Change of Address:

Students can update their address(es) via myNortheastern.

  • Go to View Application to Graduate to change your address.
  • Please put the address that is best to mail your diploma. It does not have to be your current living address.
  • You must change your address 2 weeks prior to graduating.
Commencement and Student Record Name Change:

Commencement and Student Record Name Change Form

Complete this form and return it with the applicable documentation if you would like to change your name on your graduation application and diploma.

Your request must be processed by the Registrar’s Office no less than 6 weeks prior to the ceremony to ensure that your diploma will be printed correctly.

If you are changing your name 6 weeks after you’ve received your diploma, you will need to fill out the Replacement Diploma Form instead.


If you need a diploma notarized please visit the Office of the Registrar’s website.

Apostille Process

If you need more information about Apostilles, please visit the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website.

Replacement/Copy Diploma:

Replacement Diploma Form

The process will take 4-6 weeks. During our peak time (March through May) replacement diplomas will take 8-10 weeks to process and we are unable to rush diplomas during this time.

There is a fee of $50 for each copy

PLEASE NOTE: Only students are authorized to order a replacement for themselves. Others are not permitted to order on behalf of another student.

If you have not received your original copy of your diploma, DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM. Please email us at with your name, NUID, and graduation date so we can investigate the status of your diploma.

Transcript and Enrollment Verification Information:

Transcript and Enrollment Verification information can be found Office of the Registrar’s website.

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Form (TD Garden):

Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient Nomination Form

In order for your nomination to be given full consideration, please provide biographical information and a summary of this person’s career. This can be a resume or other documentation, as appropriate.

Undergraduate Commencement Student Speaker Form (TD Garden):

Undergraduate Student Speaker Form

Submissions will be reviewed by the Student Speaker Selection Committee for the Class of 2020. Applicants will be informed of the results by April 10, 2020. All speeches and videos are submitted with the understanding that they may be posted on the University related web sites and/or used in university related publications.

Please contact Emily Hardman at 617-373-5720 if you have any questions or concerns.