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Unofficial Transcripts
Enrolled students can print a copy of their cumulative academic record by selecting the “Transcript” link under the Academic Profile section of WebAdvisor’s student menu.The cumulative record arranges the academic record in term sequence, but is not official in any way. That is, it is printed on plain paper and does not contain any verifying signatures or official seals. A copy of the cumulative record is generally used by current or former students who don’t need a certified, official copy.

Students are strongly encouraged to print a copy of their cumulative academic record and retain it for their records. Former students or alumni must print out their copy while their WebAdvisor account is still active. Once WebAdvisor access is gone, follow the procedure below for ordering an official transcript.

Official Transcripts

Online Service
We are pleased to announce the availability of a new online service for ordering official transcripts. Current students should visit this web page for ordering instructions, and alumni may visit this web page.

Beginning September 1, 2013, the fee for each transcript ordered is $5.00 (plus a $2.25 processing fee per recipient). Your credit card will only be charged after your order has been completed.

Delivery Options
Transcripts are normally mailed to recipients via regular first class United States Postal Service (USPS) mail, for no additional charge. Current fees for express delivery via FedEx are $25 for delivery within the US, $30 for Canada or Mexico and $50 for international delivery. Transcripts can also be held for pickup at the Registrar’s Office (for no additional charge).

Expedited Requests
For an additional priority processing (“rush”) fee of $10.00, transcripts will be processed by the next business day and then delivered based on the Delivery Method selected.

Some countries outside of the United States require an “Apostille” on certain documents, usually diplomas or transcripts. The Registrar’s Office will take care of that service for you upon request and upon payment of the nominal fee. The fee, in the form of a check, must accompany the document and is made out to “Rhode Island Secretary of State” for the amount of $5.00. Please allow 7 to 10 days for processing.

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