Official graduation from Illinois State happens after grades are posted and you fulfill all your degree requirements after a final graduation audit.
Diplomas are not distributed at the commencement ceremony. You'll receive your diploma in the mail 8 to 10 weeks after you officially graduate. Diplomas are mailed to the address that you provide on your graduation application.
Check your degree requirements online. Your catalog year is the same year you were admitted to Illinois State.
Complete the Diploma Replacement Form
Cost: $12 per diploma/certificate
Cost: $4 per diploma/certificate cover
If you want your diploma or transcript notarized, let us know on the Comments line on the form. There is no fee for this service.
If you want the notarized copies of your diploma or transcript to also include an Apostille, include the following on your form:
We will forward these items, along with the two notarized copies of your diploma, to the Illinois Secretary of State Office. They will attach the Apostille and mail the documents using the pre-addressed, postage-paid envelope you provide.
Visit the Illinois Secretary of State Office's guide for more information on certifying official documents for foreign use.