Academic Rules

Diplomas and Certificates

Diplomas are ordered after program completion has been certified by schools/colleges and posted by the Registrar’s Office. You will receive your diploma/certificate four to six weeks after the certification/posting process has been completed. SU reserves the right to withhold diplomas/certificates from students who are financially delinquent, or at the request of the Office of Judicial Affairs.

Undergraduate diplomas:

  • display the degree title;
  • display University honors and “Renée Crown University Honors,” when awarded;
  • do not list major or minor; and
  • are signed by the chancellor and the dean(s) of the student's school(s)/college(s).
     

Graduate diplomas:

  • display the degree title;
  •  list major, except when already included in the degree title, e.g., Master of Social Work; and
  • are signed by the chancellor, the dean of the Graduate School, and the dean(s) of the student's school(s)/college(s).
     

Certificates of Advanced Study:

  • display the certificate title (i.e., Certificate of Advanced Study);
  • list the area of study; and
  • are signed by the chancellor, the dean of the Graduate School, and the dean(s) of the school(s)/college(s) that award the C.A.S.