Free Diploma Replacement Available For Nebraska Alumni Flood Victims

Julia Storm, Davetta Nelson and Gianna Astorino look over their diplomas after graduating in criminal justice from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on August 13, 2016. (Courtesy Craig Chandler/University Communications)

Lincoln – University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumni impact­ed by spring flooding can replace lost or damaged diplomas at no cost through a partnership between the Nebraska Alumni Association and the Office of the University Registrar.

Through Aug. 31, the Alumni Association will pay the costs of a replacement diploma for alumni who request one through the reg­istrar. Graduates can request a re­placement diploma by filling out a form at and in­dicating the original diploma was damaged by flooding in the box labeled “Reason for Duplicate Diploma.”

The form must then be printed, signed and returned to the Office of the University Registrar by mail at the address listed on the document, faxed to 402-472-8220 or scanned and emailed to

“The diploma is the proud sym­bol of hard work and achievement that unites more than 200,000 liv­ing Nebraska alumni,” said Shelley Zaborowski, executive director of the Nebraska Alumni Association.

To be eligible for a free replace­ment, graduates must make their request by Aug. 31. Requests will take at least six weeks to be pro­cessed and shipped.

For more information about re­questing a replacement diploma, contact the Office of the University Registrar at 402-472-2030 or email

– University of Nebraska



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