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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about registration and the Registrar's Office

  1. How do I declare a major or minor?
  2. How do I apply for graduation?
  3. How do I change my address?
  4. How do I order an official transcript?
  5. How do I order an unofficial transcript?
  6. How do I obtain an enrollment verification?
  7. How do I make changes to my upcoming schedule?
  8. How can I find out what classes are still open or will be taught next semester?
  9. What happens to Incomplete ("I") grades?
  10. How does a grade get changed?
  11. How do I transfer in courses from other colleges?
  12. What are Reading Tutorials?
  13. How do I calculate my major QPR?
  14. What is FERPA?
  15. How do I change or drop my major or minor?
  16. Will grades I received at another institution count toward my QPR?
  17. What QPR do I need to get graduation honors?

1.  To declare a major or minor, click here.

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2.  To apply for graduation, click here.

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3.  To change your address, current students should log into the College portal and proceed to the Personal Information link under the Students tab. Make necessary changes and click the Save button. Changes are NOT automatic, so please allow 3-5 days for the changes to take effect.

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4.  To order an official transcript, click here.

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5.  To obtain an unofficial transcript, current students should log into the College portal and proceed to the Unofficial Transcript link under the Students tab.

Randolph College does not issue unofficial transcripts to former students. Former students must request an official transcript using the link above.

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6.  To obtain an enrollment verification, current students should log into the College portal and proceed to the Enrollment Verification link under the Students tab, then follow the links to the NSC. If you have any questions or need information other than what the NSC provides, please contact the Registrar's office.

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7.  To make changes to your schedule, students should log into the College portal and proceed to the Registration link under the Students tab to add and drop classes online.  If the online system is not available, students should pick up an Add/Drop form at the Registrar's Office. 

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8.  To find out what classes are still open or will be taught next semester, click the Course Information link in the left sidebar menu. Once on that page, click the link for Section Search. In the Period box, use the dropdown arrow to select the semester you want to search. In the Session box, use the dropdown arrow to select 00.

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9.  "I", or Incomplete,  grades must be changed by the instructor using a Change of Grade Form. The student must submit all required work before the end of the 2nd week of classes of the following semester. An "I" grade that is not replaced before the end of the 3rd week of classes automatically becomes an "F".

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10.  To change a recorded grade, the instructor must complete a Change of Grade Form with the appropriate signatures. When an approved grade change form is received by the Registrar's Office, the new grade is posted to the student's academic record.

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11.  To transfer in courses from other colleges, click here.

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12.  If you attended Reading University, you would have received Reading Tutorial documents as part of your final grade.

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13.  To calculate my major QPR, click here.

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14.  The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, which protects the privacy of educational records, establishes students' rights to inspect their records, provides guidelines for correcting inaccurate of misleading data, and permits students to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Office. Additional and more specific information can be found in the academic catalog.

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15.  To change your major/minor you must first drop a previously declared major/minor using the Drop Major/Minor Form. Then declare the new major/minor using the forms located here. The Drop Major/Minor Form can be picked up in the Registrar's Office.

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16.  No grade earned elsewhere will be recorded on the Randolph College transcript nor will the hours of credit and grades be included in computing the academic average, with the exception of grades earned at certain institutions with which Randolph College has affiliations.

Students should note that in evaluating a student's record for graduation honors, grades, and credit from all courses entered on the Randolph College transcript from other institutions are considered.

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18.  Students with superior academic acheivement are awarded the academic distinctions of summa cum laude, magna cum laude, and cum laude with the Bachelor's degree as follows:

 Summa Cum Laude

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 a QPR of 3.9

 Magna Cum Laude

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 a QPR of 3.7

 Cum Laude

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 a QPR of 3.5