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An academic transcript from a university can also be referred to as an academic record, a diploma supplement, a statement of learning, a record of achievement or something else similar. It should list all the modules or subjects you studied in each year, the marks or grades you achieved for each module and the credit value and level of each module. 

It should be stamped or signed by the registry of your previous institution and be on official letter-headed paper. If you do not have an academic transcript you will need to contact your previous institution to request one.

A transcript contains all the list of all the courses completed, grades achieved and confirmation of any exemptions.  It should be stamped or signed by your previous institution and be on official letter-headed paper.

An official transcript can be obtained 48 hours after submitting a request. There is also an option to request EXPRESS TRANSCRIPTS. To activate this option you must place your request before 11:30am, following the steps outlined below. Your transcripts will be ready FOUR HOURS later.

NOTE: Transcripts of all students who graduated from the University before 1996 will be ready for collection within ONE WEEK.

Receipts for transcripts of graduate students should be submitted at the Graduate School.

Undergraduate Transcripts

Students who graduated after 1996 should do the following:

  • Pay for the transcript at the University’s Cash Office.
  • Take the receipt of payment for the transcript to Room D2.
  • Collect your transcript from Room D2 after 48 hours.

Continuing students and those who have completed their programmes but have not yet been presented for graduation should do the following:

  • Print out your online transcript (academic records) and check to be sure the information is correct.
  • If you are satisfied with your records, proceed to request for your transcript.
  • Pay for the transcript at the University’s Cash Office.
  • Take the receipt of payment to Room D2.
  • Collect transcripts from Room D2 after 48 hours (after 2pm).

The current charges for transcripts (subject to change) are:

First copyExtra Copies

Additional Information 

Students who find their online transcript to be incomplete and/or inaccurate should make a report to their Department and send an e-mail to academic@ug.edu.gh.

Under the 48 hour regime, if a request for a transcript is placed on Friday, the transcript will be ready on the following Tuesday at 2pm.

Requesting Records

Effective July 30, 2022, the new Online Academic Transcript Request Portal is to be used to place all records requests for current and former students of the University of Ghana.  All requests and payments should be submitted online on the STS https://sts.ug.edu.gh/services/login. Mail, phone, or fax requests are not accepted. Same-day service is not available. For more information, please call +233 302-213850 ext. 6785 0r 6174,  0553765051, 0503248360, and one of our team members will be happy to assist. 

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