Cherry Grove Road entrance at Dowagiac campus


Records Office

David C. Briegel Building, Room 1106
58900 Cherry Grove Road
Dowagiac, MI 49047

Contact Information

Phone: 800-456-8675, ext. 1351
Fax: 269-782-1331



Dowagiac campus
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Niles Campus Hours

Southwestern Michigan College offers the convenience of ordering your official transcripts online when paying by credit or debit card.

General Information
  • All financial obligations to Southwestern Michigan College must be met before an official transcript can be released. An official transcript displays the college seal.
  • Transcripts may not be picked up by a third party unless the student has given written authorization with the request.
  • A photo ID is required for transcript pickup.
  • SMC does not accept faxed or emailed transcript requests.
Online (Electronic or Paper Transcript)

SMC has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide our online transcript ordering system. Orders are processed as either an electronic transcript or mailed, paper transcript. The cost is $5 and must be paid by credit or debit card online.

Click here to place your order.

By Mail or In Person (Paper Transcript)
  • In Person

    Cost per official transcript is $5 with payment by cash or check only. Payment must be made at the Business Office at the Dowagiac campus or Niles Area Campus. A receipt must be obtained.

    Complete the Official College Transcript Request form and deliver the form and receipt to the Records office at the address shown on the right.

  • Mail
    Transcripts may also be ordered by mail at a cost of $5 per transcript payable by check or money order. Complete the Official College Transcript Request form, print, and sign. Mail form and payment to the address located on the right of this page.