The Wellesley College Diploma

The Wellesley College Diploma is presented to graduates after the Commencement ceremonies. It is printed in Latin (see translation below), as the original diplomas were in 1875.   

The diploma measures a standard diploma size of 8" x 10". 

Ordering a Replacement Diploma

If you wish to order a new copy of your Wellesley College diploma, please complete this form and mail it to the Registrar's Office with the $75.00 fee.  Diploma orders require 6-8 weeks for processing.  Please note that diplomas are only released once all financial obligations to the College have been met.

Diploma Translation

The following is a Latin-to-English translation of the Wellesley College diploma. We recommend Translate Google for translations into other languages.

The President and Trustees of Wellesley College send greetings to all whom these words reach.  
In accordance with her merits we admit _______________ to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and we award her and grant her the rights and privileges that accompany this degree.  In testimony of this action, with this diploma authorized by the seal of the College, on the _____ day of the _____ month in the ______ year of our Lord, we by the authority granted to us have signed our names below.
_______________________           ____________________________
President of the College                   Chairman of the Board of Trustees
You can also print out this official translation on letterhead.