Frequently Asked Questions about Official Transcripts

How do I obtain an official transcript?

You can order your transcript online through Parchment.

If you are requesting a transcript for teacher certification purposes in the Commonwealth of Virginia, do not use Parchment. The Virginia Department of Education will not accept our official transcript if mailed by Parchment, they require the school to mail it to you. Come to the campus Admissions and Records office, or send your request to:

Paul D. Camp Community College
Attn: Transcript Request
100 N. College Drive
Franklin, VA 23851

If you are mailing the request be sure to include your full name, date of birth, and student ID number (if known).

Do I have to pay?

Yes, the fees for official transcripts at PDCCC are:

  • $3.00 for each transcript sent electronically after an online request
  • $5.00 for each transcript sent via the U.S. Postal Service after an online request

If you request a transcript online through Parchment, you can also request overnight delivery at an additional fee. See Parchment’s website for overnight service details.

How long will it take to process my official transcript?
Typically, transcripts are processed within seven business days. Allow for additional time if you attended Paul D. Camp ten or more years ago or if you are making your request during peak periods and when the College is closed.

Can I send my official transcript to more than one destination?
Yes, after you select the first destination for your transcript, select “Save and Add Another.”

What if I have a form that must be attached to my transcript?
If you are sending your transcript electronically, you can upload your form to Parchment.

Are there any colleges in the area that do not accept electronic transcripts?
Yes. There are four colleges in Virginia that currently do not accept electronic transcripts.

Hampton University
Christopher Newport University
University Of Mary Washington
Radford University
The Board of Nursing also does not accept transcripts electronically.

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will not accept our official transcripts if mailed by Parchment at the current time for teacher certification/recertification.

Be sure to check with your college, university, employer, etc. to verify that they accept electronic transcripts.

Can I cancel a request through Parchment?
Yes. To cancel an online request for an official transcript, contact Parchment and tell them that you would like to cancel your request. Response time from Parchment is usually one business day.