Alumni Services

Academic records are protected by FERPA, and are only released with the written consent of the student/graduate or otherwise permitted under FERPA.

The following services are available to alumni of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences:

  • Transcript
  • Copy of MSPE (Dean’s letter) - issued to third parties only
  • MD Verification letter
  • State Licensure Verification

Certification of Copy of Diploma

Send us an 8.5” x 11” copy of your original diploma. Our office will verify that it is a true copy of the original and will affix the UB seal on the copy.


If you have any questions please contact:

Kimberly S. Zosh.

Kimberly S. Zosh

Office of Student and Academic Affairs

955 Main Street, Room 1201, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2802; Fax: (716) 829-2798


Certified Electronic Credential

UB offers certified electronic diplomas and certificates (CeDiploma/CeCertificate). The cost to purchase your CeDiploma or CeCertificate is $15.95. CeDiplomas are available for June 2020 graduates and later. Watch an overview video to learn more.

Additional Diploma Order

You can purchase an additional or replacement UB diploma online.

The charge per professional diploma (16” x 20”) is $50 (U.S. funds).  You will be notified via email if your request has been approved or denied.

If your request is approved, allow two to four weeks for delivery.

All purchased diplomas reflect the current diploma design and signatures.

Shipping information for purchased diplomas is provided at the time of purchase.


  • Your degree must have been conferred.
  • You do not have any financial holds. Contact the Office of the Registrar to resolve financial holds. 

Your diploma request will not be processed if your degree has not been conferred or if you have any financial holds.

Name Changes

If you are requesting a new diploma because your name has changed, please complete and submit the Student Name Change form along with required documentation.


If you have any questions please contact:

Medical Alumni Association

For other alumni inquiries, please contact the Medical Alumni Association.