As a part of the Divine Word College community and as an extension of the Academic Dean's Office, we are responsible for:
Our services are based on the following principles: respect, confidentiality, collaboration, support, and accountability. Although our primary constituency is students currently pursuing a degree from DWC, we provide outreach services to prospective and former students and graduates of the college.
Student records are protected by the FERPA privacy act. Only the student may request a copy of his/her academic record. Transcripts will not be sent by fax. Transcripts will not be released if you have an outstanding financial obligation with Divine Word College. Contact the Business Office (563-876-3353) if you have questions about your account.
Unofficial: Sent only to the student upon receipt of the Transcript Request Form. Does not bear the college seal or signature. Only one copy sent to the student per request. Usually only sent via email, but can be sent via post office mail.
Official: sent to whomever the student requests. Bears the college seal and signature. Can be sent via secure email or via post office mail.
Printed transcripts are available at a $10 charge for each copy requested.
A transcript may be overnighted via Fed Ex for an additional $30.00 fee. The $30 fee is in addition to the standard $10 transcript fee along with all fees associated with the overnight, all fees are the responsibility of the student requesting the document. These fees must be paid in advance of the transcript being released.
Divine Word College accepts payments of cash, check, and major credit cards. Click here for online payment. If you prefer, you may also contact the business office to complete this transaction, 563-876-3057.
Electronic- A Transcript Request Form can be found on the Registrar page of the website and can be submitted there. The form can also be emailed to the Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org. The registrar will send a confirmation email upon receipt of the form.
Paper- Download the transcript request form (pdf), print, fill out completely, sign, and mail in to the Office of the Registrar, P.O. Box 380, Epworth, IA 52045 with payment. If you prefer you can fax the transcript request to 563-876-3407.
In Person- Request forms are available during regular office hours 7:30-4:00 pm, Monday - Friday.
By Mail- Please allow at least 48 hours (2 business days) for processing. Additional processing time may be required at the end of a semester. You must provide us with the mailing address on the transcript request form. Allow 5-7 business days after the document is mailed to be received by the requested party.
E-Transcript- Divine Word College offers an official electronic delivery method by a secure internet connection. The content of your official transcript is then converted into a PDF document and delivered to the email address provided on the request form. Some institutions may additionally request a printed copy, if this is the case, the student requesting the transcript is responsible for additional fees associated with this method.