Office of the Registrar


Application for Spring 2018 Graduation:

Spring 2018 Graduation Applications: Due Friday, February 2, 2018

Any late applications will need approval by The Office of The Registrar and Chair/Dean of major.

Students now have the option to submit their graduation application online. The deadline for spring 2018 graduation is January 26th 2018.

To apply online, follow the steps below:

  • Log into
  • Click on the Academics tab
  • Scroll to middle of page (look for Other Self Service)
  • Click on Graduation Application

Students have the option to pay now or pay later (All fees must be paid before we will release diploma or transcript). If a student is reapplying for graduation, the PDF version should be submitted to avoid charges. Click below  for the PDF version.

If you are reapplying for graduation, please fill out the paper form below. We will accept the reapplication by fax, email or walk-ins. If you have concerns or questions, please email us at or call 202.274.6225.

Graduation PDF Application form

The Office of the Registrar provides timely and courteous service to university students, the university community, and external agencies. The office is responsible for consistently implementing District, federal, and university policies and procedures; adhering to the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) guidelines; maintaining institutional credibility through the proper maintenance of student biographic and academic records; and certifying students for graduation. Services provided by the Registrar’s Office include registration and scheduling adjustments, transcript maintenance and distribution, enrollment, veteran certification, student records management, and dissemination and maintenance of all student demographic data and directories.


Registration information and other relevant announcements are published in the Course Guide for each semester or term and is available on the university’s website at Any questions about course offerings, should be addressed with the school of that particular course.

***The Online Course Guide can be found by clicking here.***
**Students should check online for the most up-to-date room locations**

Required textbook information for university courses is available on the university’s web site at

Student Identification Cards

New students are issued an identification card at the time of their initial registration. This ID card is required for access to all university services and must be presented on request to university security personnel in university buildings.  Replacement ID cards are available upon payment of the requisite fee and proof of registration for the current academic term. The Office of Public Safety issues Student Identification Cards.

Course Load Limitations

In applying the course load limitations, the university counts audited courses as a part of the student’s course load. However, for regulations that require full-time status, audited courses are not counted as part of the course load.


Students who wish to audit a course must have approval from the appropriate instructor or department chairperson. A grade assigned by the instructor for a student auditing a course is “AU.”

Updating Personal Information

All changes to your personal information must be made in writing and in person at the Office of the Registrar, Bldg. 39, Suite A-135. If you are requesting a change of address, name, social security number or birth date, you must bring an original copy of the following: birth certificate, court order, marriage certificate, social security card, passport, lease, certified state tax form, etc. verifying the appropriate information at the time your request is made.

All changes to your personal information are handled by the academic unit to which you report.

Policy on Student Residency Classification for Admissions and Tuition Purposes

Download policy to review.

Admission Deadlines

Application Priority Deadlines

Term US Students International Students
Fall May 15 Apr 15
Spring Oct 15 Sep 15
Summer Apr 15 Mar 15
No Graduate admissions for Summer term

Explanation of Admission Deadlines