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Post-Secondary Institution (PSI) Selections for 2024 Graduates


By July 12, 2024, graduating students are encouraged to visit the StudentTranscripts Service (STS) to authorize release of their transcript data to their chosen post-secondary institutions (PSIs) for admissions purposes.

Current students may make up to 25 PSI selections free of charge, generally up to six months after completing their last course. They are also entitled to order one free printed transcript (by mail) after graduation, which can be sent to any address they choose. All other transcript orders in STS (including PDF transcripts) are $10 each.

Distribution of Transcripts
How and when a student’s transcript is sent will depend on the PSI and the option selected by the student in the STS:

“Send Now” option:At any time, students can also choose the send ‘now’ option to send their most current transcript to a selected PSI. They should review the transcript carefully to ensure it is complete and accurate.

Important information about electronic distribution (XML):

  • If a student’s selected PSI is capable of receiving ongoing electronic updates (i.e., XML transcripts), the student should choose the second option to “Send my transcript now and allow this Post-Secondary Institution to request transcript updates until the date specified below.” It is also recommended that they leave the authorization period set to the default date of one year. 
  • Schools can access a preview on the School Secure Web of an XML transcript for a PSI that has been authorized by a student to receive transcript updates via XML.

PSI Selections – Student Summary Reports

For schools, the “PSI Selections – Student Summary Report” (available on the SSW under "Post-Secondary Reports") is updated weekly until mid-July. Schools can use the report to confirm students’ pre-selected PSIs and identify those students who may be known by the school to be applying to a PSI but haven’t yet made a selection in STS.

Help Resources
Detailed STS help videos and documentation are available at StudentTranscripts Service Help Documentation.


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The Student Transcript Service (STS)
Students can get their transcript from their school or online using the StudentTranscripts Service (STS) at Students can also view their Unofficial Transcript of Grades and can send transcripts directly to post-secondary institutions using STS.

How can students send their official transcripts to Post-Secondary Institutions (PSIs)?

Current students can pre-order interim or final grades to be sent to PSIs directly from the Ministry of Education. They may also be able to authorize select PSIs to retrieve ongoing transcript updates.


How and when the transcript information is sent will depend on the PSI and option selected by the student (see Help Videos for more details). Interim pre-orders for eligible PSIs must be placed by April 23 and final transcript pre-orders should be placed by July 10.  Students may make up to 25 PSI selections free of charge within six months of completing their last course. After six months, all STS users are charged $10 per transcript.


How do students get their own copy of a final, official transcript?

The Ministry of Education no longer automatically mails a student’s final transcript to them after graduation. Students must first confirm their current address by placing an order through the STS website and choosing the “Send a Printed Transcript by mail” option. The $10 fee is waived for the first printed transcript order placed within six months after the student has completed their last course.


Schools are still responsible for signing and distributing original graduation certificates to students. Students can also order replacement certificates through STS for a $10 fee.


More information on the StudentTranscripts Service

Three how-to videos provide detailed walk-throughs of service registration and ordering options:

  • Registering for a BCeID and Accessing the StudentTranscripts Service
  • How to order and send a transcript to a Post-Secondary Institution
  • How to send a transcript to an employer, yourself or anyone.


For a detailed resource, please also see the STS Help Manual.