For quickest response to an issue, please submit a ServiceNow Ticket to the Student Services Center. If you prefer to talk to an SSC Specialist, we offer advising sessions via Zoom by appointment. SSC specialists are also available for live chat from LiveChat Monday – Friday, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. via the Service Now portal.
Latest information about the University's response to COVID-19 • Academic questions are extensively answered in the TeachAnywhere FAQ • Latest updates for: Undergraduates • Grad Students and Postdocs
See the Registrar's COVID-19 and Academic Continuity page for information for students, faculty, and staff relevant to classes and academic activities and administration. (updated May 21, 2020)
You will need a SUNetID and password; if you do not know your SUNetID or password please contact ITS.
Alumni of over five years needs to request through our online ordering service via this link Alumni Transcript Request.
Troubleshooting opening and viewing your unofficial transcript:
If you've tried all these options and are still experiencing difficulty, please submit a Service Request. Please include:
Current Students and those alumni who enrolled in the past 5 years can request their electronic transcript be sent directly to AMCAS, or LSAC. These requests can be made via Axess. See the How do I request an etranscript to be sent to LSAC or AMCAS webpage for further instructions
When using Chrome you may receive this error message when attempting to open a PDF document.
"Failed to load PDF document."
Here are instructions on how to change the PDF viewer back to Adobe Reader/ Adobe Acrobat in Google Chrome.
In the Chrome address bar, type chrome://plugins
Disable Chrome PDF Viewer
Enable the Adobe Acrobat/ Adobe Reader plugin
Or you may use IE or Firefox.
Transcripts from Stanford University are free. Axess requests for paper transcripts are mailed within three business days but can take an additional 5-7 business days to arrive at the destination with in the U.S. or 15-20 business days for international delivery. If you need your transcript immediately, we suggest that you request an official electronic transcript. If FedEx expedited delivery is chosen, an email with tracking information will be sent to each requester within three business days.
Electronic transcript requests made through Axess are sent electronically every 15 minutes. Students are encouraged to select the Electronic Delivery Option in Axess for expedited delivery see FedEx mailing options in our Document Ordering Portal.
Emailed transcript requests for electronic transcripts may take up to 48 hours to process.
Official Transcript: Same-day Pick-up
Students who wish to pick up their official transcript in person can now request the transcript at the Student Services Center located at Tresidder Memorial Union, 2nd floor, and pick up the transcript in the same visit.
The GPA can be viewed on the unofficial transcript in Axess. Stanford does not calculate class standing. Students or Alumni registered within the past five years can request a unofficial transcript through Axess.
For more information on GPA, please see the Grade Point Average (GPA) and Class Rank Policy.
If you attended a departmental seminar, certificate program, or conference, contact the department for any records requests. Search for the department on the Index of Stanford web sites page.
Envelopes are not signed or sealed (stamped) across the flap. If you require forms to be attached to the transcript you can attach a document in our Document Ordering portal. All transcripts are separately packaged.
Requests from current or former students with unmet obligations to the University (e.g., holds) cannot be honored. To resolve financial holds, submit a Service Request
Parents may request transcripts for their student only if the student is under age 18. When a student turns 18, access to his or her educational records becomes legally exclusive to the student.
The University is unable to provide translations of transcripts, diplomas, or other records to a language other than English.