Transcript Request - Ordering Official Transcripts
Current and former students can order transcripts through the Office of the Registrar. Transcripts can be delivered to you or an address you designate, or you can choose to pick them up.
Requesting official transcripts is done three different ways, depending on your current student status and the years you attended the university.
- Current Students - Students currently enrolled in classes (including students who were enrolled in the previous term)
- Former Students - Former students requesting transcripts from 1978-present
- Non-authenticated Former Students - Former students requesting transcripts prior to 1978
If you have access to My UW-Madison, you can request official transcripts from the Student Center module.
Click on My Academics in the Academics section.
Click on Request Official Transcript.
You will be re-directed to the Office of the Registrar's website to finish the transcript request. Much of your data will be imported from Student Center, making this the fastest and preferred method for current students to order official transcripts.
You can also order official transcripts using the Non-authenticated form at http://ordertranscript.wisc.edu. Requests made using the non-authenticated form will take longer to process.
(Note: Students who graduated after May 2011 will retain NetID eligibility for two years in order to access the Student Center portal in My UW.)
Former students graduating prior to May 2011 with records from 1978-present can request transcripts through http://myinfo.wisc.edu.
After login at http://myinfo.wisc.edu, you will be in an application called "Student Center." In the "Academics" section of Student Center, click on the link entitled "My Academics". Then click on the link entitled "Order Official Transcripts." You will be re-directed to the Office of the Registrar's website to finish the transcript request. Much of your data will be imported from Student Center, making this the fastest and preferred method for former students to request official transcripts.
Detailed instructions on requesting a transcript via this process can be found here: Transcript Request - Requesting Transcripts Without a NetID
Non-authenticated Former Students
Former students with records prior to second semester 1978 must request official transcripts through http://ordertranscript.wisc.edu. Follow the directions for in the link "Place an order without logging in or using a paper form."
An unofficial transcript can be obtained in the following ways:
- Request them online by clicking the "Request Student Record" link located in the Student Center (via MyUW or My Info) and going under "My Academics," or clicking the Self Service drop-down at the top of the window and choosing "Academic Records."
- Request them from the department office.
- Request them from the Registrar's office.
Unofficial transcripts are free of charge.
Registrar Contact Information
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office of the Registrar
333 East Campus Mall #10101
Madison, WI 53715-1384
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 7:45 am - 4:30 pm