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Registration & Academic Services COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions


Transcripts will display all coursework and degrees received while in attendance at Lehigh University. Transcript orders must be submitted via the internet, regardless of when you attended Lehigh University. All financial obligations must be cleared with the Bursar before your transcript can be released. Please check your online transcript before ordering to make sure the semester grades have been posted.  For an overview of the transcript process, please view this transcript ordering guide.

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Current Students: 

Unofficial transcripts are available through Banner (Banner -> Student Services -> Student Academic Records -> Academic Transcript) and include the same information as the official. 

Official transcript order must be submitted online through the National Student Clearinghouse, our third-party transcript provider. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Transcript orders may also be tracked via the National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Order Status website. 

Alumni/Former Students: 

Official transcript order must be submitted online through the National Student Clearinghouse, our third-party transcript provider. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Transcript orders may also be tracked via the National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Order Status website. 

Please note: When ordering a transcript DO NOT select the "After Degree is Awarded" processing option. This will prevent your transcript order from being processed as your degree has already been awarded. That option is for degrees awarded in the future only. 

The following transcript delivery methods are available.
  • Office pick-up: Photo identification is needed at the time of pick up. Transcripts that are not collected from our office within 6 months of order will be destroyed.

  • Standard U.S. mail: Please allow 3 to 5 business days for processing.

  • Special Expedited Processing: For same/next day urgent transcript processing via Federal Express (FEDEX) your transcript request must be received before 2:00 PM. There is an additional charge for this special handling. FEDEX transcripts CANNOT be delivered to PO Boxes or Lehigh University campus addresses - you MUST provide a valid street address.

  • Certified electronic transcripts:

    • send official electronic transcripts quickly and easily, anywhere in the world, in secure Certified PDF (cPDF) format

    • attach additional electronic documents (e.g. a resume, portfolio, or graduate school application) to transcript delivery

    • use optional tracking for electronic transcripts (additional fee)

    • provide identifying and payment information in a secure environment

Note: Electronic transcripts are encrypted documents for security purposes. If you experience difficulty accessing or uploading an electronic transcript, please contact the National Student Clearinghouse at 703-742-4200 or visit their online FAQs.

Student Grade Reports

Student Grade Reports reflect a student's course and grade history for a specific term. Students who need to obtain a Student Grade Report for personal use or for employer reimbursement can generate reports as needed by going to Follow the instructions to generate your grade report. The report will be issued to your Lehigh email account in PDF format within 15 minutes of the submission of your request. If you are not on campus you will need to remotely connect to Lehigh's VPN. To learn more abou what a VPN is and get instructions on how to set it up go to  

Please Note: A Student Grade Report is not the same as an official transcript. Students who need an official record of their course history must request an official transcript by following the request process outlined above.