Student Transcripts & Verifications
The Barbara Bates Center is closed to all researchers and visitors until further notice to comply with the University of Pennsylvania’s policy on COVID-19. There will be delays and increased turnaround time for all transcript requests and education verifications. Please contact the Center at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
The Bates Center provides student transcripts and verification services for graduates of a number of schools of nursing that are no longer in operation and for which the Center holds the student records.
The Center provides student transcripts and verifications for the following schools:
- Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing
- St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, Lancaster, PA
- Episcopal Hospital School of Nursing RN & LPN programs (Temple University Health System)
- Episcopal School of Perfusion Science (Temple University Health System)
- Northeastern School of Nursing (Temple University Health System)
The Center cannot accommodate walk-in transcript requests
|Order a Transcript|
The Bates Center has partnered with the National Student Clearinghouse to provide online transcript ordering services. With this service, you can order official transcripts via the Web at any time, 24/7 using any major credit card.
How to Order:
Visit the National Student Clearinghouse. ***When choosing a school to request your transcript from, type Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing. Individual schools of nursing are not listed on the National Student Clearinghouse website.***
Please be sure to include all information which will help the Center locate your records, including:
|Request an Education Verification|
The Bates Center handles education verifications through mailed requests.
Individuals whose name is listed on the transcript may request an education verification. Requests from third parties, such as hospitals, educational institutions, or other agencies, will be honored with a release of information signed and dated by the student authorizing the release of information, and receipt of payment.
The following information should be included with any request:
Please enclose a check or money order for $10.00 for each requested education verification payable to: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. Payment must be received with any verification request in order for it to be processed.
Requests for education verifications should be mailed to:
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
Please note that mailing your request to the incorrect address will delay processing significantly.
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