Not only do your transcripts help us award any transfer credit you’ve earned, they also must be submitted before you can be considered for any financial aid or scholarships.
You'll need to request an official transcript from your previous institution. Check the institution's website for an online transcript request form, or call or email the institution's registrar or records office to learn how to request your transcript. The transcript must be current, meaning AACC must receive it within one year of the date it was printed and sealed.
You’ll need to submit an official transcript from every institution you attended before applying to AACC. Transcripts sent via mail may face significant delays, so we encourage students to submit transcripts electronically at this time.
Most institutions offer official electronic PDF transcripts. Official electronic documents must be submitted from the institution through a third party transcript service (Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, Scribbles, etc.). Some schools have internal transcript delivery services that also meet official requirements. In either case, have the institution indicate firstname.lastname@example.org as the recipient.
Paper documents submitted directly from a student must be in a sealed envelope that is signed or stamped across the back flap by the appropriate official/sending institution. If the envelope is open or there is no stamp or signature across the back flap, the document is considered unofficial.
Students who attended a college outside of the U.S. must submit an evaluation from one of the accepted credentialing services:
If your previous school is now closed, here are some tips for locating your records:
Within 30 days of receiving your official transcripts, the records office will evaluate your transcript for transfer credit. Check your MyAACC student portal to view your transfer credit summary under Menu > Self Services > Credit Students > Academic Profile.
Regardless of academic performance at a previous institution, AACC is required by the U.S. Department of Education to use this information when determining eligibility for financial aid at AACC.