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.
Printable Duplicate Diploma Order Form:
The Duplicate Diploma Order Form can be completed on your computer and printed or printed and filled out by hand. You must sign the form before a notary who will confirm your identity by signing the form and applying their notary seal. This protects your identity and the confidentiality of your student records. If you mail the form from outside the United States, and the mailing bears an international postmark, the notary requirement will be waived. All requests must bear the signature of the UI alum who is requesting the duplicate diploma as well as a current residing/mailing address.
Send requests to:
2700 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242
If questions, please call (319) 335-0296.
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 notarized copies, however, larger orders will require additional processing time. Notarized copies require an original, full-sized photocopy or scanned image of the original UI diploma. In most cases, notarized copies will be mailed to you approximately two working days after we receive your request. Email scanned images to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com