Ph.D. and M.F.A. candidates will receive their diplomas at the Commencement ceremony. Ph.D. candidates not participating in the ceremony may pick up their diplomas in the Graduate School beginning on May 18, 2016. Diplomas for master’s degree candidates will be mailed to the address listed on your Diploma Application approximately eight weeks after commencement. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.