What is the Registrar's Office?

The Registrar’s office at Charleston Southern University maintains student records, transcripts, attendance, diplomas, class schedules, registration, transfer credits, grades and graduation.

The Office of the Registrar’s office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Their offices are located in the Student Center.


Registrar’s Office FAQs

Questions About Advising

Please check聽聽under the student tab.

Freshman: A student who has earned up to 30 semester hours of acceptable college credit.
Sophomore: A student who has earned 31 to 60 semester hours of acceptable college credit.
Junior: A student who has earned 61 to 90 semester hours of acceptable college credit.
Senior: A student who has earned 91 to 125 (or more) semester hours of acceptable college credit.

Log into聽 with your ID and Pin number. Go to the Student tab and click Forms to complete the online major/minor change. You may also go to Student Success Center located in Student Center to complete a major/minor change.

Your degree audit shows course requirements for your liberal arts core (LAC), and your major and minor (if applicable).聽It lists all courses that you have taken and how they apply toward your graduation requirements.

You may view your unofficial advising worksheet (degree audit) through your 聽account. After logging in, click on the student tab, then click on courses and grades, then click on Course Needs (Advising Worksheet).

Please request a degree audit after you have completed 61 credit hours.

You can request an official degree audit through聽.聽Click on the student tab.聽On the left, click on forms and fill out the online form to request a degree audit.聽You will receive an email in BucMail from the Registrar鈥檚 Office within two weeks with your audit attached.

This allows students to view their degree audit under a different major before processing a major change.聽Log into聽聽and click the Student Tab.聽Under Courses and Grades, scroll to the bottom of the page to view the report.

Choose the major you are interested in under your and click View.

Log into聽聽and click the Student Tab to view your current holds.

Directions to resolve holds can be found under the Hold description.

Please visit your professor鈥檚 office to view office hours located on his/her office door.聽If you are still unable to contact your professor, please contact the appropriate chair of the department (see ).


Questions About Enrollment/Degree Verification

  • Order Official Transcript
    • Order an electronic official transcript or official paper transcript聽here.
    • You will need your ID and PIN (see below for retrieval).
  • View Unofficial Transcript
    • Please visit to view your unofficial transcript.聽You will not be able to view your unofficial transcript if you have a hold on your account.
  • Order Duplicate Diploma
    • The cost for a duplicate diploma is聽$50, and you may .聽The request聽takes about 3-4 weeks for processing and delivery.聽Mail聽a completed聽duplicate diploma request聽to Charleston Southern University, Office of the Registrar,聽PO聽Box 118087, Charleston, SC 29423 or fax a completed form to 843-863-8023.

To conveniently serve Charleston Southern University (老澳门六合彩开奖结果) students around the clock, 老澳门六合彩开奖结果 has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to act as its agent for verification of student enrollment status. You can obtain an official Enrollment Verification Certificate at any time via the Clearinghouse Web site at www.studentclearinghouse.org.

1. Click on the Students tab

2. Click on Enrollment Verify, then click Credit Card Purchase. There is a $2.50 per certificate,
which you can charge to your Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit card.

3. Print your Enrollment Verification Certificate.

This Enrollment Verification Certificate can be presented to health insurance agencies, housing
authorities, consumer product companies, banks, etc., when asked to provide official evidence of enrollment at Charleston Southern University.

Alternately, you may also go to: www.enrollmentverify.org
Choose current enrollment for $2.50 and complete the required information.

The Clearinghouse will also process paper student loan enrollment verification forms that you receive by mail or from students. Mail these forms to:

National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 220
Herndon, Virginia 20171

Companies requesting enrollment verifications can contact us at:
鈥 Phone: 703-742-4200 (M-F, 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, EST)
鈥 Fax: 703-742-4239
鈥 E-mail: enrollmentverify@studentclearinghouse.org
鈥 Web: www.studentclearinghouse.org

Charleston Southern University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree
verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:
鈥 Web:
鈥 Mail: National Student Clearinghouse, 2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 220, Herndon, VA
20171


Questions About FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 helps protect the privacy of student education records. The Act provides eligible students the right to inspect and review education records, the right to seek to amend those records and to limit disclosure of information from the records. The intent of the legislation is to protect the rights of students and to ensure the privacy and accuracy of education records. The Act applies to all institutions that are the recipients of federal aid administered by the Secretary of Education.

Go to聽聽and click the student tab to create a waiver.聽This is located under Student Information Release Authorization.


Questions About Academic Grading

There is no uniform grading policy at Charleston Southern University.聽Please see your course syllabus.

After reviewing聽Policy-R-2, please schedule a time to meet with your professor.

You can access this information in聽.聽All holds must be removed from your account before you can access your grades and GPA.

Yes, in most cases.聽Please see your degree audit to view where your courses can be applied.


Questions About My Personal Information

For current students, please bring a copy of your updated social security card, to the Registrar鈥檚 Office, located in the Student Center. Former students just need to bring a copy of their updated driver鈥檚 license to the Registrar鈥檚 Office. If you are not local, you may email these documents to register@csuniv.edu.

Login to . Click the profile icon in the top right corner. Click My Profile & Settings, then click Contact Information. Then click the down arrow on the Addresses box. Then click Current Address. On the preceding page, please enter your new address and click Save. While your address will not change immediately our office will receive your request and will update your address within one business day. Please check My老澳门六合彩开奖结果 in 24 hours to confirm your address has been updated.

Go to , click I forgot my 老澳门六合彩开奖结果 ID #. Once you have your ID, enter it in the username box. Next, click/ tap 鈥淎ssign New PIN鈥 and follow the prompts to retrieve your PIN.

Please memorize both of these numbers and keep your PIN private 鈥 this is for you only.


Questions About Class Registration

Please check the聽Academic Calendar聽for registration dates.

When registration becomes available, you will find the course listing in聽聽under the academics tab.

Your degree audit in聽聽can be used as a guide to help you with course selection.聽Also see your academic advisor for help in selecting classes.

Go to our registration page for more info.

You can email your advisor for help with dropping a class. Additionally, you can fill out the online class withdraw form: log into , click on the Student聽tab (not the Academics tab), click on Courses and Grades on the left, click on Class withdraw form on the right and fill out the information.

The grade of 鈥淎U鈥 (AUDIT) is assigned, and no grade points or credit hours are awarded for students 鈥auditing鈥 a class. The intent to audit a class must be indicated on a registration form and submitted to the Office of the Registrar before the end of the drop/add period for each term or session. Students who register to 鈥audit鈥 a course may not seek to obtain credit for that course after the last date of drop/add. Regular tuition and/or fees for the course apply.

Please contact your advisor and department chair.

Normally, no.聽Please speak with your academic advisor.

You must meet the guidelines set forth in聽Policy R-65 before requesting permission from the chair or dean of your major.

No. All freshmen must meet with their academic advisor to register.

All electronic communication must be sent from your BucMail account.

You will log into My老澳门六合彩开奖结果, click on the Academics tab and answer the questions. You must do this for the term you are trying to register for. This form resets itself monthly,

You can submit an appeal to the Office of the Registrar at register@csuniv.edu. Your typed appeal needs to include your name, ID number, contact phone number, signature, what you are appealing and why the Admissions Committee should allow you to take this course for the 4th attempt.


Questions About Transcripts and Catalogs

You will need to login to 聽聽to order your transcript under the Order Transcript Tab (See below for assistance logging into My老澳门六合彩开奖结果).Directions to order an official electronic transcript or official paper transcript can also be found here.

If You are Using a Laptop/PC: The Username and Password Boxes will be the two white boxes in the top left corner. Please ensure your browser window is full screen.

If you are Using a Mobile Device: The Username and Password boxes will be the two white boxes that appear after you tap 鈥淟ogin鈥 (top right corner).

Go to聽, click I forgot my 老澳门六合彩开奖结果 ID #. Please take this ID number and enter it in the username box on My老澳门六合彩开奖结果.

Next, click/ tap 鈥淚 Forgot My Password鈥 and follow the prompts to create a password.
Please memorize your Username and keep your Password private 鈥 this is for you only.

An electronic transcript will be delivered within 1 to 2 business days of the order date.聽Transcripts will be mailed or faxed 1 to 2 business days of the order date. During peak times, please allow up to 2 weeks for delivery.

Please review the email you received upon order completion for directions to cancel your order.

Unofficial transcripts can be viewed by logging into聽聽under the Order Transcripts tab. Current students may also view their unofficial transcript through the Student Tab, Course and Grades, click to view unofficial transcript.

LIFE transcripts can be viewed by logging into聽聽under the Student Tab; click on Courses and Grades; the LIFE transcript is at the bottom on the right-hand side.

Contact the Office of the Registrar at 843-863-8060.


Questions About Transferring and Transfer Credits

For all South Carolina Technical Colleges and Spartanburg Methodist College, please see our聽transfer credit agreement.

厂别别听academic policy R-32聽for specific acceptance of transfer credits. 厂别别听academic policy R-5 on聽Nontraditional credit.聽厂别别听academic policy R-49聽for time limitations on credit.

Print this form and take it to your advisor for assistance:聽Request to take a course elsewhere.

厂别别听academic policy R-18聽for the complete policy regarding taking courses elsewhere.

Students may not take classes elsewhere that are 2-4 weeks in length. This includes classes offered during a regular term, winter term or summer term.

  • Regionally accredited junior, community and technical colleges where a student did not receive an associate’s degree: 68 semester credit hours maximum, including all nontraditional credit accepted.
  • Regionally accredited junior, community and technical colleges where a student did receive an associate’s degree: 89 semester credit hours maximum, including all nontraditional credit accepted.
  • Regionally accredited senior colleges and universities: 89 semester credit hours maximum, including any credit accepted from all other sources.

Thirty six (36) of the last forty-six (46) credit hours (including twelve (12) upper level credit hours mentioned above) must be earned at Charleston Southern University. Students that need to withdraw from 老澳门六合彩开奖结果 for their last semester should work with the Office of the Registrar to seek permission to attend classes elsewhere if permitted.

Courses taken at another institution will not count toward your GPA at 老澳门六合彩开奖结果.

You may view your transfer credits on your unofficial transcript in聽.聽Be sure to send your most recent transcript to the Registrar鈥檚 Office.聽If you have questions about your transfer credit, please email聽register@csuniv.edu.

Please see more information聽here.

STEP ONE:聽Find out 老澳门六合彩开奖结果鈥檚 CLEP Policy聽here.

STEP TWO: Decide which exam(s) to take聽here.

STEP THREE: Log into to create an account.

STEP FOUR: Register and pay your $80 fee by logging into聽聽after you have created your account.聽*老澳门六合彩开奖结果 Honor Students聽are not required to pay the $80 fee but must create an account through the above CLEP url before arriving for their appointment.聽After arriving for the appointment, the testing proctor will enter the CLEP payment information before the test begins.

STEP FIVE: Schedule your appointment with the Testing Center to take the test. You must give at least 24 hours advanced notice to schedule the exam. Walk-ins are not accepted. To schedule an appointment, call 843-863-8033 or stop by the Student Success Center located in the Student Center (first floor, next to faculty suites).

For more information, please see聽Policy R-16.


Questions About Withdrawing

Log into , click on the Student tab (not the Academics tab), click on Courses and Grades on the left, click on Class Withdraw Form on the right and fill out the information.

If you withdraw from any class after the last day of drop/add (see聽Academic Calendar), a withdrawal grade must be assigned.聽This will not affect your GPA.聽Tuition charges and hours remain.聽Student-athlete eligibility may be affected.

To officially withdraw from all of your courses (the university): log into , click on the Student tab, click on Forms on the left, click on Go to the Withdrawal form on the right and fill out the form. If you officially withdraw before drop/add ends, you will not be responsible for tuition and fees. All offices will be notified as needed when you officially withdraw.


Questions About Graduation

Information on how to apply for graduation can be found聽here. Please see聽Academic Calendar for deadlines.

Chapel credit is determined by your registered credit hours and can vary each semester.聽Students taking at least 12 credit hours on campus during the day, must complete 6 chapel credits for that semester.聽Night classes are not included in the 12 hour minimum.聽Please check聽聽to see how many chapel credits you need.

If you started in the Bridge program with English (099) only OR Math (099) only, you need at least 129 credit hours to graduate.聽If you started in the Bridge program as full Bridge (both math 009 and English 009), you will need at least 133 credit hours to graduate.

Our PowerPoint visual aid will help you learn to read your degree audit.

Students may request a duplicate diploma.聽The cost is聽$50. The request聽takes about 6-8 weeks for processing and delivery.

  • You may mail聽a completed聽duplicate diploma request聽to Charleston Southern University, Office of the Registrar,聽PO聽Box 118087, Charleston, SC 29423. Please include your check or money or online receipt number.

To order one online,


Questions About Course Materials and Books

  • Shipping occurs within 5 days of registration.
  • Course materials are shipped to the bookstore for traditional students.
  • For CAPS Online and Graduate students, books are shipped to the permanent address that the Registrar鈥檚 Office has on file. This address can be changed through your My老澳门六合彩开奖结果 account.
  • To have books sent from the bookstore to a home address, you will need to email csu@slingshotedu.com.

You can log into your account to change your shipping method. Once logged in, you will select 鈥淢y Account Preferences,鈥 and select which shipping method you prefer.

You will log into your account and click on the photo icon in the top right corner. Select 鈥淢y Profile & Settings,鈥 then 鈥淐ontact Information.鈥 You will then select the 鈥淎ddresses鈥 dropdown and click the 鈥淐urrent Address鈥 link. Select 鈥淪ave.鈥 Please note, your address will not change immediately. Within 1 business day, our office will receive and process your request to update your address. Please check back in 24 hours to confirm your address has been updated. Once you change the address in My老澳门六合彩开奖结果, Slingshot will automatically update with your new shipping address.

All students receive their required course materials for every course, including consumable items like access codes and workbooks, through the Slingshot program. By default, course materials will be a mix of physical rental books or eBooks dependent on availability.

Students living on campus will have their initial package delivered to the campus residence. Any books that arrive after that initial delivery will be picked up in the Campus Store. Students that live off campus will pick up all physical course materials in the Campus Store. Digital items will be accessible via . Email notifications will be sent when items are ready to pick up and when digital items are available to access.

All students receive their required course materials for every course, including consumable items like access codes and workbooks, through the Slingshot program. By default, course materials will be a mix of physical rental books or eBooks, dependent on availability.

By default, all Slingshot order items will ship to the address on file with the school. If you鈥檇 like to have them shipped elsewhere, please update the shipping address on your My老澳门六合彩开奖结果 account at least one month prior to course start date. Alternatively, if you鈥檇 like to pick items up in the campus store and waive the shipping fee, you can change your shipping preference on the 鈥淢y Account鈥 page on your Slingshot account to “Local Delivery/Pickup.鈥 Digital items will be accessible via . Emailnotifications will be sent when items are ready to pick up and when digital items are available to access.