Transcripts

Ordering OFFICIAL Transcripts

Printed hard copy transcripts and electronic transcripts are all available to request online. If you were enrolled prior to Fall 1983, your transcript may not be able to be sent electronically.

There is no cost for official transcripts unless special delivery services are requested

(Prior Students & Alumni) - Parchment:
  1. Visit Parchment to request your transcript.
  2. Select "Ordering your own credentials or academic record" 
  3. You will need to create a Parchment account the first time you request through Parchment. 
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your request.
  5. Using a mouse or touch screen, complete the authorization process with your signature.
(Current Students) - MyKU: 
  1. Login to your student center.
  2. Select the “KU Academic Records” Tile
  3. Select “Request Official Transcript” – this will redirect you to Parchment
  4. Select "Ordering your own credentials or academic record" 
  5. You will need to create a Parchment account the first time you request through Parchment. 
  6. Follow the prompts to complete your request.
  7. Using a mouse or touch screen, complete the authorization process with your signature.
Questions Regarding an Order with Parchment 
  •  Log into your Parchment account, then visit the Parchment Help Center, where you can find answers to frequently asked questions and articles to support your needs.

Parchment Support Force - FAQ's 

  •  You can also engage with ParchieBot, our intelligent chat function designed to answer your questions and provide order information.
  •  From the Parchment Help Center, you can submit a web case for support or contact a Learner Support Representative for assistance. The Support Team is available M-F, 8am - 8pm ET.

You will need to have: 

  • Document Delivery Verification (or DID Tracker)
TYPES OF TRANSCRIPTS 

Official: 

This type of transcript is processed by a third-party company to ensure there is no tampering. They are printed on special paper and placed in a sealed envelope with KU’s official stamp. These transcripts can be sent electronically if an email address is provided or the recipient participates in electronic retrieval.

Official transcripts are typically used for: Employment, transferring of credits, verification of enrollment, military, etc.

Unofficial: 

Unofficial transcripts can only be printed through the student center on MyKU. These transcripts are typically for student use only. To view your unofficial transcript, follow these steps.

  1. Login to MyKU.
  2. Select the “KU Academic Records” Tile
  3. Select “View Unofficial Transcript”

(Make sure you have pop-up blockers turned off as it will launch as a pop-up.)