Student Registration & Financial Services


Enrollment Verification

To obtain enrollment verification for governmental or private agencies, see Enrollment Verification under Record Information.

A transcript is a chronological listing of a student’s St. Cloud State University courses, grades, GPA, transfer credit totals and degree(s).

Official transcripts bear the Registrar's signature and are printed on security paper. The University seal is printed on the transcript.

Unofficial transcripts do not include the signature of the Registrar or the school seal.

Official Transcripts

Official transcripts are mailed in envelopes with the imprint “Official Transcript Enclosed”. Requests for official transcripts are usually processed within three-five business days of receiving a correctly completed request.

Please note: If you currently have outstanding financial obligations to the University, your transcript request will be returned to you.


ATTENTION! DO NOT use the online transcript ordering option if you need an official St. Cloud State University transcript sent to a Minnesota State college or university. That institution may be able to obtain your St. Cloud State transcript free of charge. Please contact that institution directly for further information.

If you need an official St. Cloud State University transcript sent to any of the University of Minnesota campuses or any other school, please choose one of the options listed below.

Ordering an Official Transcript (2 options):

Please note: Official transcripts CANNOT be requested via e-mail, telephone or fax.


National Student Clearinghouse is authorized to provide St. Cloud State's online transcript ordering service. This service provides students with timely notices regarding their transcript request as well as order status history.

Individuals who have both a major credit card and a valid email address can request an official transcript through this service. Credit cards will be charged only after orders have been processed.

The cost of an official St. Cloud State University (SCSU) transcript ordered from the National Student Clearinghouse and mailed first class to a recipient is $9.90 per transcript. Express delivery is available when requesting your SCSU transcript be mailed through the Transcript Ordering Center from the National Student Clearinghouse. The cost of an official St. Cloud State University transcript emailed to a recipient (electronic PDF delivery) is $8.50 per transcript.

By Mail

Complete the transcript request form (PDF) and submit to:
Office of Records and Registration, AS-118
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498


  • Make checks or money orders payable to St. Cloud State University.
  • Requests will not be processed without payment and your transcript request will be returned.

Unofficial Transcripts

These are obtained online by the student and does not include the signature of the Registrar or the school seal. If sending to a 3rd party, please verify if an unofficial transcript is acceptable for submission. A faxed transcript is considered unofficial.

You can view your unofficial transcript online by:

  1. Go to the eServices Sign-In.
  2. Enter your StarID and Password (click in the box to the right of the display name if you wish to have your name appear when printing your transcript). Click on "Login".
  3. Click on Grades and Transcripts then click on Academic Record (left column).
  4. Choose Chronological and click on "Get Academic Record". Your unofficial transcript will be displayed.
  5. If you wish to print this information, please use the print feature associated with your web browser.

MSU-Akita, Japan Transcripts

Please refer to the instructions above for requesting a transcript from SCSU. In addition to completing the transcript request form (PDF), please indicate you were a student at MSU—Akita, Japan by writing "Akita" on the transcript request. If you were also enrolled at SCSU, please submit a separate transcript request.