Transcript Fees

Dickinson State University charges a transcript fee of $8 per transcript. Transcripts may be picked up from our office or sent via regular 1st class U.S. mail. For transcripts that are requested to be faxed, there will be an additional $10 special handling fee charged.

General Information

Transcripts will not be issued if you have financial obligations to Dickinson State University. Any transcript orders that cannot be processed because of a Customer Account Service Indicator will be cancelled after 30 days if the account has not been settled in full.

DSU students do not need to request, and will not be charged, for official transcripts to be sent to other North Dakota University System (NDUS) institutions for admission purposes. The NDUS college or university to which you have applied will be able retrieve your academic transcript from other NDUS colleges and universities. You will be notified if you have any holds on your academic transcripts for outstanding debt owed to a NDUS college or university.

Transcripts that are requested to be mailed will be sent out within two business days of the order.

Transcripts that are requested to be held for pickup will be available within 24 hours of the order.

Transcripts that are requested to be faxed will be sent to the designated recipient on the same day the order is placed. The Office of Academic Records will not fax transcripts to foreign countries. Please keep in mind that faxed transcripts are often not considered “official” by higher education institutions, agencies, employers, etc. Please verify the type of transcript needed with the intended recipient.

Ordering Instructions

Current students, former students and alumni

Dickinson State University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse at to provide its online transcript ordering service. This service provides students with timely notices regarding their transcript request as well as order status history. Those who have both a major credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express) and a valid email address should request an official transcript through this service. Credit cards will be charged only after transcript orders have been completed.

  1. Go to the National Student Clearinghouse secured site at
  2. Select Dickinson State University.
  3. Enter your valid credit card number to receive your transcript.

Alternative option

Those who cannot use either of these ordering methods may complete and submit a Transcript Request Form to the DSU Office of Academic Records. All processing fees must be paid before your transcript request form will be processed.  Please submit the appropriate payment by personal check, made payable to Dickinson State University, and mail your check and the Transcript Request Form to:

Office of Academic Records
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive
Dickinson ND 58601

Or you may fax your request to the Office of Academic Records - 701-483-2409 and pay the $8.00 fee by credit card by calling 701-483-2331. 

If currently enrolled

Go to Campus Connection > Self Service > Academic Records > Official Transcript Request. This will take you to the National Student Clearinghouse secured site, where you will enter your valid credit card number to receive your transcript.