Official transcripts of your academic record are provided free-of-charge by the Office of the Registrar. Each student/alumnus is limited to 10 transcripts per request and 50 transcripts per term.
If you are currently enrolled, you may submit your request directly on myPurdue.
Requests submitted via myPurdue are processed within one to three business days.
Alumni and former students from West Lafayette, Calumet, Fort Wayne, and North Central with attendance in 1968 or later may use the eTranscript online request system. Refer to the Quick Reference Guide regarding the eTranscript online ordering system for questions.
Purdue West Lafayette or Purdue Polytechnic Statewide Only
For transcripts that require currently enrolled courses (for which grades have yet to be posted) or candidate for graduation (degree status does not indicate awarded), the production of your transcript can be delayed. Be sure to include this on your request form.
Transcripts are also available in person upon request in Room 45, Hovde Hall. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, excluding university holidays. Photo identification is required when making the request in person.
If your request requires the transcript to be mailed in a special envelope, you should come directly to Room 45, Hovde Hall, so your request can be handled personally. If you are not able to come to the Office of the Registrar, you may submit your request by mail. If you are using the eTranscript request system, it will now permit special handling for attachments to be uploaded during the ordering process. Attachments must be in the following formats: Word, Excel or .pdf.
For your convenience, a transcript request form is provided for you to complete and return via fax, scan and e-mail. Your signed request may be sent via fax to 765-494-0570. Be sure to include the following:
- full name
- PUID/Student Identification Number
- date of birth
- dates of attendance at Purdue
- the address where you woud like the transcripts mailed
- the number of transcripts being requested
- written signature
DO NOT SCAN OR E-MAIL CREDIT CARD INFORMATION. WE WILL BE UNABLE TO PROCESS AND ARE REQUIRED TO DESTROY YOUR REQUEST. WE WILL THEN NOTIFY YOU TO SUBMIT A NEW REQUEST WITHOUT CREDIT CARD INFORMATION. CREDIT CARD INFORMATION MAY BE SHARED OVER THE PHONE OR BY FAX.
If you cannot submit a request via the options above, you may request your transcript by mail. Send your request to:
Office of the Registrar, Room 55
610 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040
Allow one to three business days processing time when submitting requests by US mail, fax or e-mail.
Academic Transcript Keys
Official transcripts are printed with keys on the back that explain the course numbering system, credit types, grading systems, institutional scholastic indexes, abbreviations and symbols, special credit notations, and transfer credit as well as other relevant information.
PARENTS/GUARDIANS: You may obtain a copy of your student's transcript by completing the transcript request form. It must be either signed by the student, or you may submit a copy of your most recent tax forms, providing that the aforementioned student is your financial dependent. These documents may be faxed, mailed or scanned and e-mailed to the Office of the Registrar as described above.
Purdue University produces two types of official transcripts. Transcripts printed in the landscape format contain only historic Legacy (1968- summer 2002) records. Transcripts printed in the portrait format contain fall 2002-present records. The following are the keys for each type of official transcript: