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Official Transcripts

(This page is part of the official Academic Calendar)

Requesting and sending transcripts will be part of your journey at RDP. Whether you are applying to attend RDP or you need your official transcript for employment or further learning, you can find details below.

Applying to attend Red Deer Polytechnic?​​​ You'll need to send us your transcript.

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Looking for your official RDP transcript? You'll need to request it.

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Transcripts for Admission Purposes  

Official high school and/or post-secondary transcripts are required to finalize admission decisions for any prospective students applying to attend a program at Red Deer Polytechnic. 

Select from the options below to learn about:

How to Submit Official Transcripts to RDP

To be considered official, transcripts must be:

1. Provided to Red Deer Polytechnic using the MyCredsTM National Network. Learn more.

2. Emailed directly from the issuing institution to: admissions [at] rdpolytech [dot] ca (admissions[at]rdpolytech[dot]ca)

3. Mailed directly from the issuing institution to:

Office of the Registrar

Red Deer Polytechnic

100 College Boulevard

Box 5005

Red Deer, AB Canada T4N 5H5

4. Sent to RDP by the student, in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution with the institutional stamp or signature across the seal.

Special Situations

Did you attend high school in Alberta?

We will request transcripts on your behalf.

Did you attend high school outside of Alberta?

Use the appropriate link below to learn how to order your high school transcript from your province or territory.

British Columbia   


New Brunswick   

Newfoundland & Labrador   

Northwest Territories 

Nova Scotia   

Nunavut Territories 


Prince Edward Island   

Quebec  (French only) 


Yukon Territories 

Did you attend one of the post-secondary institutions listed below?

We will request transcripts on your behalf.

  • Alberta College of Art and Design
  • Athabasca University
  • Bow Valley College
  • Concordia University of Edmonton
  • Grande Prairie Regional College
  • Keyano College
  • The King's University College
  • Lakeland College
  • Lethbridge College
  • MacEwan University
  • Medicine Hat College
  • Mount Royal University
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • NorQuest College
  • Northern Lakes College
  • Olds College
  • Portage College
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • St. Mary's University College
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Lethbridge
Did you attend another post-secondary institution (not listed above)?

Follow the steps above for submitting your official transcript. 

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Applicants with International Transcripts

Please note: This section may apply to international students, Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents. 

Red Deer Polytechnic does not require applicants to submit out-of-country, post-secondary transcripts for admission to RDP programs EXCEPT for applicants from the Philippines. 

If an applicant wants to request transfer credit for out-of-country post-secondary course work, they must submit official transcripts and course outlines/syllabi of their out-of-country education.

International transcripts may need to be assessed by IQAS (International Qualifications Assessment Services).  If so, you might be charged an assessment fee. Go to International Admissions for more information including whether or not your transcript can be assessed by RDP or will require an IQAS assessment.  

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Deadlines for Submitting Transcripts

Your Official Transcript must be received in the Office of the Registrar by the term deadlines below:

  Fall (September) term Winter (January) term Spring (May) term Summer (July) term

Domestic Applicants

August 15

December 15

April 1 June 1
International Applicants July 15 December 1 March 31 May 1


Please note: 

Applicants to the Bachelor of Science, Nursing program must submit official or in-progress transcripts by March 1, to be considered for admission to the next academic year. Transcripts submitted after March 1 will determine your position on the waitlist for the above programs.  

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Additional Information

All documents submitted become the property of Red Deer Polytechnic. They are not returned to you.

If you are still in high school or from out of province, please declare your grade 12 courses on the application so RDP can make an initial decision regarding your admission.

If your official transcript is not in English, please provide a translated copy from the Association of Translators and Interpreters Of Alberta.

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