How to Request a Transcript

In accordance with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and current Northern Michigan University policy, all requests for transcripts must be submitted in writing.

Written requests must include name at the time of attendance at NMU, student identification number, signature and the exact address where transcript is to be sent. Transcript request forms can be printed from the Registrar’s Web site at: The transcript request and correct fees should be sent to the Registrar’s Office, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI 49855-5323. Transcript request forms are also available at the Student Service Center.

Allow one week for transcript processing. A student’s entire academic record, undergraduate- and graduate-level work, if applicable, are included in each set of transcripts ordered. Official transcripts costs $4. Unofficial transcripts are $1 each. Overnight mail service is available for an additional fee. Call 906-227-2278 for information. A personal check or a money order payable to Northern Michigan University are the only acceptable payment methods. First-class postage is included in the transcript fee. If the correct fee does not accompany the transcript request, it will be returned. NMU does not provide a billing service for transcripts.

Transcripts will not be provided to persons who have any outstanding debts to the university. Financial holds are cleared by the Student Service Center, 2201 C.B. Hedgcock, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855-5323 (906-227-1221).