Transcript Request

Which Transcript service would you like?

Relevant Links

Law School Application - Dean's Certification
Apostille Information  [pdf] 
Transcript Guide [pdf]

 For all transcripts:

  • No transcript fee. As of July 1, 2008, Swarthmore does not charge a transcript fee, but some transcript request and delivery options have fees associated with them.
  • Processing time. Official transcripts are processed every business day, once daily, usually before 9:00am. Unofficial transcripts ordered through mySwarthmore are usually processed three times daily, 9:00am, 1:05pm and 4:15pm.
  • Financial note: Students or Alumni who have not satisfied their financial obligations to the College or are in collection for loans are not be permitted to obtain transcripts or use any of our transcript services.

Unofficial PDF Transcript

Unofficial PDF transcript -- sent by email to you the student or alumnus only -- can be requested online or by paper request. There is no fee for this service. 

Current Students and recent Alumni who are ABLE to access mySwarthmore:

  • Click on Student Main Menu,Transcript Request, choose 'Electronic Unofficial Trnscrpt' from the drop down..
  • Help with mySwarthmore

All others:

  • Complete and submit our Unofficial Transcript Request Form which can be completed and mailed, faxed or emailed to us.
  • Your signature is required.
  • Your numeric ID can be securely retrieved from the alumni ID web page.
  • The PDF unofficial transcript will be sent to your email address of record.

Official PDF Transcript

Official PDF transcript must be ordered through the National Student Clearinghouse.

Current Students and recent Alumni who are ABLE to access mySwarthmore:

Others:

Transcript requests are processed by Swarthmore usually the next business day and then promptly become available to the recipient for pick up from the secure server.

The transcript must be retrieved within 30 days (or it would have to be re-ordered with fees applying). Multiple reminders are sent to the recipient before the transcript expires on the server.

Official Only for the specified recipient. Recipient can be anyone with a valid email address. There are fees for this service.

Help with retrieving Official PDF transcripts from the National Student Clearinghouse [pdf]. 

Official Paper Transcript

Official Paper Transcript sent by U.S. Mail, Campus Mail or for Pick-up. Can be requested online or by paper request

Current Students and recent Alumni who are ABLE to access mySwarthmore

  • Click on Student Main Menu,Transcript Request, choose 'Official Paper Transcript' from the drop down..
  • Help with mySwarthmore

All Others

Paper official transcripts are sent via first-class U.S. mail and we pay the postage.

We do not fax or email the official transcript.

Express Shipping is available for Official Paper Transcripts and must be requested through the National Student Clearinghouse. There are fees for this service.