​Transcript Requests

Unofficial Transcripts

These are obtained online by the student and does not include the signature of the Registrar or the school seal. If sending to a third party, please verify if an unofficial transcript is acceptable for submission. A faxed transcript is considered unofficial.

View/Print Your Unofficial Transcript

  1. Go to the eServices Sign-In.
  2. Enter your StarID and Password (click in the ‘Display Name’ box if you wish to have your name appear on any documents when printing). Click on "Login".
  3. Click on Grades and Transcripts.
  4. Click on Academic Record (left column).
  5. Choose Chronological and click on "Get Academic Record". Your unofficial transcript will be displayed.

If you wish to print this information, please use the print feature associated with your web browser.

You may a
lso obtain unofficial copies of your academic record by submitting the transcript request form to the office of Records and Registration by mail or fax. 

Official Transcripts

Ridgewater College official transcripts bear the Registrar's signature and are printed on security paper. The College seal is embossed on the transcript. Requests for official transcripts are usually processed within two-three business days of receiving a correctly completed request.

Please note: If you currently have outstanding financial obligations to the College, your request for an official transcript will be denied.

If you need an official RC transcript sent to a Minnesota State College or University, that institution may be able to obtain your transcript free of charge. Please contact that institution directly for further information.

If you need an official RC transcript sent to any of the University of Minnesota campuses or any other school, please choose one of the options listed below.

Ordering an Official Transcript (3 options):

1. Online
Ridgewater College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide its online transcript ordering service. This service provides students with timely notices regarding their transcript request as well as order status history. Individuals who have both a major credit card and a valid email address can request an official transcript through this service. Credit cards will be charged only after orders have been processed. The cost of an official Ridgewater College transcript ordered from the National Student Clearinghouse is $5.00 per transcript plus their additional $2.25 processing fee for a total of $7.25 per transcript.

2. By mail
Complete the transcript request form and submit with payment of $7.50 per transcript ($10.00 for rush delivery) to:

Office of Records and Registration
Ridgewater College                     
2101 15th Avenue NW
Willmar, MN 56201


Office of Records and Registration
Ridgewater College
2 Century Avenue SE
Hutchinson, MN 55350

3. In person
Pick up and/or submit the transcript request form at the Office of Records and Registration. Cost is $7.50 per transcript ($10.00 for rush delivery).

Transcripts CANNOT be requested via e-mail or telephone.


Make all checks or money orders payable to Ridgewater College. Requests will not be processed without payment and your transcript request will be returned.

Please note: If you currently have outstanding financial obligations to the College, your transcript request will be denied.

Questions regarding requests should be directed to the office of Records and Registration at 320-222-5214 (Willmar) or 320-234-8593 (Hutchinson).

Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.