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Graduation is not an automatic process, you must submit a Graduation Application. See deadlines below for the term in which you are graduating. 

It is the responsibility of the student to declare (notify) any other Pitt Schools that they are doing a minors/certificates/dual degrees prior to submitting their Graduation Application to SHRS. 

SHRS Graduation Application Deadlines

SHRS December 2022 Graduation Application Deadlines: (Graduation Term - 2231)  

December Graduates will submit a Graduation Application starting the beginning of July. - Information on when and how to apply will be sent to the student's Pitt email.

  • Final date to submit an application is Beginning of December.

SHRS April 2023 Graduation Application Deadlines: (Graduation Term - 2234) 

  • Information on when and how to apply will be sent to the student's Pitt email in the fall term prior to the spring graduation term.
  • Final date to submit an application is TBD

SHRS June 2023 Graduation Application Deadlines: (Graduation Term - 2237) 

  • Information on when and how to apply will be sent to the student's Pitt email in the fall term prior to the spring graduation term.
    Final date to submit an application is TBD

SHRS August 2023 Graduation Application Deadlines: (Graduation Term - 2237)  

  • Information on when and how to apply will be sent to the student's Pitt email in the fall term prior to the spring graduation term.
    Final date to submit an application is TBD

Theses/Dissertations

If you are completing a master's thesis or dissertation, please visit the Doctoral/Master Thesis web page for instructions on the ETD process. Please email Courtney Fleck at courtney.fleck@pitt.edu to obtain your ETD packet. 

Diplomas

Diplomas are mailed from the Main University Registrar to the address you supplied on your graduation application. Students will be notified via their campus email when their diploma has been shipped.  

All Undergrad and Graduate students receive an 8.5x11 diploma from the University, except for PHD students who receive a 12 x16.

If you have any questions regarding diplomas, including the address your diploma will be sent to (the one you put on your graduation application), please contact the Main Pitt Registrar at 412-624-7627 or graduation@registrar.pitt.edu

Offical Transcripts

You can order an official transcript online using the University Registrars website Transcripts/Verifications

If you have any questions regarding transcripts please contact the Main Pitt Registrar at 412-624-7635 or transcert@registrar.pitt.edu

SHRS Certificates

If you completed a certificate from SHRS, you will be mailed the certificate from SHRS to the address you supplied on your graduation application.  If you have a question on your SHRS certificate, please contact Kellie Beach at kbeach@pitt.edu.