The Office of the Registrar can help you with all your transcript needs. Whether you’re applying for graduate school, earning a credential, transferring to another school or have a new employer, your official transcripts are the key.
How to Order Official Transcripts
1. Complete the Official Transcript Request Form
2. Submit the Transcript Request Form via:
Official Transcript Request
Incomplete requests will delay processing and may result in your request being returned. Please ensure that you have included all of the required information on the official Transcript Request form.
Full address of agency, college, or individual to whom transcripts are to be sent
Transcript requests are routinely processed and mailed out 5 to 7 business days after arriving in our office. CSUSM does not offer expedited (RUSH) handling of requests. Transcripts are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note that due to high volume of requests received at the beginning and end of each semester, transcript processing time varies. Time-sensitive orders should be requested early to ensure that the recipient receives your transcript(s) prior to any application deadlines or opportunities.
What makes an official transcript OFFICIAL
For a transcript to be considered official, it must:
Unofficial transcripts are simply copied onto regular white paper and do not carry any type of official markings.
What is included on an official transcript
A copy of your transcript includes:
Holds on your records
Your request will not be processed if you have any outstanding financial or administrative obligations to the university. These must be cleared before your records can be released.
All transcripts on the form will be sent out at the same time
There is an option on the form to have transcripts held and sent at a later date (after grades, after degree posts, etc.). If you desire to have a transcript sent now and another copy sent at a later date, you MUST make two separate requests.
If you have a question about transcripts, you can email our office for more information. Please include your full name (and any other names used at CSUSM) and your CSUSM ID number.
Email the Transcript Office at firstname.lastname@example.org