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How to Request Official Transcripts

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Definition: An official transcript is a list of the classes taken by a student, along with grades, and GPA (Grade Point Average). Here's how to request a copy of your offical transcript.

Official Transcripts

When employers require an official transcript, it must be requested by the student or alumnus and sent directly from the high school or college.

High school students and graduates should contact the Guidance office and college students and graduates should contact the Registrar to have an official transcript sent.

Unofficial Transcripts

If an unofficial transcript is requested, it is acceptable to send a photocopy of a grade report or a downloaded copy of a transcript, as long as it contain all your coursework, grades, and GPA.

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Also Known As: school transcript, academic transcript, college transcript
Examples:
ABC Corporation requires a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and official transcript from applicants for the management training program.
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