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How to Order a WSU Official Student Transcript

Washington State University has retained Credentials Inc. to accept transcript orders over the Internet. Transcripts ordered through Credentials Inc. are available for pick up or via USPS mail, FEDEX, and electronic transcript. This is the fastest and recommended way to obtain your WSU Official Transcript.

Ordering your Official Transcript

  Paper or Electronic How Ordered Cost Comments
Fastest PDF download Online from Credentials, Inc. $10
  • Available within hours of placing your order.
  • Download your Official Transcript or send it to the requesting party.
  • Pay by credit card.
  • Not available to students who attended WSU before 1992.
Traditional Paper transcript Online from Credentials, Inc.



  • Processed in 7-10 business days. Delivery time is determined by the delivery method you choose.
  • Mailed via USPS mail (free) or FEDEX (additional $23).  First-Class Mail is not a guaranteed service. Delivery by a specific date or at a specific time is not available.
  • The pick up option is not available at this time. 
  • Pay by credit card.

Help with your Official Transcript order from Credentials, Inc.

Check the status of your order

You can see when your transcript was delivered. Check the Status of Your ONLINE Order.

Transcript order assistance

  • If you need assistance with a transcript order, please call Credentials Customer Service at (847) 716-3005.
  • If you are uncomfortable placing an order over the Internet, please call Credentials Customer Service at (847) 716-3005 to place your transcript request. There is an additional surcharge for placing orders over the telephone.

Online Order with Attachment

    • Some institutes may require an attachment to upload, ie. Nursing Cas, GradCas, VIRMP, and VMCAS may require an attachment to upload.
    • When selecting a recipient to send the transcript to - select, APPLICATION SERVICE and find the recipient's application service acronym.
    • A barcode number is provided on the upper right of the form, this is needed to continue with the transcript order. By selecting application service and entering the barcode number, this completes the attachment upload.

Unofficial WSU Transcripts

Unofficial transcripts are available for students who attended WSU after 1995 if they also received a WSU Network ID (NID). Some students from 1992-1995 also received a NID.

  • Current and former students can access it at myWSU​ > Student Homepage > Academic Records > View Unofficial Transcript.
  • If you don’t remember your WSU Network ID (NID) or need to reset your password, contact the Crimson Service Desk at or (509) 335-4357.

Ordering through the Registrar's Office

  Paper or Electronic How Ordered Cost Comments
Slowest Paper transcript Registrar's Office form $10

This option is slowest because it is hand-prepared by staff at the Registrar's Office.

  • Processing takes 7-10 business days. Allow an additional 5 days when the transcript is mailed.
  • Mailed via USPS mail only. FEDEX is not available.
  • You can pick up a copy at the Registrar's Office. (not currently available)
  • Credit card payment is not available.
  • Electronic transcripts are not available.


Don't Remember your Network ID?

If you don’t remember your WSU Network ID (NID) or need to reset your password, email the Crimson Service Desk or call (509) 335-4357.

Official Transcript Policies

Official Transcript orders will not be processed until all transcript holds are released.

  • In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, records may not be released to a third party without the written, signed authorization of the student.
  • Student must present a picture I.D. to pick up an official transcript order.
Processing Fees for Official Transcript
  • $10 for each official transcript ordered
  • Additional fees are charged for: FEDEX delivery and/or orders placed over the telephone. (available only through Credentials Inc. transcript services)

Non-WSU International Transcripts

Request a copy of a transcript that was provided to WSU by an international educational institution:

Order an Official WSU Transcript
Order Student Transcript