FAQs

Transcripts

How do I request an official transcript?

The College of Wooster has changed their transcript ordering process as of July 1, 2015. We are now partnered with Credentials/eScrip-Safe as our trusted agent for processing all transcript requests and delivering electronic and paper academic transcripts.

How do I request an unofficial transcript?

The College of Wooster has changed their transcript ordering process as of July 1, 2015. We are now partnered with Credentials/eScrip-Safe as our trusted agent for processing all transcript requests and delivering electronic and paper academic transcripts.

Can I fax my request?

No. The College of Wooster has changed their transcript ordering process as of July 1, 2015. We are now partnered with Credentials/eScrip-Safe as our trusted agent for processing all transcript requests and delivering electronic and paper academic transcripts.

Can I email my request?

No. The College of Wooster has changed their transcript ordering process as of July 1, 2015. We are now partnered with Credentials/eScrip-Safe as our trusted agent for processing all transcript requests and delivering electronic and paper academic transcripts.

Can I request a transcript by phone?

No. FERPA regulations require that your request include your signature. Requests can only be made online.

Can you fax or email me an official transcript?

Official transcripts are printed on security paper and placed in a sealed envelope. Most institutions will require a hard copy of an official transcript. If you are being asked to provide an electronic version of your official transcript you can request to receive it electronically by PDF during the online ordering process.

Can you fax or email me an unofficial transcript?

Yes. Unofficial transcripts are available by fax or email upon receipt of a written request.

Where do I mail my request?

Mail transcript requests and payment to:
Office of the Registrar
The College of Wooster
1189 Beall Ave.
Wooster , OH 44691

How long will it take to get my transcript?

A PDF or fax copy of your unofficial transcript is usually available 3-5 business days after receipt of your written request and payment. Requests for official transcripts are processed within 3-5 business days after receipt of your written request. Transcripts may take longer to process during peak periods such as the beginning or end of the semester or following graduation. After the request is processed, transcripts are mailed via the United States Postal Service.

Can I expedite my request?

Yes. Transcripts can be mailed via Fed-Ex. For this option you must provide your personal credit card information to cover shipping costs. Please contact the registrar's office at (330) 263-2366 for this service.

Is there a fee for transcripts?

There is a $4 fee for each official transcript. There is no fee for unofficial transcripts.

How do I pay for my transcript?

The transcript fee can be paid by check or money order made payable to “The College of Wooster”, or by COW Card.

Majors and Minors

How do I declare my major?

You can declare a major by completing the Major Declaration Form (.pdf). You will need to select the appropriate major and then get signed approval from your current advisor as well as chair of the department in which you are declaring. After completing the form please return it to the Registrar’s office.

What is the deadline for declaring my major?

You must declare a major by February of your sophomore year prior to registration for the junior year.

How do I declare a double major?

Complete the Proposal for Double Major (.pdf) form and return it to the Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement located in Galpin Hall. The form requires the signatures of the chairperson of each department as well as a faculty advisor from each department. Proposals must be submitted no later than October 1st of your junior year.

How do I change my major?

Complete the Change of Major form (.pdf) and return it to the Registrar’s office. The form requires the signatures of the new department chair and advisor as well as your previous advisor.

How do I design my own major?

Complete the Student Designed Major form (.pdf) and return it to the Dean for Curriculum and Academic Engagement, located in Galpin Hall, by March 1st of your sophomore year.

How do I declare or change my minor?

Complete the Declaration/Change of Minor form (.pdf) and return it to the Registrar’s office. The form requires the signed approval of the chair of the department in which you are declaring. The deadline to declare or change a minor is March 1st of your senior year.