Official Transcript

There are two methods to order your official transcript: Electronic or Office Submission.

Electronic Process-National Student Clearinghouse:

  1. Students may order official electronic transcripts through National Student Clearinghouse. Please select the Electronic PDF when sending to other colleges, universities, employers, or any other destination choice. The online process allows you to track your request and you can receive alerts as to the status of your request. Your debit or credit card will be charged after your transcript has been sent.
  2. Cost of ordering transcripts electronically are as follows:
    1. Electronic PDF: $13.00
    2. Mailed Paper copy: $12.00
    3. FedEx Paper copy: $65.00
  3. Current Sterling College students needing transcripts for scholarships or to the NAIA, visit the registrar’s office located in Kelsey Hall.

To order your official electronic transcript please see the link below at
National Student Clearinghouse:

***Students prior to 1992 will need to process a paper request.

Office Submission:

  1. Please visit the Registrar’s Office on campus, located in Kelsey Hall to fill out a paper Transcript Request Form.
  2. Cost of ordering transcripts are as follows:
    1. Mailed paper copy: $12.00
    2. FedEx/International: $65.00

Please Note:

  • Electronic transcripts are not available through Office Submission.
  • There is a charge for each copy of your transcript.
  • Payment must accompany your request.
  • No one else may pick up your transcript without your written permission. We must have your authorization in writing identifying the person and your signature.
  • Official transcripts will not be processed if there is any outstanding financial obligation to Sterling College account or if your student loans are in default.
  • Full social security numbers may appear on transcripts with courses taken prior to 1990.

What will prevent your transcript being issued:

  • Financial holds
  • No signature
  • Insufficient information on the transcript request form
  • Incorrect payment method (declined credit cards, insufficient information, etc.)

Unofficial Transcript

Current students may access an unofficial transcript online by using the Student Information System (MySterling).

If you are a former student, alumni or attended another program through Sterling College, you will need to request an official transcript.

Other Program Transcripts

Mile High Ministry (Denver Urban Semester)
Please note that not all students who attended this program will have a Sterling College transcript. Only those who specifically registered and paid for the dual enrollment program will have a record.

Tarkio College
The Tarkio College Continuing Education program closed in May, 1991. We house transcripts for those students who attended this program under the Sterling College name. (1991-1997) Post 1997 students should refer to Southwest Baptist University – Bolivar MO

All other Tarkio transcripts are located at:

NW Missouri State University
Office of the Registrar
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468