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Diploma Request Procedures

Howard University offers alumni the opportunity to obtain replacement, certification and translation (Latin only) of their diplomas upon written request. The fee for a replacement diploma is $55.00 per copy. Please see below for information regarding these services.

Diploma Certification

To obtain a certification of a diploma issued to graduates from Howard University, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Certification Request Form (PDF).
     
  2. Submit a photocopy of the original diploma with the completed Certification Request Form.
     
  3. Please indicate on the form if you would like to pick up the certification or have it mailed. If you prefer mailing, please provide the mailing address.
     
  4. Forward the completed Certification Request Form and the photocopy of the original diploma to the address below.

    Office of the Registrar – Howard University
    The Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building – Suite 105
    c/o Mr. Ernest Gaston
    2400 6th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20059

Diploma Replacement

To obtain a replacement diploma issued to graduates from Howard University, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete and have notarized a Replacement Request Form (PDF).
     
  2. Forward the Replacement Request Form and a check or money order in the amount of $55.00 to the address below.

    Office of the Registrar – Howard University
    The Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building – Suite 105
    c/o Mr. Ernest Gaston
    2400 6th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20059

Diploma Translation

English translation of Latin diplomas issued by Howard University.

To obtain a translation of a Latin diploma issued to graduates from Howard University, please complete the following steps: 

  1. Complete a Translation Request Form (PDF).
     
  2. Forward the completed Translation Request Form to the address below.

Office of the Registrar – Howard University
The Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building – Suite 105
c/o Mr. Ernest Gaston
2400 6th Street NW
Washington, DC 20059

Medical Diploma Translation

English translation of Latin diplomas issued by Howard University.

To obtain a translation of a College of Medicine Latin diploma issued to graduates from Howard University, please complete the following steps: 

  1. Complete a Translation Request Form (PDF).
     
  2. Forward the completed Translation Request Form to the address below. 

College of Medicine
Office of Academic Affairs
c/o Darlene Wall
520 W Street, NW, Rm. 527
Washington, DC 20059