An online degree application is available here. Students can complete the application anytime during the academic year in which they expect to graduate.
Your name will appear exactly as you have listed it on your degree application. Students with special characters or diacritical marks in their name should contact the Undergraduate Deans Office to discuss the correct display of their name.
Students graduating in the spring and participating in the June ceremony will receive diplomas at the Commencement ceremony or immediately afterwards in Baker Main Hall, if it rains or rain is predicted (unless there are outstanding obligations preventing the release of the diploma). Diplomas for students graduating in the summer, fall, winter, or those who do not participate in the June ceremony will be sent to the diploma mailing address listed on your degree application.
Undergraduate diplomas measure 16"w x 12"h.
Yes, cum laude, magna cum laude, and summa cum laude appear on diplomas.
Please see the 2012-13 ORC (Organizations, Regulations, and Courses) for the regulations that apply to the awarding of Latin honors for Bachelor of Arts degree.
English translation of Bachelor of Arts degree awarded by Dartmouth College
By the authority of the Trustees of Dartmouth College
To all who read this document, greetings:
Let it be known that we have decided to honor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
and in accord with his/her merits to decorate him/her with the title and rank of Bachelor of Arts
and that we have bestowed upon him/her the fullest power of enjoying all the privileges and
immunities and honors which everywhere on earth pertain to this same rank. Of which act let our
official seal and names be a witness.
Conferred from the halls of the College in Hanover, New Hampshire on the . . . . . day
of the month of . . . . . . . . . . . . . . in the year . . . . . . .
If you would like to download a copy of the translation, please click here.
Last Updated: 10/18/12