Paper Certificates

Your name will appear on Your name will appear on your Paper Certificate as it does on your UWM transcript. Please review your transcript and make any necessary name changes in Mellencamp 274 at least one month prior to the degree conferral date.your Paper Certificate as it does on your UWM transcript. Please review your transcript and make any necessary name changes in Mellencamp 274 at least one month prior to the degree conferral date.

Paper Certificates are sent to your PAWS U.S. Mailing Address approximately 8-10 weeks after your Certificate has been awarded.
  • Notify the Graduation Processing Office at gs-graduationprocessing@uwm.edu if you would instead like to:
    • Pick up your Paper Certificate.
    • Receive information regarding the mailing of your Paper Certificate to a foreign mailing address.
    • Request that someone else pick-up your Paper Certificate.
      • An Authorization Letter For Diploma Pickup must be completed online.
      • The authorized recipient of the paper certificate must present a photo ID at the time of paper certificate pick up. A copy of the ID will be retained along with the letter.

Replacement Paper Certificates

Contact gs-graduationprocessing@uwm.edu to verify that your original Paper Certificate was mailed; a hold on your record may have prevented the mailing of your Paper Certificate.

To order a Replacement Paper Certificate, contact gs-graduationprocessing@uwm.edu.