A transcript is a student's complete academic record at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Due to Gov. Whitmer's “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, the following services are unavailable until further notice:
  -Rush transcript processing and overnight delivery
  -All in-person transactions, including the review or pick up of student transcripts
  -Notary services
U.S. mail is the only delivery option available for paper transcripts, and processing may take up to 14 business days. 
Electronic PDF transcript delivery is available.

Requesting Transcripts

The University of Michigan-Dearborn has partnered with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) to provide transcript ordering online. This partnership allows orders 24 hours a day, seven days a week and tracking via text message or email. The NSC website provides instructions for submitting a request, including selecting delivery options. Through the online system, you can order multiple transcripts in a single session and include attachments.

Rackham Transcripts

Students who attended the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies prior to Winter 1998 or graduated from the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies prior to January 1998 must direct the transcript request to:

University of Michigan
Transcript Department
5000 LSA Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1382

Fax: 734-764-5556

Official vs Unofficial

Official transcripts are printed on special protective paper or created with a secure PDF format. The transcript is only official if it has the University of Michigan-Dearborn seal and the Registrar's signature. Official transcripts given directly to a student will be stamped "Issued to Student" and may not be accepted as official.

Unofficial transcripts do not contain the University of Michigan-Dearborn seal or the Registrar’s signature. Students may obtain an unofficial transcript at any time via UM-Dearborn Connect.

Prior School Transcripts

The transcript(s) that were presented for admission have become an integral part of the files of the admitting offices and cannot be released, either directly or for copying purposes. It will be necessary for you to write directly to the institutions concerned to obtain copies of those previous records. In addition, documents such as SAT/ACT scores are not available from the Office of the Registrar.

Processing Time

Standard processing time is 1-2 business days after the University of Michigan-Dearborn receives the order.

Delivery Options


Electronic transcripts are the preferred method of transcript delivery. A secured link to the transcript will be delivered to the intended recipient within one hour, though it could take 1-2 business days if the record requires manual processing.


Transcripts will be mailed to the recipient via regular first-class U.S. mail within 1-2 business days after the University of Michigan-Dearborn receives the order from the NSC.


Transcripts requested as hold for pickup will be available in 1-2 business days at the Enrollment Services counter in the University Center. Photo identification is required for the release of transcripts.

Students who would like a third-party to pick-up their transcripts must provide written authorization to the Office of the Registrar. Additionally, the third-party must present photo identification.

Any transcripts not picked up within two weeks will be destroyed and will have to be re-ordered.

Office of the Registrar

1169 -
University Center (UC)
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