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At commencement ceremonies, the University celebrates conferral of degrees on those students who have fulfilled its academic expectation. A diploma will be issued after the Registrar has determined that a student meets all requirements for graduation (*students with outstanding financial obligations will not receive their diplomas until their accounts are settled*).

Diplomas will be available on the following dates: 

May Graduates: Diplomas available on July 15
August Graduates: Diplomas available on November 15
December Graduates: Diplomas available on March 15

NOTE: If the date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the diplomas will be available the following Monday.

For May 2023 Graduates, you will receive an email to your Eastern Email once you are officially awarded your degree. Once you receive this email, there will be a link to request to have your diploma mailed when they are available. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT REQUESTS USING THE PROCESS BELOW!

If you are requesting a diploma and you were awarded for August 2022 or prior, you can either:

  1. Submit a request to from your Eastern email to have it mailed.
  2. If you cannot send the request from your Eastern account, please submit the Authorization to Mail Diploma form to the e-mail address. You may also mail or fax (860-465-4382) it to the Registrar's Office.

If you need to order a replacement diploma, please submit the Request to Order Replacement Diploma form. Please refer to the notice on the form regarding the fee for replacement.