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Our Mission

The University Registrar supports the core principles of the university and ensures the accuracy and privacy of each student's academic record in order to protect the value and integrity of a DePaul education.


  • Serve as the institutional steward for academic information in an accurate, consistent and timely manner.
  • Provide consistent application of the academic rules and regulations as set forth by the university's governing structures.
  • Ensure student record privacy and maintain confidentiality as prescribed by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


  • Assist students to fulfill their educational goals by providing student-centered services.
  • Support the DePaul community with a collaborative spirit and strategic foresight to advance the goals and mission of the university.
  • Care for each other as colleagues by promoting a professional, respectful, friendly and caring office environment that contributes toward the success of each individual team member in the University Registrar.


  • Provide students with online tools and resources to manage the enrollment processes.
  • Use technology to deliver quality services and innovative solutions.
  • Provide leadership to the university community on issues related to student records.

Our Services

  • Maintain course information and degree requirements including the academic catalog and schedule of classes.
  • Oversee registration, grading, conferral of degrees and distribution of diplomas.
  • Deliver online functions such as official transcripts, unofficial transcripts, course history reports, placement testing, inter-college transfer, enrollment verifications, degree verifications and degree progress reports.
  • Report student data to the university as well as federal and state units.
  • Maintain immunization records as required by the State of Illinois.
  • Educate the university community on the privacy rights of students as accorded them through FERPA.
  • Provide students with answers about processes, services and transactions through DePaul Central.
  • Preserve historical DePaul and custodial academic records.

Students can get help and conduct business with the University Registrar through DePaul Central. DePaul Central is a one-stop integrated student service area for students to take care of their core business transactions. For more information, visit the DePaul Central site.