Official transcripts for both current students and alumni are available online through the National Student Clearinghouse. Official Transcripts are issued by North Seattle College’s Records office and bear the registrar’s signature.

Student’s Responsibility

It is the student’s responsibility to correctly and completely fill out all Official Transcript Requests. The following information must be submitted and correct for us to process all Official Transcript Requests, including their full current name, recipient address, email address, payment information and the number of copies requested.  

Transcript(s) sent in error due to information submitted by the requester shall not be fixed or reprocessed.  A new request must be submitted through the National Student Clearinghouse with the correct information for processing.

About Official Transcripts

Official transcripts are issued by North Seattle College Registrar's Office and bear the registrar's signature and college seal. Official transcripts orders for student records who have not attended since 2017 are archived and can only be sent ELECTRONICALLY. Official transcripts for student records who have attended from 2017 to present day can be printed and sent out through USPS.

All official transcript request will take approximately 3-4 business days to process.  Expect longer wait times, processing times during the week directly following the end of the quarter may take up to 7 business days. We cannot accept RUSH orders. All requests are processed in the order that they are received.

Order Official Transcript Online

North Seattle College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to process online transcript requests and payment. Online transcript requests carry an additional per-recipient fee, plus a normal fee of $7.50 per transcript. Fees must be paid with a credit card.

The National Student Clearinghouse website directs you through placing your order, including delivery options and fees as follows:

  1. Order as many transcripts as you like in a single session.
  2. Complete the Consent to Release form. The completed form must be signed and is required to be returned to the National Student Clearinghouse before orders are processed and credit cards charged.
  3. Return your completed Consent to Release form to:

By Mail:
National Student Clearinghouse
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171

By Fax:
(703) 742-4238 (fax)

By Email:

Contact the National Student Clearinghouse if you need help or have questions about their transcript ordering service. Phone: (703) 742-7791

Lost or Forgotten ctcLink EMPLID

If you forget your EMPLID after you activate your account, you can login to MySeattleColleges Login Tools using your MySeattleColleges information (typically and associated password), select Get My Credentials, and find your ctcLink EMPLID. The IT Helpdesk can help too.

How to Read Your Transcript

North transcripts, particularly those produced prior to July 1988, may contain letter codes which are unfamiliar or obsolete. For help in deciphering abbreviations and codes, refer to Transcripts Legend.