National Student Clearinghouse

What is the National Student Clearinghouse?

The National Student Clearinghouse, a non-profit organization, was founded by the higher education community in 1993.  Only the Clearinghouse offers FERPA-compliant access to a nationwide coverage of enrollment and degree records - encompassing more than 110 million students and growing.  The research arm of the Clearinghouse, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, was created in 2010.

What Does the National Student Clearinghouse Do?

The Clearinghouse helps educational institutions improve efficiency, reduce costs and workload, and enhance the quality-of-service we provide to our students and alumni, lending institutions, employers, and other organizations. Through their one-of-a-kind access to national student outcomes data and educational research services, the Clearinghouse also serves as a valuable source for longitudinal and other studies on educational progress.

Services Offered by Green River Through the National Student Clearinghouse:

  • Transcript ordering and processing
  • Enrollment Verification
  • Degree Verification
  • Loan Deferment
  • Student Self-Service Verification

Contact Us

Office of the Registrar Phone: 253-288-3383


Please submit all PDF forms and supporting materials to our Secure Document Upload tool, or in person to SA 280


Student Affairs and Success Center, room 280