Ordering a Transcript

If you are currently enrolled at the Purdue West Lafayette campus or a Polytechnic Statewide location, you may submit your request directly on myPurdue under the Academic tab.

If you are a current or past Purdue Global (formerly Kaplan University) student, please e-mail

Alumni and former students from West Lafayette, Calumet (Purdue Northwest), Fort Wayne, North Central (Purdue Northwest), or a Polytechnic Statewide location with attendance in 1968 to the present may use the online Transcript Request System. Alumni and former students will need to register a new account to access the online transcript request system.

Transcript services are not available to PurdueGlobal current or former students.

  • Online requests are processed within one to three business days.
  • Official transcripts are provided free-of-charge by the Office of the Registrar.
  • Each student/alumnus is limited to 10 transcripts per request and 50 transcripts per term.
  • The online transcript system will accept attachments to be included in the mailing of your transcript. Attachments must be in one of the following formats: Word, Excel, or .pdf
  • If your request requires the transcript to be mailed in a special envelope, you should come directly to Room 45, Hovde Hall, so your request can be handled in person.
  • Purdue West Lafayette or Purdue Polytechnic Statewide Only: For transcripts that require currently enrolled courses (for which grades have yet to be posted) or candidate for graduation (degree status does not indicate awarded), the production of your transcript can be delayed. Be sure to include this on your request form.
  • Questions? Refer to the Quick Reference Guide regarding the eTranscript online ordering system or call (765) 494-6165 for assistance.


You may obtain a copy of your student's transcript by submitting a copy of your most recent tax forms, providing that the aforementioned student is your financial dependent. Please be sure to redact any social security numbers prior to submitting your documents. These documents may be sent by e-mail to the Office of the Registrar at Please include your student's full name, PUID/Student Identification Number, and date of birth.

Transcript Keys

Purdue University produces two types of official transcripts. Banner transcripts are printed in the portrait format and contain Fall 2002-present records. Pre-Banner transcripts are printed in the landscape format and contain 1968-Summer 2002 records.

The following are the keys for each type of official transcript:

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