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The University of South Carolina will be closed Tuesday, December 23, 2014 for winter break. All transcript requests made online after 9:00am (EST) on Monday, December 22, 2014, will be processed on Friday, January 2, 2015 when the University reopens.



Click here for the USC Official Transcript Guide (Key).

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT INFORMATION

  • The official University of South Carolina transcript is a complete record of a student's enrollment at any USC campus, including all undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses. USC does not issue partial transcripts.

  • Official transcripts are only issued by the authorization and signed written consent of the student as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

  • USC does not issue unofficial transcripts.

  • An official transcript will be issued only after all financial obligations to the University have been satisfied.

  • USC does not fax transcripts.

  • Official transcripts are $12 per copy. Payment must accompany your request for processing. Transcript fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Once a transcript request has been submitted it cannot be cancelled or changed.

  • Normal transcript processing is 2-3 business days after receiving the request. Processing time may be longer during peak times at the end of the term.

  • To change the name on your academic record, you must present to the Office of the University Registrar, a NameChange Request Form and copies of legal documents, which indicate the name change.

  • USC will not issue copies of another institution's transcript that we may have in our possession.




REQUEST AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT ONLINE

Current and former students who know their Self Service Carolina my.sc.edu username/VIPID and password can request an electronic PDF or paper copy of their official transcript. Payment by credit card is required using this option.
  1. Login to my.sc.edu
  2. Select the Student tab and then click Student Records.
  3. Click Request Your Official Transcript. You will be directed to the Parchment Transcript Ordering Service site. If you are a new user to the Parchment, you will be asked to create an account.
  • If you do not have a Self Service Carolina username/VIPID, please go to the Parchment Transcript Ordering Service site directly to create an account that will allow you to submit a transcript request online.

  • You are responsible for providing a valid email or mailing address for the recipient, and verifying that the recipient will accept your transcript as a certified PDF document before placing your order.

  • The recipient will have 30 days and five opportunities to access and download the PDF transcript after receiving the email. Once expired, the PDF transcript cannot be resent.

  • The University of South Carolina has authorized Parchment Transcript Ordering Services to accept online orders for official transcripts. The delivered PDF transcript is secured by a digital certificate, to ensure that the transcript is anoriginal and is unaltered.

  • Review our Online Transcript Ordering FAQs before placing an order for your transcript. .





REQUEST AN OFFICIAL PAPER TRANSCRIPT BY MAIL OR FAX

To request your official transcript be mailed to you or a third party via standard U.S. Postal Service delivery, complete the Official Transcript Request form. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to print the request form.

  • Payment (required for processing): Transcripts are $12 per copy. With your request, include a check or money order made payable to USC. **Money orders cannot be more than 6 months old or they will be returned to sender and the request will not be processed.

  • Please Note: Due to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI), the Office of the University Registrar can no longer accept transcript requests via mail, fax, or email with credit card information provided as payment. Requests received with credit card information will not be processed. You will be contacted to resubmit your request using one of the accepted ordering options.

  • Federal Express Delivery Option: If you want to expedite the delivery of your transcript, include along with your transcript request, a pre-paid Fed Ex shipping label printed online from FedEx with the transcript recipientís address. **FedEx does not deliver to P.O. Boxes. This delivery option does not guarantee same-day processing. Requests received in our office after 12:00 noon (est.) will be processed the next business day. You must pay the delivery fee directly online to Federal Express. The Office of the University Registrar cannot accept your credit card for payment or charge your FedEx account number for this service.

    Visit FedEx at http://www.fedex.com/us/ for delivery account options.


ATTENTION: The Office of the University Registrar no longer accepts faxed or emailed requests for official transcripts.

Mail Your Completed Transcript Request Form To:
Office of the University Registrar
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208-0001



REQUEST AN OFFICIAL PAPER TRANSCRIPT IN PERSON:

You may come by our office (M-F 8:30am to 5:00pm) at 1244 Blossom Street (corner of Blossom and Sumter streets) to receive a copy of your transcript or to request that your transcript be mailed to a third party. You may come by our office at 1244 Blossom Street to receive a copy of your transcript or to request that your transcript be released to a third party. You must bring with you:
  1. A Photo ID is required.

  2. The $12.00 per copy transcript fee paid with a check or money order made payable to USC; or a valid Visa, MasterCard or American Express card. Transcripts will not be processed without required payment.

  3. Federal Express Delivery Option: If you want to expedite the delivery of your transcript, include along with your transcript request, a pre-paid Fed Ex shipping label printed online from FedEx with the transcript recipientís address. **FedEx does not deliver to P.O. Boxes. This delivery option does not guarantee same-day processing. Requests received in our office after 12:00 noon (est.) will be processed the next business day. You must pay the delivery fee directly online to Federal Express. The Office of the University Registrar cannot accept your credit card for payment or charge your FedEx account number for this service.

    Visit FedEx at http://www.fedex.com/us/ for delivery account options.


RESENDING MAILED TRANSCRIPTS:

In the event a transcript mailed from our office, was not received by the recipient, The Office of the University Registrar will resend a transcript to the same mailing address at no charge after 15 days and up to 30 days from the date that the transcript was processed and mailed from our office. Resends after 30 days require a new transcript request and transcript fee payment.

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