The University recognizes that many members of the Bucknell community use names that are different from their legal names to identify themselves. Generally, the diploma will show the preferred name you indicate on your Application to Graduate. Be advised that in some situations the diploma is classified as a legal document, requiring that the name on the diploma match other legal documents. Preferred or affirming names that are used in order to avoid a legal obligation may be refused or removed.
Current students or alumni who have changed their legal name may note that change on University records by presenting the appropriate documentation to the Office of the Registrar, Marts Hall 201. If you find an error on your diploma, simply notify the Office of the Registrar, and a replacement will be ordered at no charge
Replacement or Duplicate Diplomas
Bucknell graduates may order a diploma to replace their original diploma. Alumni who have changed their legal name may have it noted on University records by presenting appropriate documentation to the Office of the Registrar. Diplomas are processed through a third-party partner, Paradigm, and payment must accompany your request.
To order a replacement diploma, download the form below and send it to:
Office of the Registrar
1 Dent Drive
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Make checks or money orders payable to Bucknell University. We cannot accept credit or debit cards at this time.
Download the Replacement Diploma Order Form (pdf)
Shipping Options Within the Continental U.S.
Please indicate on your reorder form which of the below methods you would prefer and submit payment with the form.
- Silver Standard (base fee): $35, shipped by USPS mail; may take up to two weeks to process and ship
- Gold Rush: $22 plus the base $35 fee; will be processed within five business days and shipped via UPS Ground
- Platinum Emergency: $40 plus the base $35 fee; will be processed overnight and shipped via Next Day Air
Shipping Options: International, Hawaii or Alaska
Shipping charges vary depending on the destination. Please call the Office of the Registrar before submitting the form to determine extra charges for shipping.