Requesting a Transcript

For Students Who Attended Gardner-Webb in 1991 or After

For students who attended Gardner-Webb University in 1991 or after, online transcripts requests can be made via the National Student Clearinghouse or in person at Registrar Services in several formats:

  • Mailed or Electronic: Through the National Student Clearinghouse, current and former students can request electronic transcripts in the form of a PDF or mailed paper transcripts. The charge for PDF or USPS mailed transcripts is $15.00 per transcript plus a small convenience fee.
  • Mailed transcripts are printed on security paper, bear the official University seal and signature of the University Registrar, and are mailed directly to other institutions or agencies in sealed envelopes. Transcripts will not be considered official if faxed or emailed.
  • Electronic transcripts are secure PDF documents delivered either to a participating university via Electronic Transfer or to an individual through the National Student Clearinghouse’s secure portal. PDF transcripts are processed and delivered on demand. Please note that it may not be possible to produce electronic PDF transcripts for students who attended prior to 1991. If a PDF transcript is sent directly to a student’s personal email address, it will NOT be considered official.
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For Students Who Attended Gardner-Webb prior to 1991

Students who attended Gardner-Webb University prior to 1991 are encouraged to use the National Student Clearinghouse portal as an initial step. Many of the pre-1991 students have been entered into the new computer system and is available for online requests. If after attempting the National Student Clearinghouse portal and your student information was not found, please go to our Transcript Request Form to request an official or unofficial transcript.


Veterans needing to request an official transcript should use our Transcript Request Form.  

Other Important Information

  • Hold for Grades/Degree: When placing an order through the National Student Clearinghouse, you may choose to release your transcript after grades have been posted and/or after degrees have been awarded. Note: this option is not available for pick-up only requests.
  • Hold on Account: If a Gardner-Webb University department has placed a hold on the student account, a transcript will not be released. Holds that may hinder the processing of transcript orders:
  • Inclement Weather or University Holidays: In the event of inclement weather or a university holiday, all transcript requests will be delayed until the next working business day. Please consult the University website for other holiday schedules and inclement weather notices.

Note: Previous Gardner-Webb University students applying for re-admission or to other admission portals of the University do NOT need to request an official transcript. In the case that you do electronically request your official transcript from Gardner-Webb University, your money will not be refunded.