COVID-19 Update: The Cardinal Rigali Center is closed to the public and our on-site office is minimally staffed. As a result, it may be some time before specific requests can be answered. We appreciate your patience.
NOTE: The $10 fee is waived to those seeking student records from schools that closed in 2020. These include Christ Light of the Nations, St. Joseph - Manchester, and Most Holy Trinity. See further directions below.
Student Transcript Request
Individuals in search of one’s own student transcript from an active school must contact that school directly to obtain their record. Individuals in search of a transcript from a closed school can obtain it from the Office of Archives and Records. Transcripts can only be issued to (a) the individual requesting his/her record, (b) the legal guardian if under 18 years old, or (c) by a background check company with the individual's signed release.
Third-party requests can be faxed to 314-792-7029. Third parties include background-check companies, educational institutions, employers, legal entities, and government entities. The fax must include (1) the request itself with name, school, and graduation/attendance dates, and (2) the authorized release signed by the person (or person's legally qualified guardian) whose record is being requested.
Obtaining Transcripts from Closed Schools
The Archdiocese of Saint Louis Office of Archives and Records assumes custody of student transcripts from closed schools. Individuals in search of a transcript from a closed school can obtain it from the Office of Archives and Records. A request can be made by using the Request Form below (scroll down).
There are a few exceptions where the transcripts of a closed or merged school are retained at another school. These include:
- Eugene Coyle - Contact St. John Vianney High School for boys' records, and Ursuline Academy for girls' records
- Marygrove School for Girls - Contact Sisters of the Good Shepherd (314-830-6201 or 381-3400)
- Mount Euphrasia - Contact Sisters of the Good Shepherd (314-830-6201)
- Our Lady of Perpetual Help High School - Contact the Fransiscan Archives (314-965-3700)
- Sophie Barat High School - Contact the Sacred Heart Sisters (314-434-7687)
- St. Thomas Aquinas-Mercy High School, Rosary High School, Aquinas High School, Mercy High School - Contact Trinity High School (314-741-1333)
To see a map of Catholic High Schools in the Archdiocese, visit the Interactive map of Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, 1818-present. NOTE that we DO NOT hold transcripts for all of these schools. See the form below for the list of schools for which we hold transcripts.
Payment and Identification
Student transcripts are $10 each and will be mailed within 5-10 business days. Transcripts will be sent via regular mail unless otherwise requested. If you are requesting a transcript from a school that closed in 2020,the $10 fee will be waived. These schools include Christ Light of the Nations, St. Joseph - Manchester, and Most Holy Trinity. At the end of the form below, select Other as the payment method, and do not pay the $10 fee after you have submitted the form.
Payment can be made via cash, credit card or check, made out to the Archdiocese of St. Louis Archives. at the end of this form, you may
pay online by clicking the "Submit Online Payment" button at the bottom of this page. Or, Mail payments to: Archdiocese of St. Louis Archives, Mail Stop # 100600, P.O. Box 953745, St. Louis, MO 63195-3745. You may also call us to relay your credit card information over the phone.
YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE, or other valid form of photograph identification (front only), along with this request by email, mail, fax or by attaching it to the bottom of this form before selecting "Submit." We will not release records without proof of identification.
SEND COPY OF THE FRONT OF YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE TO:
Email: [email protected]
Mailing Address: Archdiocese of St. Louis Archives, 20 Archbishop May Drive, St. Louis MO 63119-5738
Or, attach a digital image at the bottom of this form
THIS FORM IS NOT FOR GENEALOGICAL PURPOSES