Please note that there may be slightly longer processing times and other service changes due to the coronavirus. Please direct all requests to

Transcripts and Certificates of Attendance

A transcript is a record of all the courses taken by a student by term in the MBA Program along with their final grades and the degree received, if applicable. To ensure the confidentiality of these records, a signed request form must be provided via email. In addition, we may verify transcript requests via student and alumni HBS email addresses. Transcripts are printed and mailed on Thursday of each week. If you have a more urgent need, please email

A certificate of attendance is a letter confirming a student's attendance and degree signed by MBA Registrar Services. Because it contains no confidential information, this certificate can be requested via an email to our office ( A signature is not required. Certificates of attendance are provided free of charge and will be emailed as PDF attachments. Please allow three business days for your request to be filled.

Transcript requests (pdf) should include the following information:

  • Name under which the student was registered
  • Years of attendance and/or graduation year
  • Contact telephone number and HBS email address of requestor
  • Mailing Address
  • Alumnus/Alumna's signature

Processing time:

Certificates of Attendance: Please allow three business days for processing. If you require urgent confirmation of your attendance and degree, please e-mail

Transcripts: Hard copies of transcripts will be mailed every Thursday. If you have a more urgent request, please email

To order a transcript, please email the signed Transcript Request Form (pdf).

Contact Information:

Harvard Business School
MBA Registrar Services
(617) 495-6247 (choose option 6)

Updated 3/2/21