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Academic Policies & Procedures

College Transcripts

Since December 2, 2013, Merrimack College and Scrip-Safe have partnered to provide students with access to an online ordering system through a secure website.

General Information

All financial obligations to Merrimack College must be met before an official transcript can be released. Transcripts may not be picked up by a third party unless the student has given written authorization with the request A photo ID is required for transcript pickup.

Currently Enrolled Matriculated Students

Currently enrolled matriculated students may order their transcripts using the traditional transcript request form located here. There is no fee for currently enrolled matriculated students.    

Students whose Transcripts cannot be ordered via Scrip-Safe

Transcripts cannot be ordered though Scrip-Safe for the following categories of students:

  • Students who attended prior to 1986
  • Students who completed an Education Program whose transcript requires the endorsement of the Merrimack Education Department
  • Bradford College students: If you are in one of these categories, you will need to request your transcript by downloading the request form and you will need to send it in via mail or bring to the Registrar’s Office with a check for $5.00 per transcript. You can also fill out a transcript request form in the Office of the Registrar. We do not accept credit card payments.          
All other Alumni and Former Students

All other students have several options. Transcripts can be ordered using the form located here. There is a $5.00 fee for each transcript and the fee must accompany the request. We do not accept credit card payments. Transcripts can be ordered via Scrip-Safe and can be sent either electronically or by regular mail. Payment can be made by Visa or Mastercard directly to Scrip-Save. The link to the Scrip-Safe transcript services is https://iwantmytranscript.com/merrimack. First-time users will be prompted to create an account. The process requires completion of a consent form for FERPA compliance. The form may be scanned, mailed or faxed to Scrip-Safe and needs to be completed only once. You will be issued an account user ID and a password that you can use for future orders, to track your order, and to review your transcript ordering history.      

Electronic Delivery by Scrip-Safe

Students may order transcripts to be delivered electronically. The fee for this option is $3.00. Payment is made by Visa or Mastercard directly to Scrip-Safe. Once the order is placed and cleared by the staff in the Registrar’s Office, the transcript is delivered electronically within minutes. The official transcript is formatted as a PDF, is digitally signed, ensuring authenticity and security.

Printed and sent by U.S. Mail by Scrip-Safe

Students may order transcripts to be delivery via US mail. The fee for this option is a $3.00 service fee and an additional $2.00 per transcript. Payment is made by Visa or Mastercard directly to Scrip-Safe. Once the order is place and cleared by the staff in the Registrar’s Office, requests are printed and mailed from Scrip-Safe in one or two business days.