Paper Transcripts

For those who attended summer 1996 or before

Complete and sign (digital signatures not accepted) a Transcript Request Form and return via mail, fax, or in person. Do not send via email. 


Download the form, using Adobe Acrobat Reader OR write a letter including signature and the detailed information listed below under Information Needed To Order.

Mail your request to:
Office of the Registrar
Iowa State University
214 Enrollment Services Center
2433 Union Dr.
Ames, IA 50011-2042


Download the form OR write a letter including signature and the detailed information listed above under Ordering. FAX to 515-294-1088

Avoid Duplication! 

Either mail or fax; please do not do both. You will be charged for duplicate orders.

Information Needed To Order

Payment must be made at the time of the order (credit card orders are considered payment). All transcript requests must include:

  • the full name and former name(s), if applicable, used while attending ISU;
  • current address;
  • daytime phone number;
  • birth date;
  • university ID or last four digits of social security number;
  • dates of attendance and degrees received at ISU;
  • and the complete address of where the transcript is to be sent.

Note: mailed and faxed requests must include your original signature. Computer generated signatures are not valid. Email orders are not accepted. 

In Person Ordering/Pick Up

Complete a Transcript Request Form, available in the lobby of 214 Enrollment Services Center. Payment must be made at the time of order. A photo ID is required.

Transcripts held for pick up in 214 Enrollment Services Center must be claimed within 30 days. A photo ID is required to pick up transcripts. Please note: Transcripts released to students are stamped "Issued to Student." Some institutions will not accept transcripts unless mailed by the Registrar's Office.