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Office of the University Registrar

Transcripts


FALL 2016 STUDENTS

Fall 2016 grades will not be posted to official transcripts until approximately January 9, 2017. If you require Fall 2016 grades to be indicated on your transcript, please place an order to "Hold for Grades" and we will begin processing your order once grades are finalized.

PROCESSING TIME

The processing time for Rush service is 3 business days and Regular service is 7 business days.  Please keep in mind this does NOT include mailing time.  Rush service is not available for transcripts being held (per student request) for current semester grades, degree posting, grade change, etc.

ORDER TRANSCRIPT ONLINE (for an additional fee).

ORDER TRANSCRIPT IN PERSON OR BY MAIL

Sacramento State Transcript Request Form (pdf).

Please print legibly and include complete address(es).

This form may be viewed and/or printed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Transcripts must be requested in person, by mail (student's signature required), or online (for an additional fee). Orders are not accepted by telephone, fax, or email. When ordering transcripts in person, please be sure to bring photo ID. Transcript requests will be returned if you owe any financial or administrative obligation to the university. If someone other than yourself will be picking-up the transcript, you need to provide a signed release authorizing the third party to pick-up your transcript.


Official transcripts released to students will be stamped "Released to Student" and sealed in separate envelopes. Current processing time is 3 business days for a Rush order and 7 business days for a Regular order after the request has been received. 

Please Note:

  • Transcript fees are non-refundable
  • Transcripts for pick-up will be held for up to 6 months by the Registrar's Office, after which they will be destroyed.  Students must then place a new transcript order and pay applicable fees.

Information to Include With a Request:

  • Full name and other names you may have attended under
  • Student Identification number, if known
  • Complete Social Security Number
  • Date of birth
  • Dates of attendance/graduation at Sac State
  • Please print legibly the address(es) where you would like transcript(s) mailed.  If to be mailed to a university, indicate specific office and complete address.
  • Special instructions such as "Hold for current semester grades" or "Hold for degree posting" or "Hold for grade change"
  • If someone other than yourself will be picking-up the transcript, you need to provide a signed release authorizing the third party to pick-up your transcript.
  • Full signature of student.

Office Hours & Information

Phone Hours Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Drop-In Hours Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Contact Information-Phone (916) 278-5507
Drop-In Address Student Service Counter First Floor, Lassen Hall
Mailing Address

Outgoing Transcripts
Sacramento State
6000 J Street, Lassen 2000
Sacramento, CA 95819-6056

Fall Grades: grades for the fall term will be posted to the official transcript approximately the third week of January

Spring Grades: grades for the spring term will be posted to the official transcript approximately the second week of June

Summer Grades: grades for the summer term will be posted to the official transcript approximately the first week of September, regardless of when the class ends.

CCE Students: The CCE (College of Continuing Education) office will mail a grade report for each Extension session.
Regardless of the class ending date and when professors post grades, CCE course grades are only posted to the official transcript at the end of each academic term.

Full payment must be included with orders submitted either in person or by mail. For mail-in requests, provide a check or money order in U.S funds payable to Sacramento State. When ordering online, a valid credit card is required. Transcript fees are non-refundable.

In-person or mail-in requests

Regular Processing – Mail to recipient $8 per transcript
7 business days plus additional time for mailing
Regular Processing – Pick-Up $8 per transcript
Ready for pick up within 7 business days
Rush Processing – Mail to recipient $15+($8 transcript)
3 business days plus additional time for mailing
Rush Processing – Pick Up $15+($8 transcript)
Ready for pick up within 3 business days

Online Orders

Regular Processing – Mail to recipient
$8 per transcript
7 business days plus additional time for mailing
Regular Processing – Pick-Up $8 per transcript
Ready for pick up within 7 business days
Rush Processing – Mail to recipient $15+($8 transcript)
3 business days plus additional time for mailing
Rush Processing – Pick Up $15+($8 transcript)
Ready for pick up within 3 business days
Additional Handling Charge for Online Orders $3 per transcript
Additional Surcharge for Operator entered orders $10 per order
Domestic Federal Express to main 48 states $20 per Recipient
Domestic federal express to Alaska or Hawaii $23 per Recipient
International Federal Express $43 per Recipient

Unofficial transcripts are ONLY offered in person with Photo ID at the Student Services Counter.  Current students can use their My Sac Sate account to print copies of their unofficial transcripts.

Students applying to Sacramento State are required to send official transcripts from all previous schools attended to:
Admissions Office
Attn: Incoming Transcripts
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6048
916-278-7766

Current students attending another school concurrently or during summer are also required to send official transcripts to:
Office of the University Registrar
Attn: Additional Credit
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6056

If you have questions about this process, please call the Registration Helpline at (916) 278-8088 between 8:00am and 4:00pm, Monday - Friday or email us at registrar@csus.edu.

If you have any questions about a transcript you have already ordered, and it has been more than 3 weeks since you placed that order, please call (916) 278-8088 between 10:00am and 4:00pm, Monday - Friday or email us at transcripts@csus.edu.

Get Connected

The Office of the University Registrar places service to students and faculty among its first priorities, recognizing these persons as the Office’s primary constituency.  As a primary information resource for students and faculty, the Office actively seeks ways to assist students through the “portal” of registration and academic records processes and effectively communicate and inform students of their rights, responsibilities and procedures.  As a service-oriented office, in addition to providing efficient and timely access to information, the Office facilitates and coordinates activities of students and faculty pertaining to administrative matters. 

Registration Helpline
(916) 278-8088
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.