Official transcripts bear the University of Miami seal and the signature of the Registrar or Dean of Student Affairs. Official transcripts are ordered through Parchment, a secure digital credentialing service. Transcript options include hard copy paper transcripts as well as electronic PDF transcripts.
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Apostille and Notarized
If an Apostille is required, please order a notarized transcript. An Apostille is a specialized certificate, issued by the Secretary of State. The Apostille is attached to your original document to verify it is legitimate and authenticate the seals and signatures of officials of the medical School.
Academic Transcript Overview
University of Miami School of Medicine
Established in 1952
Medical School Name changed in 2005 to:
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM)
The academic transcript provided is from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine located in Miami, FL by the Office of the Registrar. Any questions regarding the validity of the information you are receiving should be directed to:
Office of the Registrar
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
P.O. Box 016960 (R-128)
Miami, FL 33101
This transcript is for the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Degree Program ONLY. All other transcripts must be requested from the Office of the University Registrar, Coral Gables, FL.
Official academic transcripts bear the university seal and the signature of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs. The face of this document has a colored background with the words “University of Miami” in small print throughout the document. Erasures, stains or alterations of any type invalidate the record.
A black and white transcript is not an original and is, therefore, not an official document. Further information or authentication can be obtained by calling the Registrar 305-243-2002.
Alterations or misrepresentations of this record may result in criminal charges and/or disciplinary sanctions consistent with the University’s Student Conduct Code.
Period Historical Grading Basis 1952 – 1964 A,B,C,D 1964 – 1967 A,B,C,D, Satisfactory
1967 – 1968 A,B,C,D, Satisfactory, Pass
1968 – 1978 A,B,C,D, Pass Honors, Satisfactory, Unsatisfactory 1978 – 1983* Pass, Satisfactory, Unsatisfactory *except for: 1980 – 1981 1st year grades A,B,C,D, 1981 – 1982 2nd year grades A,B,C,D 1982 – 1984 3rd year grades A,B,C,D 1984 – 1990 A,B,C,D senior year Pass/Fail only 1990 – 1997** A,B,C,D, Junior Year Honors, High Pass, Low Pass, Senior Electives Pass/Fail (** 1995- 1996 switch to a numerical score to accompany the letter grade of Pass/Fail for incoming 1st year class. In 1996-1997 the same for the 2nd year class) 1997 – 2013 Grades for years 1, 2, 3 have a numerical score to accompany the letter grade of Pass/Fail. Senior Electives are Pass/Fail. A failed course that is remediated shows as F/P. From 2002 to 2005 longitudinal themes were graded with a U or S (Unsatisfactory/Satisfactory) 2013 – 2019 Grades for years 1, 2, 3 have a numerical score to accompany the letter grade of Pass/Fail. Senior Electives are Pass/Fail. A failed course that is remediated shows as an R. IP = In Progress (Grade Pending) 2019 – 2020 Grades for year 1 will be Pass/Fail in their entirety. Grades for years 2, and for required and core clerkships in years 3 or 4 have a numerical score to accompany the letter grade of Pass/Fail. Senior Electives are Pass/Fail. A failed course that is remediated shows as an R. IP = In Progress (Grade Pending) 2020 Grades for years 1 and 2 will be Pass/Fail in their entirety. Grades for required and core clerkships in years 3 or 4 have a numerical score to accompany the letter grade of Pass/Fail. Senior Electives are Pass/Fail. A failed course that is remediated shows as an R. IP = In Progress (Grade Pending)
Release of Records
This record is released according to the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Release of this record or disclosure of its contents to any third party without the written consent of the student is prohibited. Possession of this record requires compliance with FERPA.
The information that follows represents current University policies. Questions regarding historical University policies and/or transcript notations should be addressed to the Registrar.
AccreditationThe University of Miami is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM) is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) is the nationally recognized accrediting authority for medical education programs leading to the MD degree in the U.S. and Canadian medical schools. The LCME is sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association.
Transcript Holds (Negative Service Indicators)
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Ordering Transcript FAQs
What is an ‘Official’ Transcript?An ‘Official’ transcript is a record of your entire enrollment history at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Transcripts are printed on official paper and include the Dean’s or registrar’s signature, the date issued and the school seal.
Where can I have my transcript sent?To whomever you authorize in your request.
Can I get an unofficial transcript for my records?If you are a current student and have an active CaneLink account, you can print your Academic Record Unofficial Transcript free of charge. If you are not a currently enrolled student, you will need to order an official transcript, also free of charge. Currently, transcripts are delivered as hard copies.
What if I need my current semester grades or degree noted on my transcript?You can indicate to hold your transcript until your degree or grades are posted. The transcript will be mailed out immediately once it has been updated.
What is the turnaround time when I order my transcript?We estimate that your transcript request will be processed within 5-7 business days.
Can I request express delivery?Yes, Parchment offers express delivery at an additional charge.