How to Submit Your High School Transcript

Please allow 5 business days for application materials to be added to your checklist below.

First-year Students

We require your official secondary/high school transcript(s). Official transcripts must be signed or stamped with an official seal of the institution. In order to be considered official, they must be sent using one of the following methods:

  • Postal mail or delivery service in an envelope that has been sealed by the issuing institution. 
  • Online document delivery services.  Cornell University Undergraduate Admissions Office will accept high school transcripts sent via
    • The Common Application
    • Parchment
    • SCOIR
    • eSCRIP-SAFE
    • Scribbles

Transfer Students

We require your official secondary/high school transcript(s). Official transcripts must be signed or stamped with an official seal of the institution. In order to be considered official, they must be sent using one of the following methods:

  • Postal mail or delivery service in an envelope that has been sealed by the issuing institution. 
  • Common Application recommender invitation tool on the "Recommendations" tab. (Applicants should communicate to their high school that a written recommendation is not required, and only the transcript is requested.)
  • Online document delivery services.  Cornell University Undergraduate Admissions Office will accept high school transcripts sent via
    • Parchment
    • SCOIR
    • eSCRIP-SAFE
    • Scribbles

For information on how to submit other materials for your application, please visit Application Material Submission Instructions.