The Office of the Registrar is responsible for maintaining the integrity of Elon’s institutional academic records. As such, it serves as the main resource for important tasks such as ordering transcripts, verifying degree and enrollment, and ensuring confidentiality and student rights related to your educational record.
Elon University offers two types of transcripts: Academic Transcript and Visual Experiences Transcript. The Academic Transcript provides all the details of the student’s academic record (degree, date degree conferred, areas of study, courses sorted by term, grades, term GPA and cumulative GPA). The Elon Visual EXP Transcript provides a visual infographic of the student’s Co-Curricular Elon Experiences: Global Education, Internship, Leadership, Research and Service.
Degree & Enrollment Certification
Elon University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree and enrollment verification. We require that employers and background screening firms contact the Clearinghouse for this information. Student’s may obtain their own certification of enrollment.
Upon graduation, all students receive a paper diploma. This paper diploma is an official document issued by Elon, however, it should not be used as a validation of a student’s degree. A replacement paper diploma may be ordered online. Students can also request an official Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma). This diploma provides the details of a student’s degree, including conferral date and a unique number (CeDiD) displayed top left of the document. The CeDiploma can be independently validated through the Elon University website by future employers, State Government Licensing Agencies and any other entity that wishes to validate the diploma.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records.
Official Academic Credentials
Official Elon academic credentials include official transcripts, paper diploma, official Certified Electronic Diploma (CeDiploma) and certification of enrollment.
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Elon’s Office of the Registrar follows the recommendations of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers when setting guidelines for the retention and disposal of student records.
School of Record
Elon University serves as the School of Record for Accademia Europea di Firenze (AEF) in Florence, Italy.