APS 8003 - Campus Designation on Diplomas and Transcripts

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Policy Title: Campus Designation on Diplomas and Transcripts 
APS Number: 8003
Effective: April 9, 2015
Approved by: President Bruce D. Benson
Responsible University Officer: Vice President for Academic Affairs
Responsible Office: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Policy Contact: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Supersedes: Campus Designation on Diplomas, Permanent Record Cards and Transcripts, 07/01/09
Last Reviewed/Updated: April 9, 2015
Applies to: All campuses

Policy Snapshot

Reason for Policy:  The purpose of this policy is to clarify the designation of campuses on diplomas and transcripts.

I. Introduction

The purpose of this policy is to clarify the designation of campuses on diplomas and transcripts.

II. Policy Statement

  1. Awarding of Degrees - Degrees will be awarded by the campus where the student has applied, matriculated, and completed the degree requirements. This includes degrees for students enrolled in multi-campus programs, schools and colleges.  
  2. Diplomas - Diplomas must indicate that the degree has been conferred by the Board of Regents of the University of Colorado and will indicate the campus where the diploma was awarded. The formats to be used for all diplomas are included as Attachment A.  Any deviations must be approved by the President.
  1. Transcripts - Transcripts will indicate the campus at which each course was taken, and will also indicate the campus at which the degree was awarded, in a manner similar to the following example:

III. Related Policies, Procedures, Forms, Guidelines, and Other Resources

  1. Attachment A - Examples of Diploma Formats
  2. APS 2001 - Commencement Exercise Responsibilities

IV. History

    • Initial Policy Effective: Spring 1978
    • APS revised 07/1/09
    • APS revised April 9, 2015

V. Key Words

degree, diploma, transcript, records

Attachment A

General Campus Diploma Example

Master's Degree Diploma Example

Professional Diploma Example
Honorary Diploma Example

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