Important Diploma Forms

Commencement Data Form 2015

This form is to be used to make corrections or additions to the graduate’s diploma name and/or prior degree information.

Diploma Disposition Form 2015

This form is to be used for those graduates who will not be attending the diploma ceremony.

Diploma Replacement

If your diploma has been destroyed or is irrecoverably lost, the Registrar’s Office can order a replacement diploma from the University for a $115.00 fee. The order process takes approximately 4-6 months.

Please note that the replacement diploma will not be an exact replica of the original. For additional information, please contact our office at 617.495.4612 or by e-mail.

To request a replacement diploma, please fill out the Diploma Replacement Request Form and mail it to the Office of the Registrar.

 

 

Diploma Translations from Latin to English

    • Diploma Translation – Juris Doctor (J.D.)

      Harvard University in Cambridge in the State of Massachusetts

      The President and Fellows of Harvard College, with the consent of the Honorable and the Reverend Board of Overseers, in solemn council assembled, have admitted

      (Graduate’s name)

      To the rank of Doctor of Law (degree honors if applicable)

      And have given (him/her) and conferred upon (him/her) all rights and privileges belonging to this rank.

      In testimony whereof, to these letters, authenticated by the Seal of the University, the President and Dean, by the authority rightfully committed to them have subscribed their names on this (day) day of (Month) Month in the (year) year of A.D. and of Harvard College the year (Harvard Year).

      Signatures:

      President of Harvard University
      Dean of the Faculty of Law

    • Diploma Translation LL.M. – (Master of Laws)

      Harvard University in Cambridge in the State of Massachusetts
      To all whom this letters come, greetings

      The President and Fellows of Harvard College, with the consent of the Honorable and Reverend Board of Overseers, in formal convocation assembled, have admitted

      (Graduate’s name)

      who has completed everything required by our rules of those suggested in the study of law, to the degree of Master of Laws, and have given and granted to (him/her) the insignia and rights belonging to that degree.

      In testimony whereof, to these letters, authenticated by the Seal of the University, the President and Dean, by the authority rightfully committed to them have subscribed their names on this (day) day of (Month) Month in the (year) year of A.D. and of Harvard College the year (Harvard Year).

      Signatures:

      President of Harvard University
      Dean of the Faculty of Law

    • Diploma Translation: Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.)

      Whereas

      (Graduate’s name)

      Having diligently studied and attained sufficient learning at

      The Faculty of Law

      Having satisfactorily pursued studies in

      (Graduate’s field(s) of study)

      The President and Fellows of Harvard College, acting upon the recommendation of the Faculty and with the consent of the Honorable and Reverend Board of Overseers, have conferred the degree of

      DOCTOR OF JURIDICAL SCIENCE

      With all the rights, privileges and honors appertaining thereunto.

      In witness whereof, by authority duly committed to us, we have hereunder placed our names and the University seal on this (day) day of (Month) Month in the (year) year of A.D. and of Harvard College the year (Harvard Year).

      Signatures:

      President of Harvard University
      Dean of the Faculty of Law