requesting Notarized Copies of University of Iowa Diplomas

You must have your original University of Iowa diploma in order to obtain notarized copies.  If you do not have your original diploma you must follow the instructions above to order a duplicate copy of your diploma from which notarized copies may be made.

Graduates sometimes request a duplicate/replacement diploma when a notarized copy of their diploma would serve their purposes.  A notarized copy is a photocopy of an existing diploma printed on security paper, notarized, and embossed with the University of Iowa's seal.  This kind of documentation is often used for licensing boards, visas, etc. 

There is no charge for up to 5 notarized copies of your diploma. Notarized copies require an original, full-sized photocopy or scanned image of the original UI diploma.  Email scanned images to or send a photocopy to Graduation Services, 2700 UCC, Iowa City, IA  52242.  If questions arise, please call (319) 335-0228.

If you are ordering a duplicate diploma and wish to have notarized copies of that diploma, please be sure to include a note along with the request form or send an email to