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Before You Begin...

The unofficial transcript provides a record of a student’s academic history at the University, including any test or transfer credit a student might have brought into the University. The unofficial transcript provides a semester by semester history of classes a student was enrolled in, as well as GPAs and credits earned.

Academic standing, such as probation, suspension, and dismissal are also displayed on the transcriptThe unofficial transcript also displays academic standing, semester/university honors, majors, minors, or certificates declared by the student. Once  a student graduates, degrees awarded will also be displayed.

It is important to note that the unofficial transcript should not be used in place of the interactive degree audit when reviewing a student’s progress towards degree completion.


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To view a student’s unofficial transcript, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Advising Center: Guide > Advising & Student Support > Advising Center.

  2. In the Advising Center, enter a student’s EMPL ID, if known, or search for a student by clicking on the looking glass  .

  3. Select the *** New: Unofficial Transcript *** link in the 'Advising Links' section. A new page or tab should open. If you have pop-up blocker enabled, make you may see a yellow ribbon at the top of the screen. If using Firefox, select the options button in this ribbon then click on “Allow Pop-Ups…” to enable pop-ups.

  4. On the new page or tab that opens, click the button. This may take a few seconds.

  5. The unofficial transcript opens in a new page or tab as a PDF and can be downloaded and saved. Notice the ‘Unofficial’ watermark and ‘UMBC Unofficial Transcript’ heading at the top of the page.



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If a student repeats a non-repeatable course, only the course with the highest grade will be used in the calculation of the cumulative GPA; however, all grades earned remain on the permanent record

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