Ordering Information for Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts

School of Law students click here to request a transcript.

All other students click here to request a transcript.

Order Cost and Delivery Options

  • Paper transcript: $5.00 per transcript ordered. Additional fees apply for expedited mailing. 
  • Electronic PDF: $20.00 per transcript ordered. The PDF delivery option is not available to students who began their USF career prior to Fall 1982.

Your Transcript:

  • Electronic Rights Management: Electronic PDF transcripts have an expiration limit of 90 days. Even if saved to a desktop, the transcript will expire 90 days from the time we sent the order, and it will not open after this time. We cannot manually unlock transcripts.
  • Pre-1982 transcripts: If you attended before 1982, you will not be able to order an electronic transcript and must order a mail/paper transcript. Your transcript may also require additional days for processing.
  • Hold for Grades: Transcripts are NOT held for grades. Students are advised to check their grades before requesting their transcripts.
  • Hold for Degree: Only request for the order to be sent 'After Degree Is Awarded' if you are a enrolled at USF right now. If you need your transcript sent immediately, you must re-order your transcripts to be sent now.
  • Degree Posting: Following graduation, degrees take 4-6 weeks to post.
  • If you have already graduated, please choose to send your Current Transcript.

After Placing an Order:

  • Hold for Pickup orders can be picked up 24 hours after you receive the transcript ready email. Transcripts may be retrieved at the Registrar's Office reception desk located in Lone Mountain 217, Monday - Friday between 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Transcripts requested for pick up and left unclaimed for more than 30 days will be destroyed.
  • Editing addresses: Once an order has been placed, you will not be able to change the recipient's mailing address or email address. You must place a new order with the correct address. USF is not responsible for accuracy of addresses entered and cannot issue refunds for incorrect addresses or duplicate orders.
  • PDF Re-send: If needed, you have 30 days to resend a PDF after it was sent using the transcript order tracking website. After entering in your order number and email, you may resend the PDF transcript link and transcript access code. This resend option can be performed up to 3 times per order (only once within the same browser session). The emails will be sent within 30 minutes of selection.
  • Cancelling: Due to the automated order process, once an order is received, it cannot be cancelled.

Processing Time:

  • Orders are typically processed within 1-2 business days. Processing times may be longer for students who attended prior to 1982 and due to printing and/or technical difficulties.
  • Holds: Transcripts will not be issued until all outstanding financial obligations with the University are paid.
  • Recipient Issues: If you have any issues with your transcript please contact the NSC's Customer Service team directly via phone 703-742-4200.

Additional Policies:

  • All transcripts are official and are enclosed in separate, sealed envelopes. Transcripts are not faxed.
  • USF can accept up to three uploaded documents (scholarship applications, nursing forms, etc.) that you may attach as part of your transcript order. 
  • Transcripts will not be delivered to on-campus dorm housing. Please select the pick-up option to retrieve your transcripts at the Registrar's office in Lone Mountain Room 217.
  • On July 1, 1978 the University of San Francisco was given jurisdiction in the distribution and storage of academic records for San Francisco College for Women, Lone Mountain College, and Tahoe Paradise College. Former students requesting these transcripts should indicate this in the 'Special Instructions' field.
  • The University reserves the right to control the conditions by which its transcripts are distributed; as a legal document, the University is responsible for the accuracy and validity of the transcripts.
  • Only University of San Francisco transcripts will be issued. Transcripts from other schools must be ordered from original sources to ensure validity and accuracy. This includes, but is not limited to test scores such as: ACT, SAT, GRE.
  • The university is not responsible for accuracy of addresses entered and cannot issue refunds for incorrect addresses or duplicate orders.

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Contact Us

If you have further questions, you may contact our office at:

Phone: (415) 422-6116
Fax: (415) 422-6329