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.

Information Needed To Order

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. 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.