Office of the Registrar

Welcome to the Office of the Registrar Web site. The purpose of this site is to provide to you, our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community, helpful information, important dates, and useful forms. It is our goal to provide you prompt and courteous service. If you are unable to find what you need on this site, contact us at or phone, (423) 439-4230.

The Office of the Registrar has a responsibility to maintain an accurate and complete academic history for each student; to provide an effective method of class registration; to maintain student records in compliance with FERPA; to report accurate information to the National Student Clearinghouse; to preserve accurate and secure records for the university; to process grade changes provided by the faculty; to certify Veterans for educational benefits; to submit grades to the Department of Defense via Go ArmyEd for Tuition Assistance recipients; to certify NCAA eligibility; to maintain the undergraduate and graduate curriculum; to manage a degree audit system; to maintain up-to-date undergraduate and graduate course catalogs; to prepare and publish the class and examination schedules; to manage the use of the university classrooms; to coordinate commencement activities; to provide official transcripts, verifications, and other student and course based reports as required; to submit the enrollment, supplemental, end-of-term, lottery and graduate reports; to interpret the academic policies to students, faculty and staff.
 
 Transfer GPA Information

Grades earned in transfer courses for students applying to ETSU on August 1, 2015 and after will not be included in the overall GPA. 


Prior to August 1, 2015 the overall GPA included all college-level coursework (ETSU and any transfer).  Effective August 1, 2015, ETSU implemented the Tennessee Board of Regents' state-wide policy on transfer credit and GPA calculations.  Therefore; the overall GPA will reflect only ETSU coursework for those students whose transfer credit was processed on August 1 and after.   Transfer grades posted with a leading ‘T’ will not be calculated in the overall or overall combined GPA.

NOTE: Beginning Summer 2015, a Tennessee Board of Regents' state-wide policy on transfer credit and GPA calculations took effect. Beginning Summer 2015, transfer credit will be reflected in earned hours, but will no longer apply to the overall GPA (used to determine undergraduate graduation, graduation with distinction, and athletic eligibility) or to the overall combined GPA (used to determine academic standing, financial aid.)  Even after Summer 2015, transfer work will be used in the determination of eligibility for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship Program and for general scholarships.

  1. For New Transfer students admitted August 1, 2015 and later, no transfer credit will count in the overall or the overall combined GPA.
  2. For Readmitted students readmitted August 1, 2015 and later, no transfer credit taken since last attending ETSU will count in the overall or the overall combined GPA. Any transfer work previously processed will continue to be reflected in the GPAs.
  3. For Continuing students, no transfer credit submitted to and received by ETSU on August 1, 2015 or later will count in the overall or the overall combined GPA. Any transfer work previously processed will continue to be reflected in the GPAs.
Definitions for the various GPA types can be found here.
   
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