Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Registrar's Office located?
The Registrar's Office is located in Russell Hall 127. Enter the front doors of Russell Hall; turn right through the double doors. The office is at the end of the hall.
Russell Hall is located on North Fairview Street between Stevenson Library and Sullivan Hall. There is no parking at the building. A visitor parking pass may be obtained by contacting the Public Safety Office, 570-484-22778 or by visiting their office in the Glennon Infirmary Building.
When is the Registrar's Office open?
Please browse through our web pages. Most of the information you need is available on the web. However, if you are unable to find the information or answers to your questions on the web, please visit or phone the office during office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
The university is closed January 1, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, and December 25-31.
How can I get a list of the courses that I've taken with the grades, i.e. my transcript?
This is known as a transcript or academic record. To request a transcript, you may stop by the Registrar's Office in Russell Hall 127 (or the Clearfield Office) to obtain a Transcript Request Form, or click here to print a form. To get an unofficial academic record, simply log on to the student information system (using your student ID and PIN) and click on Academic Record. Note: LHU now has the ability to send transcripts electronically.
How can I get proof of attendance for my insurance company, my lender or for other purposes?
This is known as an enrollment verification or enrollment certification. To obtain an enrollment verification, click here.
How do I change my major, my advisor, or declare a major if I'm currently in exploratory studies?
You can stop by the Registrar's Office in Russell Hall 127 (or the Clearfield Office) to obtain a form to process a major change or click here to print a form. To change your advisor, you can click here for that form.
How do I know if I can get credit for courses I want to take at another college or university?
Students planning to take courses at another college or university must complete a Transfer Credit Approval Form available at the Registrar's Office in Russell Hall 127 (or the Clearfield Office) or click here to obtain the form. While the form is still required, you may search for course equivalencies at www.patrac.org, choose Students, and then Search for Equivalencies.
Where do I get information about registering for next semester or for summer classes?
Registration information is normally available in March for fall registration, in October for spring registration, and in January for summer registration. Click here to go to the information.
How do I add or drop a class?
Drops and adds are done via web registration. Click here to go to the registration information page and then click on Registration for Students (remember you need your student ID and PIN). If a course is full or has prerequisites and you can't register it yourself, you must go to the department chair of the course. Deadlines for registration changes are included on the academic calendar.
How do I withdraw from the University?
Students withdrawing from the University need to complete a withdrawal form available in the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, 311 Sullivan Hall, or the main office at Clearfield. An exit interview is strongly encouraged. All financial obligations to the University must be met at the time of the withdrawal. Resident students must leave the campus within forty-eight hours after withdrawing from all classes. Please pay attention to the withdrawal dates on the academic calendar to avoid penalty.
How do I take a course pass/fail or audit?
Only general education free electives may be taken on a pass/fail basis. Pass/fail cards are available at the Registrar's Office in Russell Hall 127 (or the Clearfield Office). Signed cards must be submitted to the Registrar's Office (or the Clearfield Office) by the deadline published on the academic calendar. Instructors are not notified when a student uses the pass/fail option.
To take a course for audit, you must get approval from the Registrar's Office (or the Clearfield Office). Instructors will be notified of the audit option and an 'AU' grade will be assigned if the student meets the requirements. Courses taken on an audit basis are still charged regular tuition and fees.
How and when do I apply for graduation?
Just prior to the beginning of the final semester of enrollment, students will be notified by email of the graduation application process. You must complete and return an Application for Graduation by the deadline to be included in the commencement ceremony and to receive your diploma in a timely manner. The deadline to apply for May and August graduation is February 1; the deadline to apply for December graduation is September 21. Click here for graduation information.
How can I get a course description?
You can get course descriptions by clicking here.
Where can I find general education information?
How do I know which courses meet the overlays, i.e. writing emphasis, multicultural, information literacy, external experience?
General education requirements and courses that satisfy the requirements can be found by clicking here. This site also contains information about the general education overlay requirements.
Where do I find a form to......?
Many of the forms are available at http://www.lhup.edu/registrar/enroll_forms.htm.
How do I re-enroll after missing one or more semesters?
You must request to resume your studies after missing one or more semesters. Simply read the directions and complete the form.
How can someone verify my enrollment or my degree?
Enrollment and degree verifications are done through the National Student Clearinghouse.
How do I see my transfer credits?
Simply access the student information system using your login and PIN. From the list on the left, select 'Transfer Evaluation'.
How do I get a copy of my current semester class schedule?
Simply log on to the student information system using your login and PIN. From the list on the left, select 'Student Schedule' after setting the options to the correct session and year.