Office of the University Registrar

June 13, 2020

Ordering Transcripts During Restricted Operations

Due to precautions around COVID-19, Registration and Transcripts team members continue to work remotely. Requests for paper transcripts submitted via MyUW or mail are being processed in a very limited capacity during this time. For questions, contact


Until further notice, e-transcripts must be ordered online through the Office of the University Registrar’s eScrip-Safe electronic transcripts service. E-transcript PDFs are considered official, whether shared electronically or printed. Students may send e-transcripts either to themselves or a third-party recipient.

Order Transcripts via MyUW [Requires UW NetID]

Process: E-transcript orders are processed each business night (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays). Orders placed for an e-transcripts before 6pm PST will be processed and the e-transcript will be emailed around 8pm PST that same day. E-transcript orders placed after 6pm or over the weekend or holiday break will be processed and the e-transcript will be emailed around 8pm PST the next business day. Cost is $11/transcript.

Recipient e-mail: Not all universities or colleges utilize eScrip-Safe as a method of receiving e-transcripts, so students may need to obtain the appropriate email address from the University’s admissions office in order to make sure the transcript is transmitted to the correct destination.

Matching form: Students who require a matching form be sent along with the transcript must email immediately following placing their transcript order via MyUW. The student must include the matching form as an attachment in order for staff to include it with the transcript.

Students Prior to 1983: Students who attended the University of Washington prior to 1983 cannot order transcripts online or obtain an e-transcript. Students are encouraged to email for additional guidance.

Paper Transcripts

  • Until further notice, requests for paper transcripts are being processed in a very limited capacity – this includes transcripts ordered using Express delivery.
  • Students who need to meet a particular deadline must keep this in mind as processing and mailing transcripts may take up to two (2) weeks.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to order electronic transcripts whenever possible.

Unofficial Transcripts

Reminder: MyUW provides all students with an active UW NetID the ability to generate a pdf version of their unofficial transcript. Students log into MyUW and select AcademicsGrades and TranscriptsUnofficial Transcript.