Using our Forms

All Office of the Registrar forms are PDF files. You may use Adobe Reader or other programs capable of opening PDFs to complete them. Please note that where signature is required it must be handwritten, not a digital signature or typed name.

Using our Forms

All Office of the Registrar forms are PDF files. You may use Adobe Reader or other programs capable of opening PDFs to complete them. Please note that where signature is required it must be handwritten, not a digital signature or typed name.

Transcripts

Important notes about ordering transcripts:

  • Transcripts can only be mailed or picked up in person, and only complete transcripts will be provided. The University does not issue partial records.
  • Transcripts (neither official nor unofficial) will not be issued to students who have outstanding financial obligations to the university, including library and parking fees.

Official transcript requests can be submitted online using the Transcripts Express service in GWeb, in person in the Office of the Registrar @ Colonial Central, or via mail, fax, or e-mail using the Transcript Request form. Unofficial transcript requests can be submitted in-person, or via mail, fax, or e-mail using the Transcript Request form. All forms must be signed by the student making the request.

Be sure to review your unofficial transcript before ordering any official transcripts. If you are waiting for grades to be posted or degrees to be awarded, do not order an official transcript online until you see that information reflected on your unofficial transcript. If you are submitting a paper request form, please be sure to select the appropriate "Hold for Grades" or "Hold for Degree" option.


Online via Transcripts Express

Official transcripts may be requested online through the Transcripts Express service in GWeb. Transcripts ordered online are printed the next business day following the date ordered. This option is only available to students and alumni who have a GWid and PIN. Alumni who attended at any time prior to Fall 1982 cannot use the online system to request a transcript.

If you are requesting National or International Expedited Service and you are ordering multiple copies of your transcripts going to the same address, we strongly recommend that you do not use the online system as you will be charged the destination fee per transcript. Instead, please submit a request form.

In order to access Transcripts Express:

  1. Click on Student Records and Registration
  2. Click on Student Records Information Menu
  3. Select Transcripts
  4. Choose Request Official Transcript


Payment with a credit card (mastercard and visa only) is required when ordering transcripts online.

If you have a form or attachment that must accompany your official transcript, do not use the online system. Please refer to our other methods of ordering transcripts.

Transcripts ordered online for in-office pickup will be stamped as issued to the student.

Requests in person

Official transcripts may be requested in person in the Office of the Registrar @ Colonial Central, on the Ground Floor of the Marvin Center at 800 21st St NW. The transcript request form is available in Colonial Central.

Transcripts requested in person will be stamped as issued to the student.

A valid GW or government issued identification is required when submitting a request. Payment is also required at the time of request. Acceptable forms of payment for requests made in person include:

  • GWorld
  • Check
  • Money Order
  • Credit Card (mastercard and visa only)


Mail/Fax/E-mail

Official transcript requests can be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail using the transcript request form.

The request form must be hand-signed by the student making the request or it will not be processed. Payment must accompany the request or it will not be processed. For transcripts being sent outside of the US, please provide a contact name, phone number and email address (if available).

Requests submitted by fax or e-mail must be accompanied by a credit card payment form (mastercard and visa only). Requests submitted by mail may also include a check or money order payable to The George Washington University. If you are submitting multiple transcript requests you may use a single credit card payment form or check.

Please do not submit duplicate transcript requests without first speaking to a Student Services Representative to determine if a repeat request is necessary. A repeat request that has not been previously discussed with our office will most likely result in duplication of both the transcript services provided and charges to your credit card.

Third-Party Pickup

To have another party pick up your transcript you must provide our office with:

  1. A completed and signed Transcript Request form (if ordering an official copy)
  2. A completed and signed Third-party Pick-up authorization form.
  3. A copy of your GW or government issued ID.
  4. Appropriate payment for the transcript.


The authorization forms may then be e-mailed or faxed to the Office of the Registrar at registrar@gwu.edu or (202) 994-3445, or submitted at the same time that the transcript is being picked up.

Transcripts requested by Third-Party Pick Up will be stamped as issued to the student.