How does a third party verify degree status?

Antioch University Santa Barbara has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) to act as its agent for the verification of degree conferral and enrollment status. Third parties who wish to verify degrees and/or enrollment, please select the “Order-Track-Verify” menu tab on the NSC website:

If you have any questions regarding enrollment and/or degree verifications, please feel free to contact NSC directly at

Phone: (703) 742-4200
FAX: (703) 742-4239

What do I do if my relatives want to attend the commencement ceremony, but need a visitor’s visa?

If you are eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony, the Registrar’s Office can provide you with an official commencement letter inviting your relatives to the commencement ceremony.  The Registrar’s Office will need to know the names of your relatives (exactly as they appear on their passports) as well as their relation to you.

For more information regarding the B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa process and requirements, please visit Visitor Visas – Business and Pleasure.


How do I order an official AUSB transcript?

Antioch University Santa Barbara has authorized the National Student Clearinghouseto provide online transcript ordering services to our current and former students.

To order an official transcript, please visit the AUSB National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Ordering Center

If you need help or have questions about the National Student Clearinghouse’s transcript ordering service, please feel free to contact them via email at or by phone at 703.742.7791.

How much does an official transcript cost?

An official transcript without narrative assessments is $10.00.  An official transcript with narrative assessments is $20.00.  Please note that there is a $2.25 National Student Clearinghouse processing charge in addition to the amounts listed above.

Can I have a transcript downloaded or sent electronically?

Antioch University Santa Barbara does not currently provide electronic versions of the official transcript; however, current and former students may request that an electronic version of the unofficial transcript be sent to them or to a third party.

How can I obtain a GPA equivalent?

To request a GPA equivalent letter, please complete the GPA Equivalent Request Form or contact the Registrar’s Office at  Individuals can also request a GPA equivalent letter  when ordering official transcripts by indicating you want a letter in the Special Instructions section of the National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Request form.

Can someone pick up my diploma or transcript for me?

Yes for situations involving a transcript.  To have someone pick up a transcript on your behalf, please provide the Student Services Office with written notification of the name, date, and time range when the individual will be picking up the documents.  Please include your printed name, signature, and student ID number on the request.  Please note that photo ID will need to be provided prior to release of any documents.

Due to the fact that diplomas are produced at the Yellow Springs, Ohio campus, diplomas cannot be picked up at the Santa Barbara campus location.