The Guide provides helpful tools and resources in addition to the Transcript Standards and the Glossary to support your efforts to advance promising practices in your organization.

Transcript Resources

Help Tools

pdfAcademic Transcript: Best Practice Guidelines

pdfTranscript Legend: Best Practice Guidelines

pdfTranscript: Best Practice Publication Principles

Comparing Standards between the 2003 ARUCC Transcript Standards Guide and the 2011 AACRAO Academic Record and Transcript Guide

pdf2003 ARUCC National Transcript Guide

AACRAO Academic Record & Transcript Guide

pdfAACRAO 2015 U.S. Higher Education Transcript Practices and Best Practice Opinions: Results of the AACRAO 2015 Academic Record and Transcript Survey

Transfer and Student Mobility Resources and Initiatives

Help Tools

pdfTransfer Guide: Best Practice Guidelines

Creating a Competency-based Student Record

Memorandums of Understanding

PCCAT News Release: Provincial Memorandum of Understanding to Enhance Student Mobility in Canada

CICan and Universities Canada Framework for Collaboration

Transfer Research and Other Resources

Alberta Council on Admissions and Transfer (ACAT) Research Studies

BC Ministry of Advanced Education Student Transitions Project

British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT) Research Studies

Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) Research Studies

Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission (MPHEC) Research Studies

Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) Research Studies

Transfer related resources: AACRAO

US Transfer Credit Practices

Jurisdictional Overviews

The Phase 1 ARUCC PCCAT National Transcript and Transfer Credit Nomenclature Standards Report provides national and regionally specific overviews of the progress on transcript standards and transfer credit initiatives (see pages 28 to 45). pdfPhase 1 Full Report

“[S]tudents are combining attendance at a number of schools all the way through their educational journey suggesting that a shift is occurring with regard to long-held understandings regarding the concepts surrounding transfer, transcript standards, and transfer credit nomenclature more generally.”
(Fleming, R., Adamoski, R., BCCAT)