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Transcripts

Transcript Costs


In person or by mail: $3.

  • Online: $5.25 (Transcript–$3; Processing fee: $2.25).

  • Unofficial transcripts are free of charge.

All financial holds on a student's record must be cleared before a transcript will be released and payment must be received before transcript is mailed. Please allow 5 business days for processing all official transcript requests.

Official Transcript

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 the written request of the student.

  • Order by Mail

    The requester can request official transcripts by US Mail by downloading the Transcript Request Form along with at check or money order made payable to Norfolk State University.

  • Order Online

    Norfolk State University has retained Credentials Inc. to accept transcript orders and payments over the Internet.

  • Order by Phone

    If you want to plan a transcript order but do not have Internet Access you may contact Credentials Inc. at (800) 646-1858 to place order.

    Please allow up to 5 business days for processing.

    Official Transcripts cannot be emailed, scanned as attachments or faxed.  They are mailed by U.S. Post Office as we do not use Fedex, UPS, DHL, etc.

Unofficial Transcripts

An Unofficial Transcript is the student's academic record without signature, seal, date or sealed envelope.

  • In Person

    An unofficial transcript can be requested in person with a valid photo ID upon request from the Office of the Registrar.
  • Mail, Fax or Email

    You can download the Unofficial Transcript Request form and submit it to the following addresses or fax number:

    Mail  -  Office of the Registrar
               700 Park Avenue
               Norfolk, VA 23504

    Fax  -   (757) 823-8907
    Email - registrar@nsu.edu

    Transcript will be processed and returned the same day, if received by 3PM.  All requests after this time will be returned within 24 hours and within the next business day.

    Current students can log into their MyNSU account to obtain copies of their unofficial transcripts under Spartan Self Service.