Transcripts and Records

To receive transcript or enrollment verification, please contact:

Lorrie Wilhelm Ferguson, Registrar
Room: 122, Backels Hall
Phone: 540-863-2823
Fax: 540-863-2915

Deadline for May 2015 Graduation is December 5, 2014

It is the policy of Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), to withhold personally identifiable information contained in our students’ educational records unless the student has consented to disclosure or FERPA allows disclosure. Directory information, such as grades, class schedules, the student’s account, and financial aid awards may not be released without express consent from the student.

Enrollment Verification

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) to provide enrollment and
degree verifications. The college no longer provides verifications by phone.

The NSC can be contacted at:

Mail: National Student Clearinghouse
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171

Students: If you are on campus and need an immediate verification, please stop by Student Services in Backels Hall and we will complete a form for you. However, most requests should be processed through the NSC.


To request a copy of your official Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) transcript, please provide the following information in a written letter or fill out the Transcript Request form. Please note that the transcript request form must be mailed, faxed, or submitted in person. A signature must be provided on written or faxed transcript requests.

Students currently enrolled in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and who have a valid VCCS email account may request a transcript using their VCCS email address. Please contact Lorrie Wilhelm Ferguson,, to request DSLCC transcripts.

Please include the following information:

  • Full Name (please include any former names)
  • Social Security Number
  • Dates of Attendance
  • Home Address
  • Phone Number
  • Address where the transcript is to be mailed
  • Signature (not required for transcript requests through a valid VCCS email account)

Please send the written or faxed transcript request to:

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College
Attn: Registrar
1000 Dabney Drive
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
– or –
Fax: 540-863-2915

Transcripts will be sent within three to five days after the receipt of the request. Sorry, transcripts cannot be faxed. There is no charge for transcripts.

The College does not release or request transcripts or copies of transcripts from other institutions. This is the responsibility of the student.

Grades – Where to find your grades?

Final grade reports are available through myDabney at the end of each semester. All final grades are part of the student’s permanent record and will be recorded on his or her official transcript.

For assistance, please contact Student Services at 540-863-2815.

Retention of Student Records

The College retains student records in accordance with the policies established by the State Library of Virginia. The College will retain on a permanent basis an official record of a student’s academic history (transcript).

The College also will maintain a separate student academic folder which may include, but not be limited to, the following: application forms, standardized test results, drop/add forms and faculty grade reports. Information contained in the student academic folder will be retained in accordance with the aforementioned policy and may be destroyed three years from the date of the student’s separation from the College.

FERPA–DSLCC Student Release of Information Form
(This is NOT the transcript release form)