APS #8003

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Campus Designation on Diplomas and Transcripts

Brief Description

To clarify the designation of campuses on diplomas and transcripts.

Reason for Policy

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

Policy Profile

APS Policy Title: 
Campus Designation on Diplomas and Transcripts
APS Number: 
8003
Effective Date: 
February 1, 2024
Approved By: 
President Todd Saliman
Responsible University Officer: 
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Responsible Office: 
Office of Academic Affairs
Policy Contact: 
Office of Academic Affairs
Supersedes: 
Campus Designation on Diplomas and Transcripts, April 9, 2015
Last Reviewed/Updated date: 
February 1, 2024
Applies to: 
All campuses

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 format to be used for all diplomas is included as Attachment A.  Any deviations must be approved by the president.
     
    1. Honorary degree diplomas will be ordered by Office of the Board of Regents staff working directly with the campus registrars.
       
    2. See Attachment A for an example or refer to APS 2001 - Commencement Exercise Responsibilities for additional information.
       
  3. ​​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 example in Attachment B.

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

  1. Attachment A - Examples of Diploma Formats
  2. Attachment B – Example of Transcript Format
  3. APS 2001 - Commencement Exercise Responsibilities

IV. History

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  • Adopted:  Spring 1978.
  • Revised:  July 1, 2009; April 9, 2015; February 1, 2024.
  • Last Reviewed:  February 1, 2024

Attachment A

General Campus Diploma Example

Master’s Degree Diploma Example