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Privacy and Release of Records

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, establishes requirements regarding the privacy of student records.  UMBC has established policies and procedures in compliance with FERPA regarding privacy and the release of student records.

Ordering Transcripts

Parchment Inc. will facilitate your request 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply click on the Parchment Inc. link below or if you are a current UMBC student, access this site through myUMBC. Periodically throughout the day, UMBC will receive requests from Parchment Inc. and process them within our business hours (M-F 8:30-4:30).  Parchment Inc. uses current web encryption technology and your information will be secure.

Current students may request official and unofficial copies of their transcript using myUMBC. Alumni or former students who do not have myUMBC accounts may also request transcripts online. For more information, click on the link below.

Parchment Inc.

Enrollment and Degree Verification

Students may require verification of their enrollment and full-time or part-time status for insurance, loans or a variety of other services and programs. The National Student Clearinghouse is UMBC’s authorized provider of enrollment and degree verification information.

National Student Clearinghouse

Further Information on Enrollment and Degree Verification

Request for Correction to Academic Record

Requests for correction to academic records should be directed to Registrar’s Office. Detailed requests can be sent via a Help Ticket.

UMBC adheres to a practice of compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). As such, it is the practice of the University to permit students to inspect their education records, to limit disclosure to others of personally identifiable information from education records without student’s prior written consent, and to provide students the opportunity to seek correction of their education records where appropriate.

Disclosure of Student Records Policy