Degree Verifications

Wellesley College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree verifications. Alumnae may request a degree verification online:

National Student Clearinghouse
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171


Transcript services are provided by the Office of the Registrar in partnership with Parchment, Inc. All orders are taken online via credit card payment. To place your order follow the appropriate steps below. Please note you must have met all financial obligations to the College before transcripts can be released.

Alums with Wellesley domain account

  • Order your Academic Transcript (you will be prompted for your Wellesley login)

  • Wait to be redirected, complete online steps 2 - 6

If you need your login reset, contact the Help Desk at 781.283.3333 or


As of August 21, 2017, the following fees apply to the Wellesley College transcripts:

  • Electronic transcript $8

  • Paper $8 (plus shipping fee, see below)

Shipping and Processing

As of April 1, 2018, the following shipping rates apply to paper transcripts:

  • USPS Domestic $2.50

  • USPS International $5

  • Express Domestic $25

  • Express International $47.50

Transcripts are processed within 2 business days.

About Electronic Transcripts

Electronic transcripts are sent as secure PDF documents. The recipient will first receive an email to request a code to access the document. The access code is sent in a separate email message to the same recipient once requested. Using the code, the recipient can access the site to download the secured PDF document. The document can be downloaded three times, after which the document becomes unavailable and must be purchased again if additional downloads are required.

The secure document is only available for seven days after receipt of the email notification.

Transcript Key

The back of each transcript contains a key information to the grades and information which appears on the front of the transcript.

For the Recipients of a Wellesley College Transcript

We provide accurate information about the grading policy in a Cover Letter from the Provost to accompany all official student transcripts. Please review this letter as you consider Wellesley College graduates in your candidate pool.


The Wellesley College Diploma is presented to graduates after the Commencement ceremonies. It is printed in Latin, as the original diplomas were in 1875. The English translation is included below.

The diploma measures a standard diploma size of 8" x 10".

Ordering a Replacement Diploma

In the event of loss, damage, or legal name change graduates may order a replacement diploma through our website. Diploma orders require 4-6 weeks for processing. The replacement diploma fee is $75.00. Please note that diplomas are only released once all financial obligations to the College have been met.

Diploma Translation

The following is a Latin-to-English translation of the Wellesley College diploma. We recommend Google Translate for translations into other languages.

The President and Trustees of Wellesley College send greetings to all whom these words reach.

In accordance with her merits we admit _______________ to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and we award her and grant her the rights and privileges that accompany this degree. In testimony of this action, with this diploma authorized by the seal of the College, on the _____ day of the _____ month in the _____ year of our Lord, we by the authority granted to us have signed our names below.

_______________________ ____________________________

President of the College Chairman of the Board of Trustees

You can also print out this official translation on letterhead.


Electronic Diplomas are guaranteed to be authentic. They have an embedded value that will change if the electronic diploma has been changed in any way. This validation service is intended for any institution or person who wants to validate that the diploma is authentic and has not been modified. Follow the link below to validate an electronic diploma.

Update Your Information

Please visit the Alumnae Association website for more information on how to change your personal record.

Auditing Courses

Alumnae interested in auditing courses at Wellesley should familiarize themselves with the general information for auditors, including how to view the list of auditable courses, and how to go about registering as an auditor.