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Transcripts and Diplomas

Requesting a Transcript

The following information pertains only to Law School students. All other students should contact Academic Records at 718.817.3900 or acadrecords@fordham.edu.

Transcript requests are not accepted by phone – there are no exceptions. 
Transcripts cannot be released if the student has any holds on their account.

Law School Unofficial PDF Transcripts

Unofficial PDF Transcripts

  • Unofficial PDF transcripts can only be requested via Fordham.edu. For instructions, please read through this guide and take careful note of Step 4
    • These requests are processed within 1-2 business days at no charge.
    • When the transcript is ready, students will receive an email from Law Transcripts (sys@fordham.edu) containing a link to their transcript that is stored in their Fordham Google Drive.
    • Please note, these requests can only be completed through Fordham.edu as you will need access to your Fordham Gmail account to obtain your transcript once it is ready. If you have forgotten your Access IT ID & Password to Fordham.edu, please click on the “Claim Account” Link under the Login button. For assistance with this process, please contact the Fordham Law Help Desk at (212) 636-6786 or lawhelpdesk@fordham.edu.

Law School Official e-Transcripts

Instructions

  • Log in to Fordham.edu, go to My Pages- Student, and click on Order Transcript.  You will then be taken to a National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) landing page where you can access the eTranscript request.
  • If you no longer have access (or never had access) to the Fordham.edu portal, go to this link: https://tsorder.studentclearinghouse.org/school/ficecode/00272200/

Eligibility

  • All Fordham University students and alumni who attended and completed all of their coursework after 1990 are eligible to request an eTranscript.
  • Students who completed any of their coursework prior to 1990 must use this Transcript Request Form and submit it to the Office of the Registrar.

Processing Time, Holds & Delays

  • Typically, your eTranscript should be sent to your recipients within 30-90 minutes
  • If you have holds on your record that prevent transcript release, you will not be permitted to submit a request. Follow the instructions that accompany the notification of the hold to resolve the issue.
  • If your request cannot be matched to your student record at the time of your order, further research will be needed by the Office of the Registrar to positively identify your student record. Such research will add approximately 2-3 business days to your request, and is only conducted during normal business hours when the University is open. If such research determines that your student record has a hold, you will receive an email notification informing you of the needed action.
  • All eTranscript requests submitted with attachments must be reviewed by the Office of the Registrar staff, which will add approximately 2-3 business days to the processing time of your request. Review of attachment documents is only conducted during normal business hours when the University is in session.

Law School Printed Transcripts

Due to the COVID-19 executive order in New York State, the processing of all hard copy (mailed or in-person pickup) transcripts is currently suspended.

Official & Unofficial Printed Transcripts

  • To request an official or unofficial printed transcript via Fordham.edu., please read through this guide.
    • These requests will be processed within 7-10 business days at no charge.
    • If you have forgotten your Access IT ID & Password, go to Fordham.edu, select on "Log in to the New Portal" on the top, then click on the “Claim Account” Link under the Login button. For assistance with this process, please contact the Fordham Law Help Desk at (212) 636-6786 or lawhelpdesk@fordham.edu.
  • Alternatively, students and alumni can request an official or unofficial printed transcript by completing a physical transcript request form and submitting it to the Office of the Registrar via email.
    • Standard requests will be processed within 7-10 business days at no charge.
    • Expedited requests will be processed within 24 hours at a charge of $25.
      • Payment must be mailed or dropped off in-person in the form of cash, check, or money order. Credit card payments will not be accepted.

Diploma Replacement

Diploma replacement policy for Fordham Law School’s Juris Doctor and Master of Laws alumni/ae, if you are a graduate of one of the other schools at Fordham University, you must contact that school directly.

In the event that your Fordham Law School diploma is permanently lost or destroyed, the Law School requires that you send us a notarized letter explaining the cause of its loss; we cannot order your replacement diploma without this letter. There is a charge of $40.00 per replacement diploma: please include a check or money order, made out to “Fordham University”, in this amount. Finally, graduates must complete and sign the "Replacement Diploma Order Form".

Please send your notarized letter, along with your $40 check or money order and signed "Replacement Diploma Order Form."

Please note that replacement diplomas are printed with the word "duplicate" in small letters across the bottom of the diploma; the orders take six to eight weeks to be processed.

Access Diploma Replacement Form.

LLM Graduates please mail to:

JD Graduates please mail to:

Fordham University School of Law
International and Non-JD Programs
150 West 62nd Street, Suite 8-131
New York, NY 10023
Any question, please contact
llm@law.fordham.edu | 212-636-6883
Fordham University School of Law
Office of the Registrar
150 West 62nd Street, Suite 4-102
New York, NY 10023

 

 

Law School Registrar

Fordham University School of Law
Office of the Registrar

Tel: 212-636-6800

Email: registrar@law.fordham.edu