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2020 Academic Record and Transcript Guide NEW


This edition of the Guide offers updated guidance for the inclusion and use of 59 database and transcript components, as well as discussions on how current practices and advice are evolving. A four-level scale (Essential, Recommended, Optional, or Not Recommended) is used to evaluate each component for suitability for the transcript and/or the database. In addition, up-to-date advice is provided for contemporary issues such as:

-Notation of academic and disciplinary actions on the transcript
-Recording of co- and extra-curricular activities on an extended transcript
-Prior learning assessment
-Recording of chosen names and pronouns
-Requirements for change of name and gender
-Reissuance of diplomas


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AACRAO's publication and research initiatives seek to serve the ongoing needs of our membership and contribute to a better understanding of current and leading practice. In carrying out this research, we hope to leverage the expertise of AACRAO members, staff, and partners.


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College & University Journal

C&U Vol. 93 | No. 2, Spring 2018
Featured Content

When Less is Not More: Recovery After a Decline In the Size of the Freshman Class at Private Small Liberal Arts Colleges

Reverse and Horizontal Transfer-Out Behavior at Four-Year Institution

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SEM Quarterly

SEMQ 5:3 Seven-Year (2007-2013)
Featured Content

Retention Study on Students Enrolled in Thematic and Non-Thematic First-Year Experience Seminar Courses.

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