This document will include instructions for obtaining official and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
UNDERGRADUATE - OFFICIAL (ONLINE ORDER)
Benefits of ordering online include immediate notifications (via email or text) regarding the status of the client's order, the ability for students with computerized records to request an electronic copy of their transcript along with electronic delivery and quicker processing time. To order a transcript online (available for official, undergraduate transcripts only):
- Go to http://uwm.edu/onestop/grades-and-transcripts/
- Select the drop down menu labeled 'Order Your Official Transcript Online'
- Click the blue 'Order Official Transcript Online' link
UWM uses Credentials Solutions to provide transcript ordering & fulfillment services. Any questions regarding the Online Order form should be directed to Credentials Customer Service Representatives at 847.716.3005. Customer Service representatives are available from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Monday-Thursday and from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm (CST) on Fridays.
UNDERGRADUATE - OFFICIAL (ALTERNATE OPTIONS)
To request a transcript in person, come to the Registrar's Office (Mellencamp Hall 274) and the staff will assist you in ordering your transcript. If ordering an official transcript, there is a transcript fee of $10 per copy and you will need to bring a photo ID. Please make sure you do not have any holds on your PAWS account that prevents the release of transcripts. Any official transcripts you take with you will be stamped as ''Issued to Student''.
To request an official or unofficial transcript by mail, send the Undergraduate Transcript Request form found on http://uwm.edu/onestop/grades-and-transcripts/, along with the appropriate $10 transcript fee to the address below. Expedited shipping is available for an additional $13. You may obtain, at no charge, one unofficial copy per semester of your undergraduate academic record to use for planning or advising, by submitting a written request to:
ATTN: Undergraduate Transcript ProcessingUndergraduate TranscriptsUWM Enrollment Services2442 E. Kenwood Blvd.Milwaukee, WI 53211
You may fax the Undergraduate Transcript Request form or written request for an official or unofficial transcript to Enrollment Services, ATTN: Undergraduate Transcript Processing, at Fax: 414-229-6940. UW-Milwaukee does not accept confidential credit card information via fax transmissions. To make payment of the appropriate transcript fee for an official transcript, call 414-229-3800 (touch 1, then touch 7). It is your responsibility to contact Enrollment Services with payment information and requests will not be processed until payment is received. You may obtain, at no charge, one unofficial copy per semester of his/her undergraduate academic record to use for planning or advising, by faxing a written request to: ATTN: Transcript Processing, Enrollment Services Fax: 414-229-6940
UNDERGRADUATE - UNOFFICIAL
If you have PAWS access, you can take the following steps to request an unofficial undergraduate transcript, if you do not have a hold on your record:
- Log in to PAWS
- Under the yellow Academics header, click in the drop down menu and select Transcript: View Unofficial, then click the yellow arrow button
- Select the Undergraduate or Graduate Transcript and default Output Destination Type (email), then click the Submit Transcript Request button
- A PDF copy will be delivered to your UWM Email Address immediately
If you currently don't have PAWS access or an active UWM Email Address, you can make one free hard copy of the Unofficial Transcript, using the Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript Request, form per semester by mail, fax, or in person at the Registrar's Office. Unofficial transcripts only will be issued to the student.
GRADUATE - OFFICIAL
Official graduate transcripts are now ordered online. Transcript requests must come from the student/former student. Third party requests are processed only with written permission from the student. Due to FERPA regulations, the Graduate School cannot send unofficial transcripts electronically. Transcripts will be withheld if any obligations to the university have not been satisfied.
If you are requesting an official graduate transcript, you MUST take the following steps:
- Go to uwm.edu/graduateschool/request-transcripts/
- Select either the 'online form' (in the line below the title) or 'ordered online' (located in the first line below 'Guidelines') hyperlink
- Complete the Graduate School Official Transcript Order Form
NOTE: The fee to obtain an official graduate transcript is $10. Expedited shipping is available for an additional cost.
GRADUATE - UNOFFICIAL
If you have PAWS access and are requesting an unofficial graduate transcript, you can take the following steps if you do not have a hold on your record:
To request a hard copy of your unofficial transcript download the graduate unofficial transcript request form and mail it to the address listed on the form.