Ordering Official Transcripts

Ordering official transcripts can be done in person, by email, or online. Once received, most requests should be processed within a business day. (Note: Course work taken prior to Fall 1995 may not appear on the computer system. These requests may take upwards of 3-5 business days for processing.)

  • Photo identification is required when ordering your transcript, as well as when picking up your transcript. WE DO NOT FAX OFFICIAL OR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
  • If you select the hold for degree option, your transcript will be mailed the week after graduation. Do not choose this option after the date of your graduation.
  • Students are allowed five (5) transcripts per long semester at no charge. Each additional transcript per long semester will cost $5.
  • All transcripts ordered online through Credentials Inc (see below) will cost $2.60.
  • If you have questions, please contact us at or 409-880-8365.

Advantages to Ordering Transcripts Online

  • Expedite your order
  • Authorize and process your credit card payment
  • Facilitate the authorization to release student records, as required by law
  • Provide email communication while your order is being processed
  • Provide customer assistance from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm CST Monday - Friday and 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Friday, by calling (847) 716-3005
  • Allow you to submit your request any time day or night
  • Confirmation email sent when transcript order is complete

Online Transcript Requests Credentials Inc

Requests made through Credentials Inc are available for current and former students*.

Self Service Banner Transcript Request

Current Students can request a transcript through their Self-Service Banner.

*Please note: Course work taken prior to 1995 may not appear on the computer system. Processing for these orders may take from three to seven days to complete. During peak times, or for especially old records, this may take upwards of two weeks to complete.

Available options for retrieving transcript:

  • Standard mail delivery
  • Pick up

There is no service fee if you are ordering no more than 5 transcripts in a long semester.

To order transcripts online, click the link and log in to Self Service Banner. Please use your Banner ID and your PIN to log in.

In Person Requests

Transcripts can be ordered in person in the Wimberly building on the Lamar University Campus. Found on the first floor, room 112. Complete the request form here and bring it with you or at the counter. Don't forget your photo ID.  Generally, these request can be processed while you wait.

Mail or Email Requests

Download and complete the Transcript Request form. Include a visible copy of your photo ID. 

If emailing the request, send to, make sure to include the following information:

  • Full name
  • Student identification number
  • Date of birth
  • Approximate dates you attended
  • Where you would like the transcript mailed
  • Your signature
  • Copy of your photo identification

If someone other than the student will be picking up the transcript, their name needs to be included on the transcript request. They will need to present their photo ID at the time of pick-up.

If mailing the request, sent the completed request and visible copy of your photo ID to:

Transcript Production
P.O. Box 10010
Beaumont, Texas 77710

Unofficial Transcripts

Unofficial transcripts are free. They are given in person in room 112 of the Wimberly building and photo identification is required. Unofficial transcripts will not be faxed.

You can also receive a copy of your Lamar University unofficial transcript by going to Self Service Banner. Please use your Banner ID and your PIN to log in.

Educational Records and Student Rights

Student records maintained by Lamar University are published in compliance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as amended (PL93-380).