Free Transcript Request Procedures (No Charge)

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There are THREE different ways you can request a transcript

Exceptions:  No transcript will be furnished for any student or alumnus who has a financial obligation to Lawson State (i.e., unpaid fees, fines, etc.)


First time requesters are encouraged to view the below video on "How to Request a Transcript".

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Option #1: Online/Electronically (Preferred & Fastest).  Processed on the same day of receipt of request.

          

Fastest, Most Efficient (No Signature Required) – Faster processing time

Electronic Process:  Current  or past students at Lawson State Community College or Bessemer State Technical College official transcripts can be requested online via your Student Suite account. (See training Video of Instruction)  Online requests are received immediately by the Records Office.  Schools receiving transcripts electronically are processed within 4 hours of submission.  Process is run twice a day and delivery is traceable.  All others are processed around 4:00 pm each afternoon, except during peak times and registration.  (DELIVERY IS IMMEDIATE for schools who receive electronic transcript submissions.)


Option #2: Fax--24-48 hours processing time.  (24-72 hour receipt time.)

Fax (Signature Required) – 24-48 processing time

Step 1:

Download and print off the Transcript Request Form

Step 2:

Complete the following REQUIRED information on the form to include:  Name, Social Security Number, Phone, Name and Address of Institutions or Agency Receiving Transcript and Your SIGNATURE.   (NO FORM WILL BE PROCESSED WITHOUT A WRITTEN SIGNATURE).

Step 3: 

Fax your Transcript Request to either the Birmingham or Bessemer campus.
          FAX Birmingham: (205) 925-3716
FAX Bessemer: (205) 424-5119 

Faxed Transcript requests are processed within 24-48 hours from the receipt of the request. 

NOTE:  Records prior to 1985 should be completed in writing bearing your signature.  (Please include years attended and if you attended Bessemer State Technical College or Lawson State Community College)  These records are archived and may take more than 48 hours to locate and process.


Option #3:  Slowest Method.  Mail.  24-48 processing time (7-14 business day delivery period)

      

Mail (Signature Required) – 24-48 processing time (7-14 business day delivery period)

Step 1:

Download and print off the Transcript Request Form

Step 2:

Complete the following REQUIRED information on the form to include:  Name, Social Security Number, Phone, Name and Address of Institutions or Agency Receiving Transcript and Your SIGNATURE
(NO FORM WILL BE PROCESSED WITHOUT A WRITTEN SIGNATURE)

Step 3: 

Mail Your Transcript Request To Either:

Birmingham Campus:  
          3060 Wilson Road, SW., Birmingham,  AL  35221  OR 
Bessemer Campus:
1100 9th Avenue. Bessemer,  AL  35022

Transcript requests are processed within 24-48 hours from the receipt of the request. 

NOTE:  Records prior to 1985 should be completed in writing bearing your signature.  (Please include years attended and if you attended Bessemer State Technical College or Lawson State Community College)  These records are archived and may take more than 48 hours to locate and process.

No transcript will be furnished for any student or alumnus who has a financial obligation to LSCC such as unpaid fees, tuition or fines (i.e., parking, library).  Transcript may also be held for incomplete admissions records.  It is the policy of LSCC not to release transcripts of other colleges and schools received by LSCC, if past due payments have not been received.