An official transcript is the reproduction of a complete, unabridged permanent academic record validated with the university seal,facsimile signature of the registrar, and date of issue. A key to the transcript is included, which contains a full statement of pertinent definitions.

Transcripts are not released when there is indebtedness to the university.

Both former undergraduate and graduate students may obtain a transcript through a variety of ways for their convenience.

* Via student SOAR account - Self Service, Student Center, Official transcript (for currently active students only)

* Via the web -  

NOTICE:  Southern Miss Alumni applying to Southern Miss Graduate School DO NOT need to request a transcript via Transcripts on Demand (  Contact the Graduate School for transcript processing.  Graduate students proceeding through Transcripts on Demand will be charged a NON-REFUNDABLE $2.75 processing fee.

* Via fax, mail or in person using the printable transcript request form below and submit to:
            The University of Southern Mississippi
            Office of the University Registrar
            118 College Drive #5006
            Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
            Fax: (601) 266-5816 (Verify if fax received @ 601-266-5006)
            In person in Hattiesburg: Kennard-Washington Hall, Room 110
            In person in Long Beach: Gulf Park Campus, Student Services, Hardy Hall, Room 232.

printable transcript request form

Transcript requests forms must have a student signature and cannot be requested via e-mail.

Transcript:  $6.00 per transcript (Non-refundable) - additional delivery charges may apply. See options below.
            Mailed, In person, E-mail

FedEx overnight charge:  $20.00 (within the United States)  - PLUS $6 per transcript charge.

Students needing overnight delivery must submit the transcript request by 12:00 pm in order for the request to be processed the same day. All requests received after 12:00 pm will be processed the following day. Requests made on Friday will be delivered the following Monday. We do not offer Saturday delivery. FedEx transcripts cannot be delivered to PO boxes.

In an effort to provide records more securely and protect the privacy of our students’ records, the Registrar’s office will send Official transcripts via a secure electronic server in lieu of fax transcripts. Electronic transcript requests submitted prior to noon weekdays will be delivered electronically on the same day during normal processing periods.

Electronic: Transcripts can be emailed via eScrip-Safe to individuals, companies, or institutions. Electronic transcripts are normally sent out twice each day. Requests received by 12:00 pm CST will be sent the same day. To see a list of institutions we can send email transcripts to, view the eScrip-Safe Network Member list at Transcripts sent to network member institutions are considered official. Students are responsible for verifying transcripts emailed to NON-member institutions will be accepted. Forwarded electronic transcripts can NOT be authenticated by USM or eScrip-Safe.

Transcripts sent by US mail directly to institutions and/or businesses are sent as 'Official' transcripts. Students are responsible for ensuring the receiver will accept 'Issued to Student' transcripts provided in sealed envelopes.

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Students who need confirmation of Continuing Education Units (CEU credits) may request a CEU transcript by contacting the Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach.

Office of Professional Development and Educational Outreach
118 College Drive #5136
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Phone (601) 266-4186



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