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Requesting a Transcript

Official Transcripts–securely delivered PDF or paper copies are available for $5 per transcript. The processing time is normally one business day.

Pay by credit card: (there is an additional processing fee for credit card orders):
If you have access to 1600grand, navigate to the Order Transcript box within the Student page. If you no longer have access to 1600grand, please go to

Pay with cash or check*:
Submit your request in writing. We must have your signature to authorize the release of your record. Send us a letter or fill out this form. The letter must include:

  • Full name and any former names while in attendance at Macalester
    • Legal documentation will be required for any name change
  • Date(s) of attendance or graduation from Macalester
  • Address where to send the transcript. We will send it as requested, including directly to you. (A transcript released directly to you will be an official copy in a sealed envelope, stamped “released directly to student.” Once you open this transcript is it no longer considered official for many purposes.)
  • Watch your penmanship, or you may slow us down.

Mail your letter to:
Registrar’s Office
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105-1899

During office hours, you can visit us to fill out a transcript request form in person.

* A non-refundable service charge of $20 will be assessed for NSF/returned checks.

Note: If you have a past debt to Macalester, we may not be able to process your request. Contact Student Accounts with any questions.

Questions? Contact us via email: [email protected].