Current and former UGA students can order official transcripts online. Official transcripts are $8.00 each. Transcripts will not be issued for students who have an outstanding balance or unfulfilled obligation to the University. Five business days is the processing time per request. Please allow 10 business days for delivery via USPS.

Unofficial transcripts are only available to current, active UGA students via the Athena student portal.

Current Students

  • Log in to the portal
  • Select Order Transcripts, located under Instant Access.
  • Complete and submit the online request along with credit or debit card information for payment.
  • The transcript will be mailed within five business days.

Former Students

  • Log in to online ordering site.
  • Select log in or create a new account.
  • New users will be asked to create an account (returning users will be able to login to their online account).  Once the account is created, the user will be able to request transcripts online and track the status of orders.
  • An option of is available for users who have forgotten their passwords.
  • Requests will be processed within five business days.

In-Person Requests 

Individuals who are unable to place a transcript request online or by mail may visit the Registrar's Office, located in the Holmes/Hunter Academic Building, and request a transcript in person by completing the transcript request form (PDF).  Only money orders will be accepted as payment for in-person requests.  Requests will be processed within 5 business days.  The Office of the Registrar cannot process same-day requests.

Third Party Requests

Individuals or institutions that wish to request a transcript on behalf of a current or former UGA student should follow the procedures for mail requests found below. A Permission to Release Educational Information Form or its equivalent signed by the current or former UGA student must be included with the mailed request.

Mail Requests

Individuals who are unable to place a transcript request online may submit a transcript request via mail.  Please note that requests received by mail will have an increased processing time.

Please mail requests and money orders for the transcript fee ($8.00 each) to:
Office of the Registrar
Holmes/Hunter Academic Bldg.
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-6113

Please make money orders payable to UGA.  The Office of the Registrar does not accept cash or check for payment.  Money orders older than six months will be returned to sender, and the transcript request will not be processed.  

Payment must be received prior to processing any transcript request. For mailed requests, please fill out the transcript request form (PDF).  Print the form, sign it, and mail the completed form with the $8.00 transcript fee.  This form requires Adobe Reader.

Fax Requests

The Office of the Registrar does not accept faxed requests for transcripts, nor does the Office of the Registrar send any transcripts via fax.

Expedited Shipping

The Office of the Registrar offers the option to have a transcript expedited through FedEx.  An expedited request may be made online (see above).  The standard $8.00 fee per copy still applies for the request and must be paid prior to processing. 

Additional Surcharge:

  • $25.00 will be charged for FedEx deliveries to a U.S. address. 
  • $40.00 will be charged for FedEx deliveries to an international address.  

Requests that Require Enclosures

If a form is required to be sent along with a transcript, users will be able to upload the form online.  Upon receipt of the request, the form will be printed and attached to the hard copy transcript prior to mailing.  Please ensure the recipient of any attachments will accept a copied version of any attached document.

If an original, non-copy, enclosure is required, please see the instructions listed above for mailing a transcript request. Include the original enclosure document with the transcript request form in the same envelope.

Status of Transcript Request 

Once a transcript request has been processed, an automated email confirming the order will be sent.  All requests are processed within five business days.  Please allow 6 - 13 business days for receipt of the transcript. 

The Office of the Registrar is not responsible for incorrect mailing or email addresses provided in the original transcript request. If an incorrect address is provided and the transcript has been processed, an additional order will need to be submitted. The Office of the Registrar is not responsible for failure of the USPS or any other third party courier to deliver a transcript to its destination.

Notarized Transcripts

Notarized transcripts are required for persons seeking an Apostille or Great Seal for their academic records. To determine if you require a notarized transcript and to download the request for notarization, please review information about the Apostille and the Great Seal here.

Transcripts from Other Institutions

The Office of the Registrar does not provide copies of transcripts from other institutions. For questions regarding UGA’s receipt of transcripts from other institutions, please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 706-542-8776 or the Graduate School Admissions Office at 706-542-1739.