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Transcripts and Grades

Summer Programs Transcript Requests

The Office of the Registrar on the JHU Homewwod Campus is the provider of academic transcripts for summer students. To provide the best service possible and to maintain the security of academic records, follow Office of the Registrar directions for fulfillment of transcript requests.

Electronic Requests
Official Johns Hopkins University academic transcripts must be obtained online by students through Office of the Registrar. Follow this link to get started.

  • Academic transcripts are not automatically generated by the JHU Office of Summer Programs.
  • Privacy requirements pertaining to the Family Educational Records Protection Act specify that only students can request an academic transcript. These documents cannot be ordered through the JHU Office of Summer Programs.
  • Your transcript will be sent securely through the NSC (a secure electronic alternative to the traditional paper transcript) in PDF format via email.
  • NSC charges a service fee per electronic transcript delivery. Any major credit card may be used.
  • Order updates will be emailed to you, or you can check your order status on the Student Clearinghouse website.


When ordering through NSC, be sure to select Johns Hopkins Arts, Sciences, & Engineering. 

Your signed consent is required to fulfill your transcript order. Follow the NSC directions to submit your electronic signature.

Official Grades

Official grades are assessed as follows*:
IIncomplete. Course work not completed by end of class.
MInstructor has not submitted a grade.
NStudent stopped attending without officially withdrawing from course.
SSatisfactory. Applies to grade of C- or above in official S/U graded course.
UUnsatisfactory. Applies to grade of D or F in official S/U graded course.
WOfficial Withdrawal.

Additional Grading Information

* Plus/minus grades may also used.
** An N grade automatically converts to an F three weeks into the fall semester.
Students are not permitted to audit summer courses.

Many schools do not accept a Satisfactory grade for transfer credit. Visiting students must obtain approval from the Summer Programs Office to change to S/U. A course may not be taken S/U to absolve a grade of F or D, and credits are not granted for S/U courses receiving a final grade of U. A course must be taken S/U to absolve a U in an S/U course. Hopkins undergraduates may take one course S/U per summer. Pre-college summer program students must obtain approval for changing to S/U from the Summer Programs Office.

S/U Grade Change Deadlines

The deadlines for changing to S/U are as follows:

  • Term I: Friday, June 7
  • Term II: Friday, July 12