The University of Pennsylvania offers
degrees ranging from Bachelor of Arts through Ph.D.
Certificates of Study are also offered by several of
the Schools of the University.
Information on the degrees offered
by the 12 Schools is available under Academic
Degrees and certificates are awarded in May, August, and December. The University holds one Commencement ceremony every May. See www.upenn.edu/secretary/commencement.html for dates and more information.
In order to graduate and be awarded a
degree, you must file a graduation application with
the respective division of your School. Please contact
your School for their application procedures.
Diplomas are issued through the Office
of the University Secretary. Please contact your School
to verify your name as it will appear on the diploma.
Diplomas that are lost or destroyed can
be replaced through the Office
of the University Secretary.