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Diploma Name

Please note that you must verify the spelling of your name, as you wish it to appear on your diploma by Wednesday, March 15, 2023 to ensure the commencement book and your diploma will reflect the name you prefer. You may review and update your diploma name by logging into SIS at After logging in under the About Me tab, click the pencil next to your name. You will be brought to another window, click Add Name, and choose Diploma name. Update your diploma name and click save if you wish to have your full middle name or just initial. If using your middle initial only, please include a period after the initial if desired. You may also update with any accent marks or special characters. All diploma names will be reviewed for compliance with the Tufts preferred name policy. Tufts University recognizes that members of the Tufts community may prefer to use names other than their legal names to identify themselves. Tufts University acknowledges that a “preferred name” may be used on certain University records as long as the use of their preferred name is not for the purposes of misrepresentation or otherwise prohibited by state or federal law. 

Certified Degrees

The week prior to commencement, by logging in to SIS and select My Graduation Status, you will be able to see that you are certified, check your Commencement venue, and check for any outstanding holds on your account. On Friday, May 20th, after 9:00am, you will be able to see the latin honors you are receiving, if applicable. 

Receiving Your Diploma

Your diploma will be mailed to your diploma address, as entered in SIS as of your degree conferral date, 10 business days after your degree conferral. In the absence of a diploma mailing address, your diploma will be mailed to the home address as entered in SIS as of your degree conferral date.