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Diplomas

You've worked hard and you're proud! Now it's time to celebrate your achievement, thank those who matter to you most, and let your credentials go to work for you.

Diplomas are typically available two to three months after the end of the semester in which the student graduated. Degrees are posted on official transcripts approximately six to seven weeks after the end of the semester in which they are awarded. The degree award date is the last day of the graduating term.

Please be sure to update your diploma mailing address in Workday prior to completing your last semester. Physical diplomas are sent via USPS certified mail to domestic and international addresses at default. FedEx shipping is only available upon request, and graduates are responsible for any additional shipping costs.

We are currently not offering on-campus diploma pick-up at this time.


Enter Your Diploma Mailing Address in Workday

Your preferred name in Workday will be used for your diploma unless specified. If you would like an alternate name on your diploma, please email studentrecords@cca.edu with your request.

Updating My Name + Personal Information Step by Step Guide


The Student Records's Office does not retain a copy of your diploma. Returned diplomas are retained for one year before they are destroyed.



Double Majors, Minors, and Concentrations

Minors and concentrations are not noted on diplomas. Minors and concentrations are posted to academic transcripts.Students with a double major will be issued one diploma. The diploma will list both majors. Students with a double major with different degree types will be awarded a single diploma. An example of different degree types would be a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.).


Digital Diploma

CCA has teamed with Parchment to offer an official digital version of your diploma along with your physical diploma. Graduates will receive a notification to their CCA email with instructions for electronically claiming their diploma. After creating your Parchment Award account, you can view your diploma tracking information.

It's accessible and shareable.

Celebrate your accomplishment with those who supported you along the way -- your family, friends, and colleagues.

Easily send your diploma to potential employers to kick-start the next step in your journey or career.


How to Access your Digital Diploma

Follow these simple steps:

  • Check your CCA email for the award notification.
  • Follow the link to set up your Parchment digital credentials account.
  • Log in to your Parchment Award account.
  • Share your digital diploma or download a secure PDF.

Your digital diploma will always be accessible through your Parchment account.


What You Can Do with your Digital Diploma

Share your Achievements

  • Easily share your digital diploma with employers with a secure and verified link
  • Share with family and friends on social media platforms

View or Download

  • View your digital diploma online at any time with permanent access
  • Download your digital diploma and save as a PDF

Serve as an Alternative to the Apostille

  • Many countries recognize digital diplomas. Parchment Award diplomas are supporting the needs of international credentials.

Diploma Frames

We are pleased to offer CCA diploma frames that are gray and black and include a gold embossing of the college's name. Framing Success was chosen as the college's provider for its ongoing commitment to the environment.

A variety of styles are offered, and all hardwood frames are made with Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®)-certified wood from well-managed forests. The unique custom frame design allows for easy document insertion, so there’s no need to send your diploma.

Order your CCA Diploma Frame »


Financial Holds

Consistent with college policy, diplomas will not be distributed to students who have a financial hold on their account; all past due balances must be cleared in order for diplomas to be released. Active student holds are displayed in Workday, under Academics “My Holds” section. Please contact Student Accounts to resolve outstanding holds. Once your hold has been cleared, Student Accounts will notify us to issue your diploma.

Note: official transcripts are not impacted by financial holds and are the official proof of conferred degrees. For information on ordering official transcripts, please see the transcripts webpage


Diploma Reprint Requests

Any alumni who have previously graduated and wish to obtain a copy of their diploma must submit a request to studentrecords@cca.edu. It will take four to six weeks for diploma reprints to be processed and received.

Fall 2020 graduates and following: please note that it will cost $30 to obtain a reprint of your physical diploma. Your digital diploma is still accessible through your Parchment Award account.

Summer 2020 graduates and prior: please note that it will cost $30 to obtain your reprint, which includes unlimited access to your digital diploma.

Once you have received your diploma, any further questions can be directed to studentrecords@cca.edu.