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How to Request a Transcript

Learn how to obtain official transcripts of your academic records from the Registrar's Office.

Important Notice:

Please be advised that not all graduate programs accept electronic transcripts. It is your responsibility to select the appropriate transcript option. If you order incorrectly, you are responsible for reordering and paying for any shipping fees.

  • Transcripts are covered by your One-Time document fee (shipping charges may apply).
  • All fees associated with your transcript order are non-refundable.
  • If you do not have your PID and/or PAC:

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Before you order your transcript

  • Check and clear your holds:
  1. Go to Holds.
  2. Contact Student Business Services, (858) 822-4727, for questions about outstanding account balances. You must clear any financial obligations before a transcript can be issued.
  3. Verify your grades/ degree status are current:
    If you order a transcript without checking your records and your transcript is wrong, you are responsible for reordering and paying any fees associated with your transcript order.
  1. View your current quarter grades
  2. Confirm grade changes
  3. Confirm your degree status
  4. Students who have graduated prior to 1991 no longer have access to their online academic history (unofficial transcript) and therefore need to order official transcripts.

Submit your request online

  1. Go to the Order Transcripts tool.
  2. Log in using your PID and PAC or password.
  3. Fill out the type of transcript, where it should be sent, and submit. You can submit a maximum of 10 copies per day.
  4. Review your order for accuracy.
  5. Pay any fees associated with your order.

Processing times and costs

Service Fee Processing time/
additional info

Electronic (PDF)

Covered by your one-time document fee.

Processed and emailed to requested recipient within the same day of order.

Pick-ups

Covered by your one-time document fee.

Ready same business day. Please allow 2 hours for processing.
  • Photo ID required
  • Pick up within 30 days or it will be destroyed

Regular mail

Covered by your one-time document fee.

Mailed same day as ordered if submitted by 3:30 p.m. (Pacific Time)

International 1st Class Airmail

$2.50

Mailed same day as ordered if submitted by 3:30 p.m. (Pacific Time)

Additional service times and costs

Service Fee Processing time/
additional info
Rush service Covered by your one-time document fee. All transcripts are mailed same day as ordered if submitted by 3:30 p.m. (Pacific Time)
FedEx

Domestic U.S.: Add $22.50

International: Add $45.00

  • No delivery to P.O. boxes
  • Provide Postal Code if applicable
  • FedEx orders must be submitted by 3:30 p.m. for same business day mail out.

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Questions?

Contact the Transcript / Verification Department in the Registrar's Office, (858) 534-3153.

Transcript / Verification Phone Services Hours:
Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.