The United States Coast Guard Academy will provide a replacement diploma in situations where the original diploma was lost or damaged. Replacement diplomas reflect the current diploma format and display the current Dean’s and Superintendent’s signatures. The cost to reprint and mail a diploma is $25.00.
A replacement diploma can be requested through the USCGA Registrar’s Office via the Replacement Diploma Request form (65 KB) or a simple letter/memo. If a letter/memo is used, it must contain the following information:
- Date of Request,
- Last Name,
- Maiden Name (if applicable),
- First Name,
- Class Year,
- Brief Statement describing the circumstance in which the diploma was lost or damaged,
- Complete Address where the diploma will be sent, and
Please enclose a check made payable to the “United States Coast Guard” in the amount of $25.00 – only checks or money orders can be processed. All replacement diploma requests and checks can be sent to the USCGA Registrar’s Office:
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-8101
Replacement diploma requests usually take 3 to 5 weeks to process. For questions concerning diploma replacement, please contact the USCGA Registrar’s Office at 860-444-8214.