Order Transcripts Online

*Effective December 1, 2014: due to Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI), the Office of the University Registrar can no longer accept transcript requests via mail, fax, or email with credit card information provided as payment. Requests received with credit card information will not be processed. Requests received via fax or email will no longer be accepted.*

Official Transcript Information (Former Students)

  • The official University of South Carolina transcript is a complete record of a student's enrollment at any USC campus, including all undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses. USC does not issue partial transcripts.

  • Official transcripts are only issued only at the authorization and signed written consent of the student as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

  • USC does not issue unofficial transcripts.

  • An official transcript will be issued only after all financial obligations to the University have been satisfied.

  • USC does not fax transcripts.

  • Official transcripts are $12 per copy. Payment must accompany your request for processing. Transcript fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Once a transcript request hs been submitted it cannot be cancelled or changed.

  • Normal transcript processing is 2-3 business days after receiving the request. Processing time may be longer during peak times at the end of the term.

  • USC will not issue copies of another institution's transcript that we may have in our possession.

  • To change the name on your academic record, you must present to the University Registrar’s Office, a Name Change Request Form and copies of legal documents, which indicate the name change.

  • Requesting Transcripts Via Parchment Ordering Services





  1. Login to

  2. Select the Student tab and then click Student Records

  3. Click Request Your Official Transcript. You will be directed to the Parchment Transcript Ordering Service site. If you are a new user to Parchment, you will be asked to creat an account.



  • If you do not have a Self Service Carolina username/VIPID, please go to the Parchment Transcript Ordering Service site directly to create an account that will allow you to submit a transcript request online.

  • You are responsibile for providing a valid email or mailing address for the recipient, and verifying that the recipient will accept your transcript as a certified PDF document before placing your order.

  • The recipient will have 30 days and five opportunities to access and download your transcript after receiving the email. Once expired, the PDF transcript cannot be resent.

  • The University of South Carolina has authorized Parchment Transcript Ordering Service to accept online orders for official transcripts. The delivered PDF transcript is secured by a digital certificate to ensure that the transcript is an original and is unaltered.

  • Review our Online Transcript Ordering FAQs before placing an order for your transcript.




  • Unofficial transcripts are available using SSC for personal use or for advisement purposes. 


University policy prohibits issuing partial transcripts and any transcripts to any student indebted to the University.


Additional information available on the University of the Registrar's website. 

Questions or Comments?

Call 803-938-3800
Office of Records and Registration