Submitting Transcripts: What you Need to Know

Submitting your transcripts is a two-step process.

Step 1: When completing your application:

You will need to provide official transcripts from each postsecondary institution that you have attended.

What makes your transcripts Official?

Official transcripts are typically on school letterhead and signed by a school official. Official transcripts should also include a date of degree conferral. We do not accept transcripts marked “unofficial” or those from an unofficial source like a student portal or degree progress report.

You can provide transcripts using one of two methods:

Electronic Transcripts

There are many secure third-party transcript vendors. Your postsecondary institution(s) may use vendors including eTranscript California, Parchment Exchange, eSCRIP-SAFE, and National Student Clearinghouse.

Request the electronic transcript to be sent to both your email address and Upload the document you receive directly to the application portal.


Hard Copy Transcripts

You can upload scanned copies of official transcripts to the online application. These transcripts can be opened by the applicant and uploaded directly to the application portal.

Step 2: Once you are admitted:

Degree Verification: After you are admitted, request sealed official transcripts from your degree-conferring institution to be sent to USC either electronically to or mailed to:

Registrar One Stop
University of Southern California
University Park Campus
700 Childs Way, John Hubbard Hall, 106
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0912

Note: If you had electronic transcripts sent to during Step 1, you can skip this step. USC alumni and current USC students do not need to upload transcripts.


You can reach USC Bovard College Admissions at 213-821-3000 or via email.