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A transcript is a chronological listing of ALL Southwest Minnesota State University coursework taken by a student.
Also included on a transcript are:
   • Degrees earned from Southwest Minnesota State University and other institutions (that have been transferred)
   • Transfer credit amounts
   • Cumulative credit totals and grade point averages  

Online Order Option:

Order an official SMSU transcript through the

National Student Clearinghouse


  • If you need an official SMSU transcript sent to a Minnesota State school that institution may be able to obtain your SMSU transcript free of charge, providing you do not have any holds. Please contact that institution directly for further information. If you need an official SMSU transcript sent to any of the University of Minnesota campuses or any other school, please choose one of the options listed below.
  • If you are requesting that your transcript be sent after grades or degrees post, please note that your order will be put on hold until your transcript is complete. The National Student Clearinghouse cancels all orders on hold for more than 30 days. If you order your transcript more than 30 days prior to the end of the semester, there is a chance your order will be cancelled and you will need to place a new one. Cancelled orders will not be charged to your credit card.
  • Transcript requests are required to be submitted from students only and require student signature in order to release a transcript to a 3rd party; as per the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA). 
  • Order Official transcripts online with a credit card through the National Student Clearinghouse
  • If you have questions you can contact us directly at 507-537-6207 or
  • The cost of each official SMSU transcript is $9.00. All SMSU transcripts are mailed by US Postal service.
  • Should you have a form that must accompany your SMSU transcript (AMCAS, PHARMCAS, etc...), you can upload the form to the National Student Clearinghouse.

Mail Order Option:

Mail us a note with your name, address, telephone number, Mustang ID (if you know this number), e-mail address, address(es) you want your transcript mailed to with a $9.00 check or money order per transcript to the address below. (To enhance our processing time you may want to include: DOB, last 4 digits of SSN,  and dates of attendance).

Transcript Office
1501 State Street
Marshall, MN 56258

If you need your official transcript to reflect your current name, send a copy of your legal documentation for the name change to the address above.

Legal documentation can be either a marriage certificate, divorce decree, or driver’s license. Without this documentation, you will receive an official transcript with the name that is currently in our records.

Phone/Fax Order Option:

To protect your privacy official transcript requests are not taken by Phone or Fax.

Unofficial Transcripts:


  • Sign on to E-Services (check the Display Name box)
  • Click on Academic Records
  • Click on Unofficial Transcripts

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