Keeping Your Records Straight

You’ve got a lot going on while here at Franciscan University. The Registrar’s Office is here to maintain your academic records and assist as you move through your academic career at Franciscan University. We provide enrollment verifications, veterans information, and transcripts for future jobs and graduate school applications. We also handle class registration, transfer credits, and monitor degree progress and completion.

Help us keep your records up-to-date

We need your help keeping track of everything! Please remember to let us know whenever your personal information changes so that we always have the most up-to-date contact information for you.

Registrar Services

While still attending Franciscan University and after you’ve left your studies here, the registrar’s office is ready and willing to fulfill various requests you may have concerning your academic records.

Update Your Academic Records

Update your academic Records at the registrar’s office. We keep track of your permanent address and all kinds of personal information. In order for us to better serve you now and in the future, we need you to help us by keeping us informed of changes in your address.

Registrar Policies

We conduct our business according to certain policies that protect your privacy and guarantee that all are treated equally.

Register for Classes

2023-24 Registration Forms & Information

Spring 2024 Registration

Online registration on The Port for Spring 2024 is now closed.

  • The last day to register for Grad Online Session 2 (Business, Catholic Studies, Criminal Justice, Education) is Monday, March 18.
  • The last day to add/drop courses was Wednesday, January 24.
  • The last day to withdraw is Tuesday, April 2.


New Students should contact our Admissions Office about applying to the University at [email protected]. Returning students who were not registered for classes in Fall 2023 must contact Admissions to fill out the student reactivation form before registering for classes in Spring 2024.

Spring 2024 Final Exam Schedule new file attached


Fall 2024 Registration Dates and Information 

The Fall 2024 class schedule will be posted on The Port on Friday, March 15, 2024. Online registration on The Port for Fall 2024 will begin on March 25, 2024, and is based on student classification.

  • Graduate Students: Monday, March 25, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Undergraduate Online Students: Monday, March 25, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Seniors (88+ earned credits): Monday, March 25, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Juniors (60-87 earned credits): Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Sophomores (27-59 credits): Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Freshmen (0-26 earned credits): Thursday, April 4, 2024, at 9:00 a.m.

Registration will be closed between Friday, April 12, 2024, and Monday, April 22, 2024. Students may not join the waitlist for a course after Friday, April 12, 2024.


Summer 2024 Registration Dates and Information 

Online registration on The Port for Summer 2024 opened for all students on Monday, October 23, 2023.

Transcript Request

How you order your transcript will depend on whether or not you have access to The Port.

Very Important Notes

  • All online orders are processed by the Office of the Registrar at Franciscan University. Please allow a few business days for processing.
  • Former students applying for a graduate program here at Franciscan University of Steubenville or who are applying for re-admittance to Franciscan do not need to request a Franciscan transcript
  • Expedited shipping may be available for an additional cost.
  • Financial holds will prevent transcripts from being sent. If you think you may have a financial hold, please contact Student Accounts before placing an order.
  • The status of an order can be monitored online in your Parchment account.

Ordering Your Transcript

  1. Visit Transcripts from Parchment
  2. Create an account if you do not already have one.
  3. Follow the instructions to complete your order.
Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers here: The Registrar Office’s Frequently Asked Questions

  • How does registration work for new students?
  • How do I withdraw from a course or from the University?
  • How do I move from being an online student to an on-ground student? (And vice versa.)
  • What is required for graduation?
  • How do I enter a full course? And how can I waive pre-requisites?
Sign the FERPA Form Online

The FERPA Form is available in The Port.