Registrar

Due to COVID-19, Simmons staff will be working remotely until the University resumes on-campus operations.

Ensuring the integrity of the academic records of all students.

We provide resources such as course registration, class and classroom scheduling, transfer credit evaluation, certification of enrollments, and the release of official academic records.

For Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff resources page provides information on grading, classroom reservations, data and privacy.

Contact Information

Questions for the Registrar? Contact us!

  • Monday - Friday

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • (617) 521-2111
  • (617) 521-3144

Common Tasks

Registration

Registration instructions and guidelines.

Credits and Requirements

Information about requirements for graduation, transfer credits, exceptions and exemptions, and more.

Transcripts and Diplomas

The Office of the Registrar keeps students' official records and provides transcripts and diplomas.

Additional Resources

Academic Terminology

The Office of the Registrar uses many unique terms to refer to specific Simmons University concepts. We've provided a comprehensive list of those that may need further definition.

Acronyms

Become familiar with the acronyms used at Simmons to refer to buildings, meeting rooms, colleges, schools, departments, student level and grading, degree, and program.

Course Catalog

Find the latest Course Catalogs which contain the full list of courses and programs offered at the University.

Cross-Registration

Simmons undergraduate students are eligible to cross-register at Colleges of the Fenway (COF) schools, and many Simmons courses are open to registration for students from other COF schools.

Final Exams

Final Exams are scheduled for Undergraduate students at the end of each Fall and Spring term.

Leaving Simmons

Appropriate withdrawal procedures must be followed by student not planning to register for courses in a Fall or Spring term at Simmons so that the Registrar can mark your record accordingly. 

Name and Address Changes

It is important for students' names and addresses to be kept accurate and up-to-date while they are attending Simmons. Learn how to update these pieces of information on your record.

Registrar Forms

Find a comprehensive list of all forms relevant to processes and actions taken through the Registrar's office.

Privacy of Student Records

The University's practice in regard to student record-keeping is based on the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 and is intended to be a safeguard against the unauthorized release of information.

Verifications

Currently enrolled students may request an enrollment verification, and alumnae/i may request a degree verification.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions regarding course registration, status changes, leaves of absence, transfer credit evaluation, certification of enrollments, transcripts, and more.

Registrar FAQs