What is the difference between Official and Unofficial Transcripts?
UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS - do not have the official school seal or signature, nor are they in a sealed envelope. An unofficial transcript is typically requested to provide proof of grades for auto insurance or other personal needs. These can be emailed to you.
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS - have the official school seal and signature and are placed in a sealed envelope. Some scholarships require an Official Transcript, however most do not.
Email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Name at the time of graduation
- Year you graduated in
- Date of Birth
- Address you lived at when graduated.
- Where to send the offical or unoffical transcript
There is a $2 fee for each transcript. Please make check or money order out to Folsom Lake High School. You may also, drop cash off to the office. Please allow 2 school days to process your request.
Mail payment to:
Folsom Lake High School
Attn: Kristina Vargas
1655 Iron Point Rd
Folsom, CA 95630
DO NOT REQUEST A TRANSCRIPT UNLESS THE COLLEGE HAS REQUESTED IT.
CSU or UC Schools: Students do not need to request a transcript UNLESS it is an application requirement for a special program. CSU and UC do NOT accept transcripts as part of the initial application process.
Common Applications/Send EDU: Students do not need to request a transcript. Enter your counselor's email on the application and your counselor will upload the transcript when they complete your common application.
Out of State & Private Schools: Non CSU, UC or schools not using Common App, such as private colleges and universities and schools out of state may require a copy of your transcript. Please consult their website to determine if a transcript is necessary.
Scholarships/Jobs/Auto Insurance: Please determine whether you will need an Official or Unofficial transcript. If unofficial, it will be emailed to you. Allow 2 school days to process these requests.