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Degree verifications are obtained by visiting the Office of the Registrar located on the bottom floor of Langdon Hall. For third party requests, the National Student Clearinghouse serves as the Authorized Certifying School Official for Auburn University.
A student may obtain an Enrollment Verification from AU Access under My Academics tab or by visiting the Office of the Registrar.
Students may generate a letter of good standing from AU Access. A letter of good standing confirms that you have a 2.0 cumulative institutional GPA or higher at Auburn University.
To produce a letter of good standing:
Before ordering your official Auburn University transcript, please review the options described below.
Go to the Transcript Ordering page.
Note: The email link you receive cannot be saved or forwarded to another recipient. Please print and scan your transcript to send it to someone else or to keep it longer than 30 days.
Transcripts are processed in the order they are received. Normal processing time is between 3-5 business days. For students who attended prior to 1997, it may take up to three additional business days. Processing time does not reflect delivery time. Please allow ample time for your transcript to arrive at your requested destination.
Note: No transcripts are processed or mailed on days the University is closed. Please plan accordingly with the University Holiday schedule.
The Office of the Registrar does not provide unofficial transcripts, partial transcripts, or attach documents to transcripts.
In lieu of attachment, enter account number assigned by application processing service (i.e.: AMCAS, LSAC, PHARMCAS, PTCAS, NURSINGCAS) in attention line of recipient address.
Transcripts are not released for students who have not settled all university accounts (financial or otherwise). If a hold is indicated on your record when your transcript order is received by the Office of Registrar, you will be notified via email and your order will be canceled. You may return to GetMyTranscript.com to reorder once the hold has been cleared.
If you need help or have questions about the Clearinghouse's Transcript ordering service, contact our office at (334) 844-2544 or via e-mail at or contact the National Student Clearinghouse at (703) 742-4200.
An Auburn student in good standing may be approved to take courses at another institution on a transient basis for one term. In order to do so, you must first fill out the transient form online.
After completion of transient course, it’s the student’s responsibility to request that a transcript be sent back to Auburn University. Send transcripts to:
The Office of the Registrar
152 S. College Street.
Auburn, AL 36849
If the course you wish to take is not listed on the online transient form, you will need to see your advisor. The respective college/school within the University can issue a "Transient Student Form". The dean or advisor indicates the courses approved to be taken elsewhere. The completed form is taken or mailed by the student to the intended university prior to course enrollment.
See Transient Approval Policy for additional information.
Students may add courses online from the designated registration dates for each respective term through the fifth day of that term (second day for summer terms). Departments can add students to courses through the first fifteen days of each respective term (five days for summer terms). Should students need to add courses after the first fifteen class days of the term, they need to see their Academic Advisor to request a Schedule Adjustment. Students may drop courses online through the withdrawal date of each respective term with no academic penalty. Should students need to drop a course after the withdrawal date, permission must be granted. A drop after the withdrawal date will only be granted when extenuating circumstances exist. The student needs to contact his/her Academic Advisor to request a Schedule Adjustment. If the request is to drop a course after the withdrawal date, a grade of W or WF will be assigned. A drop after the withdrawal date can result in the student receiving an academic penalty. See the section "Withdrawal from a course" in the AU Bulletin.
To change your major prior to freshmen or transfer orientation (prior to registration for your first term), please call 334-844-6429. Students, who are currently enrolled at the University, request to change their major through the appropriate college/school. The student obtains his/her academic file folder from his/her current academic advisor and takes that folder to an academic advisor in the college/school that he/she wishes to change. That advisor reviews the file and determines the eligibility of the student to enter that respective college/school. If permission is granted, a change of major form is processed. The Office of Admissions and Records processes the requested change in the system.
It is very important for the student to notify the University of any change in his/her address. Currently enrolled students who wish to change their address can do so by visiting AU Access or in person at the Office of the Registrar - Langdon Hall.
To change your address prior to freshmen or transfer orientation (prior to registration for your first term), please call 334-844-6429.
Currently enrolled students who wish to change their names do so within the Office of the Registrar. The name change form is provided for the student wishing to make the change. To process the change, the University requires a copy of the legal document declaring the change to be provided. Legal documents include marriage license, divorce decrees, and court orders.
To change your name prior to freshmen or transfer orientation (prior to registration for your first term), please call 334-844-6429.
Currently enrolled students who need to change their social security numbers do so within the Office of the Registrar. To request a change, the student must provide a copy of the current social security card.
To change your social security number prior to freshmen or transfer orientation (prior to registration for your first term), please call 334-844-6429
Dependent upon the test scores received you may be eligible to receive course credit. The scores should be provided from the testing agency directly. Please call (334) 844-2539 if you have questions about what credit you are eligible to receive.Note: Auburn University does not accept CLEP credit.
Students may change much of their personal information such as addresses and phone numbers by going into the Student Menu via AUAccess.
Name and privacy information must be changed through the Office of the Registrar. To update your privacy restrictions bring the Privacy Settings Change Form to the Office of the Registrar in Langdon Hall.
Turning on your privacy settings will prevent the release of directory information about you to third parties. Remember that turning on your privacy settings will also remove you from the campus directory and make you unavailable on "People Finder".
Students who have previously attended Auburn University and who wish to re-enter must secure permission to register from the Office of the Registrar if they have not been enrolled during the preceding 12 months or if they have been academically ineligible to be enrolled. Undergraduate students who have not been enrolled at Auburn University for a period of five years or more and who are returning to the same curriculum may be subject to different university, college, school, or departmental requirements than those which existed at the time of their initial entry, as well as those which existed at the program level when continuous enrollment ceased. The university, college, school, or department reserves the right to review a former student’s completed work, and if deemed appropriate, may require any readmitted student to meet graduation requirements as listed in the catalog in effect at the time of re-entry. In addition, each college/school may have more specific requirements for readmitted students.
A student seeking readmission who has attended another college since being enrolled at Auburn University must:
Two official transcripts from each institution attended must be furnished to the Office of the Registrar. Students who have been away from the University for more than one term must reestablish their right to residency. They will initially be classified as a non-resident and be required to produce normal documentation.