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Transcript - Requesting Transcripts Without a NetID


An overview and step-by-step guide to requesting transcripts without having a NetID or password. This guide will also provide step-by-step instructions to retrieving your campus ID and PIN.


If you are a former student with records from 1978-Fall 2010, you can request transcripts through

The following instructions can also be useful to anyone who has forgotten their NetID and password who does not want to go through the NetID recovery procedure to request their transcript.

If you were enrolled in a term from Fall 2010-present, you can request transcripts by logging in to the Student Center. Read more here: Student Center - Ordering Your Official Transcript.


  1. Navigate to in a web browser.
  2. Click "Forgot Campus ID or Pin?".

  3. Click the box to the left of "I agree to the terms above".

    Verify terms

  4. Enter your name and personal identification data as it appears on UW-Madison's records. Click Next.

    Enter name and personal identification

  5. Select the class as instructed for identity verification. Once completed, click Submit.

    Pick a class from the list

    Note: If you have been locked out of after submitting incorrect responses multiple times, please contact the Office of the Registrar for assistance with unlocking your account.
  6. You are now logged into the UW-Madison Student Center.

Order an Official Transcript

  1. Click Academic Records, then Request My Official Transcript.

    Academic records tileRequest my official transcript

  2. A new window will open. Select between a PDF or paper hard-copy transcript.

    Begin transcript order

  3. First tab will be pre-populated with your personal information. Review and add information, then click next.

Obtaining your campus ID and PIN number for future access

You may follow the same instructions each time you would like to access the Student Center in the future. However, you are able to obtain your campus ID and reset the PIN for easier access. Follow the instructions below once you are in the Student Center to retrieve that information.

  • Obtaining your campus ID:

    1. Click Academic Records, then View Unofficial Transcript.

      Academic records tileView Unofficial Transcript

    2. Click the Submit button to process your request. A new tab with a PDF version of your unofficial transcript will pop up.
      Note: Your device must allow popups and have a PDF viewer to see the report.


    3. Your campus ID number is available on your unofficial transcript.

      Campus ID on unofficial transcript

  • Changing your PIN:

    1. Click on the Profile tile.

      Profile tile

    2. From the menu on the left, click on Change PIN.
    3. Type a new PIN and save.

      Change PIN number

In the future, you may log in through using your campus ID and PIN.

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OwnerDanielle C.GroupOffice of the Registrar
Created2018-01-04 12:00:25Updated2023-08-01 09:20:26
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Office of the Registrar
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