Transcripts | Ohio University (2024)

Effective November 1, 2023, Debra M. Benton started a new position and is no longer the universityregistrar of Ohio University. Transcripts produced after November 1, 2023 that bear her signature are still official university documents. Effective November 1, 2023, Robert W. Bulow is the interim university registrar.

Official Transcript Availability Dates

If you place a transcript order in advance and need to have official term grades or degree conferral listed, please select to "hold for grades" or "hold for degree" when placing a transcript order through the Parchment website. Transcripts will be released on the dates listed.

Processing Delays

Transcripts will not be processed if obligations ("holds") exist for the student, such as a campus care hold, library hold, etc. Please contact the office issuing the hold for details.

Transcripts AvailableCurrent Term GradesDegree-Bearing (degree conferred)
Spring 2023-24May 13, 2024May 30, 2024
Summer 2023-24August 26, 2024September 13, 2024
Fall 2024-25December 23, 2024January 17, 2025

Ordering transcript online is the easiest and quickest option to order and pay for your transcripts. Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

You will need your Ohio PID Number (Capital “P” followed by 9 digits). If you do not have your OHIO PID, enter P999999999 as your Unique ID in Parchment. Note:using P999999999 will cause delays in processing.

Certain users of transcripts, such as college admissions offices, require that transcripts be mailed directly to them and refuse hand-carried transcripts. Some users require validated envelopes, which we provide if requested initially. Any additions/changes after delivery will require a new request and fee payment.

We do NOT fax transcripts. We recommend ordering electronic transcripts for immediate delivery.

For help ordering a transcript through Parchment, you may visit the Parchment Transcript Support webpage.

Please review Options for Requesting Transcripts for further details.

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An Ohio University transcript is the official record of a student's enrollment at Ohio University including all undergraduate, graduate, and medical college courses and degrees. At the request of the student, the transcript may be:

  • Comprehensive - Transcript will show all Ohio University coursework and all degrees

  • Undergraduate - Transcript will only show Undergraduate coursework and all degrees

  • Graduate - Transcript will only show Graduate coursework and all degrees

  • Medical - Transcript will only show Medical coursework and all degrees

Note: Electronic transcripts are only available for students enrolled after Fall Quarter 1985-86. If an electronic transcript is ordered, the institution should receive the transcript by the end of the business day.

Ohio University transcripts are printed on security paper with the transcript key on the back, or are made available as secure electronic documents with a transcript key included.

Because all academic transcripts are official, an "unofficial transcript" cannot be ordered. Please note, if you have a hold on your account, preventing an "official transcript" from being sent, please contact the office issuing the hold. Please visit Bursar's Late Fees and Financial Holds for more information.

Options for Requesting Transcripts

Place Transcript Order Online

Placing a transcript order online is the easiest and quickest option to order and pay for your transcripts. Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. You will need your OHIO PID number (Capital "P" followed by 9 digits). If you do not have your OHIO PID, enter P999999999 as your Unique ID in Parchment. Note: using P99999999 will cause delays in processing.

For help ordering a transcript through Parchment, you may visit the Parchment Transcript Support webpage.

Electronic Transcripts (available for students enrolled after Fall Quarter 1985-86)

  • Most transcripts are sent out and available to the recipient within the same business day.
  • Total cost: $10.45 (transcript + service charge)

Paper Transcripts

  • Available for alumni and current students.
  • Most transcripts are sent within 1-3 business days of receipt of order.
  • Total cost: $12.45 (transcript cost + service charge) additional fees will apply if expedited (FedEx)

In-House Transcript Pick up (Registrar's office - Chubb Hall 115)

  • Available within 1-3 business days, you will receive email notice when your transcript is processed.
  • Total cost: $10.45, Transcript Now fee (same day pick up) $22.45

Key Features of the Parchment services include:

  • 24/7 access. You may submit your request from anywhere at any time. (Internet access required.)
  • Faster service. Your paper transcript may be mailed as early as one (1) business day after submitting your request (instead of three (3) business days). Or you may choose to send a PDF transcript (available exclusively through online request). Holds on a student's record will prevent transcripts from being processed.
  • Easy address look-up. A search feature connects you to a database of many college and university mailing addresses.
  • Precise addressing. You have control over what address is used to send your transcript. No more worrying about an inability to read hand-written addresses!
  • Status updates. You can receive email or text updates on the status of your request. This includes order confirmation numbers, notice of complete transactions, express delivery tracking numbers, and toll-free phone assistance. If there is a problem in processing your request, you will be notified via email or text (your choice).
  • Exact pricing. When your request is submitted, you will know the total cost of the request, and this amount will be charge to your credit card.

Information Privacy Policy/Automatic Authorization
Ohio University information privacy policy requires that you provide the school with a signed form authorizing release of your academic transcript before your order can be processed.

Students will provide a signature when ordering the transcript through Parchment.  Saving you time and additional steps.

Order a Transcript In Person

To place your request in person, visit the Office of the Registrar, First Floor Chubb Hall 115 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. A QR code will be available to make payments. Ohio University accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards.

  • Transcript fees are $10.00 per copy for processing within three (3) business days.
  • Transcript-Now services are available for an additional fee of $10.00 per copy. Transcript-Now services provides you with a transcript the same day.

Submit an Order Form via Mail or Fax

  • Transcript requests are normally processed within three (3) business days after receipt of the request.
  • If you are unable to access the online ordering process, please mail or fax us your completed transcript request [PDF] form with payment. (Requires Acrobat Reader or other PDF reader)

Due to the credit card information needed on the request, do not email your transcript request form to our office.

Send completed transcript request form with payment to:

Office of the University Registrar
1 Ohio University
Chubb Hall 115
Athens, OH 45701-2979

Fax number: 740.593.4184

College Credit Plus (CC+) Students

Current or previously enrolled Ohio University College Credit Plus students who will be continuing CC+ enrollment at another institution must use the CC+ Transcript Order Form [PDF]

Graduating high school seniors and high school graduates who are applying to colleges or universities for regular admission should order transcripts online through Parchment.

Unofficial Transcripts

Ohio University does not provide unofficial transcripts. If you need an unofficial transcript and have access to your student account, you may use your DARS report. DARS reports are located in your MyOHIO Student Center under Student Services Links.

If you do not have access to your student account, you will need to place an official transcript order via Parchment or submit a ticket to OIT ( to have your student account reactivated in order to obtain a DARS report.

Transcript Key

To view the Ohio University transcript keys, see links below.
Transcript key (Current) PDF](opens in a new window) - students enrolled Fall Quarter 1985-86 and thereafter(revised 5.11.2023)
Transcript key [PDF] (opens in a new window)- students enrolled prior to Fall Quarter 1985-86

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Transcripts | Ohio University (2024)


Where to send Ohio University transcripts? ›

Please send to: Office of the University Registrar, Chubb Hall - Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979, or faxed to 740.593. 4184.

What is an unofficial transcript? ›

An unofficial transcript is not a legal document and can be viewed, printed, and saved by a student. It does not include a signature or seal. Because of this difference, official transcripts require a small fee and unofficial transcripts can be viewed for free.

Can you email official transcripts? ›

Transcript delivery in PDF format is becoming increasingly common. However, you should confirm that the receiver will accept an electronic transcript before sending it in PDF format. It's also crucial that you confirm the correct email address to send the transcript.

What GPA is required for Ohio University? ›

Applicants entering directly from high school (with no college credit) must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The applicant must have completed courses in algebra, biology, and chemistry at the high school or college level with a minimum grade of “C” or better.

Where do I send my final transcript Ohio State? ›

If your school does not offer electronic delivery, please have your transcript mailed to: The Ohio State University, Undergraduate Admissions, PO Box 182646, Columbus, OH 43218-2646, or to our express mail address.

How do I send my transcripts to US universities electronically? ›

How it works?
  1. Apply. Place your order for initial transcripts processing that may include transcript procurement if needed.
  2. Destination Selection. Once approved, you can select the destinations where you wish to send your official documents.
  3. Order Tracking. ...
  4. Verification. ...
  5. Electronic Delivery.

Is it OK to send an unofficial transcript? ›

Unofficial transcripts are perfectly acceptable to submit with your application. Candidates who are offered a place in the program and choose to enroll will need to provide copies of their official transcripts in order to enroll in the graduate degree program. proof of your attendance at that university.

Why do colleges want unofficial transcripts? ›

A high school unofficial transcript is a copy of your official transcript stamped or signed by your guidance counselor or principal. If you are applying to colleges or universities, this document can be helpful. It demonstrates that you have completed the required courses in high school.

Do official and unofficial transcripts look the same? ›

Official transcripts are issued in portrait format and contain the seal of the university and the signature of the University Registrar. Unofficial transcripts are available to current students via self-service from the Student Information System.

Who sends official transcripts? ›

Official transcript should be submitted by your counselor. If the counselor submits online, the transcript should be attached to your school forms. Otherwise, transcripts should be sent directly to the schools to which you are applying. Please contact each admissions office for the exact address or procedure.

Can I send transcripts myself? ›

If you decide you want to deliver your transcripts yourself, request an official sealed copy. Make sure the envelope containing your transcripts stays sealed until you deliver it to the college registrar. Some schools will not accept transcripts that are delivered by students, even if they are sealed.

Can my transcripts be sent after the deadline? ›

Physical transcript requests are not immediate. They require processing time from the institution you attended, so check with your institution and plan accordingly. Transcripts that are requested before a deadline but delivered after will be considered late.

Can I get into Ohio State with a 2.7 GPA? ›

Selective direct enrollment criteria: Admitted students who have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher OR who rank in the top 60% of their high school class are enrolled directly enrolled in the major. Students not directly enrolled will enroll as pre-majors.

Can I get into Ohio University with a 3.3 GPA? ›

Successful applicants typically present: An overall GPA of 3.0 or better on high school coursework. Solid performance on a strong college preparatory curriculum.

Where do I send my transcripts to the Ohio Board of Nursing? ›

Request that your APRN education program email your transcript to Hardcopies will be accepted but receiving your transcript via email helps expedite processing.

Where do I send my transcripts to U of A? ›

Submit Transcripts

Official e-transcripts sent directly from the institution or clearinghouse can be sent to:

Where do I send my transcripts for NCAA? ›

Uploaded documents are immediately associated with the students' Eligibility Center account. Domestic high school may also email official records to

Where do I send my transcripts to Ohio Northern University? ›

All transcripts should be sent to: Ohio Northern University, Office of Admissions, 525 S Main Street, Ada, Ohio 45810.

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