The Brown University diploma is produced entirely in Latin (except for name of graduate) and bears the Seal of the Corporation of Brown University in the lower center (in black) as well as the signatures of the University President and the Secretary of the Corporation. The diploma is only conferred once per year in May at commencement and for students in the college, there is only ONE diploma awarded whether AB, ScB, or the Five Year combined Ab-ScB. Terminal advaced degrees are Conferred three times a year (October, February, and at Commencment in May.)

For further infomation regarding diploma distribution procedures; certified electronic diplomas (CeCredential); replacement hard copy diplomas; Apostilles of diploma copies; or Latin to English language translations of diplomas please visit the links to the left in this section.

For information on diploma frames, please visit the Brown University Bookstore website. All diplomas currently measure 8.5" x 11".