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Norfolk State University

You can request an official or unofficial transcript from the Office of the Registrar. You may place your order online or in-person.

Official Transcripts
An official transcript is a certified record of a student's academic work, including a list of courses taken, grades received, and credits awarded. An official transcript of a student's academic record at Norfolk State University is available only through the Office of the Registrar, upon approval of the student.

Type of Official Transcript Order Method Price Processing Time*
Electronic Online through Parchment $5.45 Within 24 Hours (with no holds)*
Paper Online through Parchment $7.95 3 to 5 Business Days
Paper Mail or In-Person $3.00 (Payment must be made upon request) 3 to 5 Business Days


*Financial balances will not prohibit the release of an official transcript as of July 1, 2024. However, if your account is flagged for a financial balance, you will need to contact the Office of Student Accounts to have your account balance resolved.

If you have an outstanding financial balance with the university, please allow for additional processing time.

Order Online
Norfolk State University has retained Parchment educational data management to accept transcript orders and payments online. Parchment also provides official electronic copies of transcripts, as well. To make a request, please visit their website at Parchment Inc. 

If you have made a previous request, you can check your order status at Parchment Order Status.


Order by Mail/In-Person
Download and complete the Transcript Request Form and have it sent (do not mail cash) or delivered in-person (along with a check or money order made payable to Norfolk State University) to this office. Please do not send cash with mailed requests, however, you may pay with cash in-person at our Cashier’s Office.


Unofficial Transcripts
An Unofficial transcript is a copy of a student’s academic record printed on plain paper and does not have the university seal or the Registrar’s signature. Unofficial transcripts are free of charge.

Requesting Options:

*Unofficial transcripts received by 3PM (requested to be returned by mail, fax, or email) are processed the same day before the close of business. All requests received after 3PM will be processed and returned on the next business day. 

Current and former students can make requests in-person at the Office of the Registrar with a valid photo ID.