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Send Transcripts to CSUSM

Due to the unprecedented events surrounding COVID-19, the receipt and processing of transcripts may be delayed. For both paper and electronic transcripts received, please allow 5-7 business days for them to be processed and visible to Admissions Officers and other University personnel reviewing your transcripts. Application of transfer credit to your academic record will occur 1-2 weeks after it is made visible to University personnel.

Electronic delivery is the preferred delivery method.  Verify with your school if an electronic transcript is available.  Electronic transcripts can be provided through external or third party vendors (Credential Solutions, eTranscriptCA, National Student Clearinghouse, Parchment, etc.). 

When ordering your transcript, please choose California State University San Marcos as the intended recipient from the school name dropdown.  If California State University San Marcos is not listed, please use the following receipent email address:

If you select to mail your transcript, please ensure the transcript is in an sealed envelope by your school and addressed to:

Office of Admissions 
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA. 92096-0001