Students who graduate from The American University of Paris in the fall will receive their diploma during the graduation ceremony in May of the following year. For those who 听graduate in the spring, diplomas will be sent to your mailing address, so please make sure that your mailing information is up to date by providing your . See the Diploma Timeline below to see when you can expect to receive your diploma. Please note that if you have any outstanding monetary obligations to the University, you will not be able to receive your diploma until full payment has been made.

Your diploma is a valuable document, so please be sure to keep it safe. Currently wee do not provide digital copies. If you need to confirm your graduation 鈥 for a future employer or graduate program, for example 鈥 do not send 听your original diploma. Instead, request a graduation certificate. If you are a third party looking to confirm the degree of one of our students for a job or internship, please contact the Registrar鈥檚 Office directly.

Diploma timeline

Our diploma timeline details how and when your diploma will be delivered and the information you need to provide. Do not hesitate to contact the Registrar's Office with any questions about your diploma.

Month Process
September 听-
October All degree candidates complete degree application with advisors. Diplomas for summer graduates arrive. Mailing begins.
November All degree candidates submit degree applications to Registrar鈥檚 Office.
December Degree applications verified by registrar. Students receive confirmation via email.
January Final grades received for fall graduates. Registrar completes final degree check for fall graduates.
February Diplomas for fall graduates ordered.
March Diplomas for fall graduates arrive.
April 听-
May Final grades received for spring graduates. Registrar completes final degree check for spring graduates.
June Diplomas for spring graduates ordered.
July Final grades received for summer graduates. Registrar completes final degree check.
August Diplomas for summer graduates ordered. Diplomas for spring graduates arrive and mailing begins.

Proof of graduation

After graduation from BT天堂, you may be asked by potential employers to provide proof that you earned a degree. Depending on the information that is requested, there are four different options:

  • The graduation certificate is an official letter signed and stamped by the Registrar鈥檚 Office that details your time at BT天堂 and the degree(s) you were awarded. You may request a graduation certificate at no cost, and it can be sent to you by mail or email.
  • You may also request an official transcript. A transcript details every course and grade earned at BT天堂 including cumulative GPA and degree awarded and may be useful if you are asked to provide more details on your academic accomplishments. Transcripts cost a small processing fee and can be sent to you either in paper format or electronically.
  • Your diploma is another way to prove your successful graduation from the University, but we recommend that you hold on to the original and not send it out as part of an application.
  • The last option is to obtain a certified copy of your diploma. We do not keep copies of your diploma on file. To obtain a certified copy of your diploma, you must send us either an email from your BT天堂 account with a scanned copy of your diploma and your full name, years of attendance, and mailing address or a signed written request with your full name, years of attendance, mailing address, and photocopy of your diploma. This process takes up to three business days 听and is free of charge.

Requesting an Apostille for your diploma or transcript

The Registrar鈥檚 Office does not provide apostille services.

We recommend students use , which is a secure, third-party licensed professional firm that can have your documents certified by the US State and Federal Departments, as well as Foreign Embassies for submission outside of the United States. You may request a free quote using the above link, or contact them by email:

Please write to with any queries.

Replacement Diploma

If your diploma has been lost or damaged, you may . Duplicate diplomas cost 60 euros and may take several weeks to receive.

Please confirm you have effectively earned your degree before submitting a duplicate diploma request, by writing to