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Texas A&M University-San Antonio Experience Transcript

Experience Transcript

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What is an experience transcript?
An experience transcript is an esteemed record of a collegiate experience. Similar to how the academic transcript lists every course taken and grades received, the experience transcript documents the student's involvement in activities and other educational experiences outside the classroom. The experience transcript provides a holistic view of the student's developing skills while capturing each student's unique journey through higher education. Texas A&M University-San Antonio validates all the information presented on an experience transcript. Validation occurs within each program responsible for the experience and is then maintained in JagSync. 

What will be on my A&M-SA Experience Transcript?
The A&M-SA Experience Transcript reflects the student's involvement in learning experiences development of their marketable skills. Incidents recorded on the transcript will be listed under one of eight categories. Only activities that meet the specified criteria will be shown on the A&M-SA Experience Transcript.

  • Awards - Distinguished accolades bestowed upon students while attending Texas A&M University-San Antonio.
  • Events – Workshop or program presented by professional educators, scholars, or certified practitioners. Programs credited to this component are designed to enhance a student's personal, academic, and/or cultural development.
  • High Impact Practices - Displays a student's courses: Research, Experiential Learning, or Service-Learning.
  • Internships - Displays credit-bearing internships that a student completed.
  • Leadership - Displays completion of an official leadership program at A&M-SA, such as Jaguar Leadership Institute.
  • Service – Represents University-sponsored events and activities that encourage civic growth and cultivate service-based involvement within the community. Such activities promote citizenship, political awareness, public service, and charitable contributions. It also includes volunteering that a student has completed while at A&M-SA.
  • Student Organizations & Involvement – Reflects student membership and participation in University-recognized clubs and organizations. Items included in this component require a record of organizational membership.
  • Study Abroad - Displays courses that a student completed as part of a study abroad experience.

What are the Marketable Skills listed on the transcript?

Texas A&M University-San Antonio has identified the NACE Career Readiness competencies as a series of marketable skills all students should have exposure to during their time at A&M-SA. To measure student growth in these areas, A&M-SA has marked specific events and organizations that provide students experience developing these skills, and progression towards each outcome, on the A&M-SA Experience Transcript.

  • Career & Self-Development - Proactively develop oneself and one's career through continual personal and professional learning, awareness of one's strengths and weaknesses, navigation of career opportunities, and networking to build relationships within and without one's organization.
  • Critical Thinking - Identify and respond to needs based on understanding situational context and logical analysis of relevant information.
  • Communication - Clearly and effectively exchanging information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside an organization.
  • Inclusiveness - Demonstrate the awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to equitably engage and include people from different local and global cultures. 
  • Leadership - Recognize and capitalize on personal and team strengths to achieve organizational goals.
  • Professionalism - Knowing work environments differ significantly, understanding and demonstrating effective work habits, and acting in the interest of the larger community and workplace.
  • Technology – Understand and leverage technologies ethically to enhance efficiencies, complete tasks, and accomplish goals.
  • Teamwork - Build and maintain collaborative relationships to work effectively toward common goals while appreciating diverse viewpoints and shared responsibilities.

How should I use the A&M-SA Experience Transcript?
The A&M-SA Experience Transcript can be used to enhance a student's resume when applying for a job or professional school. The transcript gives the student leverage in advancing their careers for those employers seeking evidence of specific marketable skills. A transcript is also a tool for reflection, a chance for students to meditate on their accomplishments and experiences at the University.

Where can I access my A&M-SA Experience Transcript?
Experience Transcripts must be requested through the JagSync portal. Once logged into JagSync, navigate to "Campus Links" on the bottom right of the homepage. There will be a link to a form: "Request Experience Transcript." Click the link and complete the form to receive a PDF of your transcript. Transcripts should be emailed one business day after your request form is submitted.

I have additional questions about my A&M-SA Experience Transcript. Where do I go?
Questions or concerns can be emailed to You can also visit the Mays Center for Experiential Learning and Community Engagement in the Science and Technology Building, Room 111, for advisement on effectively using your A&M-SA Experience Transcript.