Transcript Requests

Official Transcripts

The Chicago School has authorized Parchment to fulfill transcript orders. The official transcript documents produced by Parchment​ are official documents and contain all pertinent course information as recorded by The Chicago School. Students and alumni have the ability to use a secure, web-based system to order official transcripts 24 hours per day, 7 days per week from anywhere in the world. Students and alumni may order official transcripts using a major credit card and track the status of their orders online.  Transcript requests are processed within 5 to 7 business days from the date of order if the student account is clear of holds.   

California Graduate Institute (CGI) and Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI) transcript requests may be processed within 7 to 10 business days from the date of order if the student account is clear of holds. Expedited order  is not available to formerly enrolled at CGI/SBGI students.   

Please note students are responsible for keeping current with The Chicago School their mailing address, telephone number, and email address. For current students, to update contact information, click on My Contact Information under My Records on myChicagoSchool.  For former students, please email your updated contact information to [email protected]

Please make sure you are in good financial standing with The Chicago School prior to submitting an order for an official transcript. Final grades for a term/semester in which a student has an outstanding financial balance will be withheld until the financial balance for the term is paid. Contact Student Accounts at 800.595.6938 (option 2) for more information.

Should the student have any questions about the process or encounter difficulty in entering the order, Customer Service representatives are available from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm on Monday – Thursday and from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm (CST/CDT) on Fridays.  The Customer Service number is 847.716.3005.  

Ordering an Official Transcript

Current Students

Please visit to order your transcripts


Login to the myChicagoSchool gateway at
Click on the "My Records" tab
Click on "Access Transcripts:  Order Official Transcripts"

Former Students or Alumni (Including Former CGI/SBGI Students)

Go to the Parchment website at ​


$12.50 for official paper transcript (Plus additional handling fees, if applicable)

$10.00 for official electronic transcript (Plus additional handling fees, if applicable)

Unofficial Transcripts

Current Students
Current students may view their entire academic record and print an unofficial transcript via their Academic Portal. 

Former Students
Former students may request an unofficial transcript from the Office of the Registrar. Requests for unofficial transcripts may be emailed to [email protected] or faxed to 312.757.7013​ and should include your date of birth and last four digits of your social security number for verification purposes.