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Graduation Confirmation Form Instructions

Please follow the instructions below to ensure that the information listed on your diploma and in the Commencement program is accurate. It is very important to click the Save button after you complete the form before exiting.

Log in to YES (Your Enrollment Services).

Click on the Graduation link.

If you are unable to log in, please report this issue to

The following instructions will assist you in completing the online graduation form:

Biographical Information

Enter your Phone Number and Vanderbilt email address so that we can contact you if additional information or correction is necessary. If you would like to report corrections, please notify us at

Full Legal Name

If your full legal name is incorrect, you must complete a Name Change Form in person at the Office of the University Registrar or by mailing a name change request to:

Office of the University Registrar
Vanderbilt University
PMB 407701
110 21st Avenue South, Suite 110
Nashville, TN 37240-7701

Except in cases of data entry error, name change forms must be accompanied by legal documentation (i.e. marriage license, birth certificate, or court order) to support the change. International students may supply a copy of their passport.

Name Pronunciation

You may insert accent marks by clicking on the accent mark box.

Print your name in phonetics as it should be pronounced at the Commencement ceremony.

Home City / Home State / Home Country

Review/update the Home City, Home State, and Home Country that are listed. This information will be listed in the Commencement program. In order to change the home state which is listed, please be sure that the Country is listed as the United States.

Degree Information

Indicate whether you are planning to attend the Commencement ceremony for this degree.

Diploma Name

You have some flexibility concerning how your name appears on your diploma. For instance, you may initialize your first or middle name. Confirmation names and nicknames are not permitted. If you would like your name modified, please indicate this in the diploma name field. We will contact you if your request falls outside acceptable guidelines.

Latin Honors

Tentative Latin Honors are calculated for undergraduate students based on their current cumulative grade point average.

College Honors / Honor Societies / Departmental Honors

If your school offers College and/or Departmental Honors, you may use this section to report the College Honors and Departmental Honors that you are hoping to receive. In addition, you may report participation in an Honor Society.

Address Updates

The following addresses may be updated in the system through April 28, 2017.

Ceremony Information Address: Address to mail information regarding the Commencement ceremony.

Diploma Address: Address to mail your diploma (if you do not attend the ceremony).