FAQs for Students: Transcripts
Q: How do I order transcripts? [show]
A: Order transcripts online. If you are on campus and need a computer or want to pay by cash or check at the Cashier's Office, the Office of the Registrar, located at 190 Hahn Student Services Building, has computer terminals in the lobby to order transcripts.
Q: How do I get unofficial transcripts? [show]
A: Log into MyUCSC and go to Main menu, select the My Student Center folder, then select the My Student Center page. From the drop down menu in the Academics section, select Transcript: View Unofficial and click “Go.” Select either "Unofficial Transcript - PDF" or "Unofficial Transcript - HTML" for the report type and click “Go.”
The PDF version of the unofficial transcript is best for printing or e-mailing.
The HTML version of the unofficial transcript is best for use with assistive software that requires document structure tags.
Q: Nothing happens when I click on the PDF version of my unofficial transcript. What do I do? [show]
A: Disable your browser's pop up blocker. When you are done viewing your transcript, you may re-enable your pop up blocker if desired.
For the Mac OS, go to Firefox menu > Preferences > Content. For Windows, go to Tools menu > Options > Content. Uncheck Block pop-up windows.
Go to Safari menu > Preferences > Security tab and uncheck Block pop-up windows.
Go to Tools menu > Internet Options > Privacy tab. Uncheck the Turn on Pop-Up Blocker box.
Go to Chrome menu > Settings. Click Show advanced settings... at the bottom of the page. Under Privacy, click the Content settings button. Under Pop-ups, select Allow all sites to show pop-ups.
Q: I never received the transcripts I ordered. What should I do? [show]
A: Verify the status of your transcript request online at Credentials, Inc.
Q: Are my community college credits transferable to UCSC? [show]
A: Contact the Office of Admissions, and request a Proposed Program Evaluation.
Q: Where do I send my college transcript to obtain transfer credit at UCSC? [show]
A: You may drop off an official copy of your transcript at the Registrar’s Office on the first floor of the Hahn Student Services building, or you may have your official transcript mailed to the following address:
UC Santa Cruz Registrar’s Office
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064.
Q: How will I know that my college transcript was received? [show]
A: You will get a message on your Student Portal under your To Do List as soon as your transcript has been received. It can take up to eight weeks before your transfer credit will be posted. Once the credit has been posted, the To Do List message will change to say "Transcript Reviewed."
Q: Where can I see my transfer credit? [show]
A: Go to My Student Center on your student portal, and select Transfer Credit Report from the drop-down menu under Academics.
Q: What if my college transcript has not been reviewed yet, but I need the transfer credit as a prerequisite to enroll in another class? [show]
A: If you have a copy of your community college transcript, you can take it to the department of the class you wish to enroll in. In some cases they can help you to get in the class.
Q: What if I did not receive the transfer credit I was expecting? [show]
A: You may fill out a Request for Review of Transfer Credit at the site listed below. Please specify exactly what you are looking for. The Admissions Office will then pull your transcript and review it again, to see if anything was missed initially.