*Effective December 1, 2014, there will be changes to the processing of transcripts. More information will be available soon.*

Official Transcript Information

 The cost of all transcripts (paper and pdf) will be $12.00 per copy.

  • Only complete official USC transcripts for all terms enrolled are issued and will include course work from all USC campuses.

  • An official transcript is issued only at the authorization or written, signed request of the student as required by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974.

  • Transcripts will not be processed without required payment. Payment by check, money order or credit card must accompany your request or it will be returned to you. Please make checks and money orders payable to USC. Transcript fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

  • USC does not fax transcripts

  • Once a transcript request has been submitted it cannot be cancelled or changed.

  • Normal transcript processing is 2-3 business days after receiving the request.


You may submit a transcript request form in the USC Sumter Records and Registration Office (Williams-Brice-Edwards Building, 200 Miller Road, Sumter SC), but all Official Transcript Requests are printed at the main campus of USC in Columbia, SC. You may go to the office at 516 South Main Street, Columbia SC to receive a copy of your transcript or to request that your transcript be released to a third party. To submit a request in person at either campus, you must bring with you:

  1. A Photo ID

  2. $12.00 fee per copy by check or money order made payable to USC or a valid Visa, MasterCard or American Express number is required. Transcripts will not be processed without required payment.



  • This ordering service is only available if you are currently enrolled or attended the University of South Carolina beginning Fall 2007. To request a PDF transcript, you must log in to Self Service Carolina and select the Student Records tab then click the Request Your Electronic PDF Transcript link. **THIS SERVICE IS ONLY AVAILABLE USING SELF SERVICE CAROLINA**

  • Before placing your order, you are responsible for verifying with the recipient that they will accept your transcript as a PDF document. Once an order has been processed, it cannot be cancelled or refunded.

  • PDF transcripts are $12.00 per recipient and are emailed to the recipient. You are responsible for providing a valid email address. The recipient will have 30 days and five opportunities to access and download your transcript after receiving the email. Once expired, the PDF transcript cannot be resent.

  • The University of South Carolina has authorized AVOW Transcript Ordering Service to provide PDF transcripts that are secured by a digital certificate, that ensures that the transcript has been prepared and delivered by the University of South Carolina, Office of the University Registrar and is original and unaltered.

  • Review our Electronic PDF Transcript FAQs before placing an order for your transcript 




All transcripts will be $12.00. Click here to download and complete the Official Transcript Request form. Your signature must be on the request form. Transcript request will not be processed without your signature.

Official Transcript Requests should be

Mailed to:
Office of the University Registrar
University of South Carolina
516 South Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208-001


Faxed to
(803) 777-6349


  • To avoid duplicate charges, contact our office prior to resubmitting a previously faxed request (803-777-5555)

  • To change the name on your academic record, you must present to the University Registrar’s Office, a Name Change Request Form and copies of legal documents, which indicate the name change.



  • Unofficial transcripts will not be issued by USC in Columbia.

  • USC Sumter can provide unofficial copies of a transcript in the Records and Registration Office with a picture ID at no charge. Unofficial transcripts can also be obtained through online through SSC.

  • Unofficial transcripts are for personal use or for advisement purposes.

  • If you need assistance accessing your unofficial transcript using SSC, come to the Office of Records and Registration in the Williams-Brice-Edwards Administration Building at USC Sumter.


University policy prohibits issuing partial transcripts and any transcripts to any student indebted to the University.

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