Transcript Requests and Graduation Information


There is no additional fee for a transcript; students are assessed a one-time lifetime fee during their first semester at Vanderbilt University. No unofficial transcripts will be provided. Official transcripts are provided as either electronic or hard copy.

Transcripts are provided by the Office of the University Registrar upon request by the student. Instructions for requesting your official transcript can be found here.

If you are a current student, you can request your transcript through YES on your student landing page. Otherwise, you will complete this request form and return to the Office of the University Registrar.

Timeline for Graduates

  • In the semester of your intended graduation, you will receive an email to confirm and provide certain information for the Commencement Program; please be sure to respond to this email from the Office of the University Registrar.
  • The official date of your conferral can be found on our calendar.
  • Your degree will not be posted on the date of conferral. You can expect your degree to be posted within 4 business days of the conferral date.
  • You may request a paper transcript before conferral, and indicate the request to be processed after your degree is conferred.
  • Electronic transcript requests cannot be delayed; they are processed as requested.

Degree Verifications and/or Enrollment Certifications

In most cases, you can request these by phone at 615-875-1118 or email at Please see this page for additional information on these requests.

Third parties who wish to verify your education at their own initiative may do so at