Below, please find answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the impact to our Registrar operations.   


Registrar’s Office Hours

Our offices remain operational.  We encourage students and alumni contact us via phone or email and to use online services to request transcripts, enrollment verifications and to access and submit forms via email.  Visit our website for operational hours and contact information.

Spring 2020 course delivery:

Effective March 16, 2020, all Yeshiva University classes will move to online instruction. Information about your classes will be found inside of Canvas.

Spring 2020 Pass/No-Credit (P/N) Policy

For the Spring 2020 semester, undergraduate students can elect to have a letter grade or a P/N grade recorded on their transcript. They can adopt either designation after they have seen their final semester grades. Information about the policy can be found here. Information on the procedure can be found here.

Student Responsibilities:

Students are responsible for fulfilling course requirements. If you feel that you cannot complete your course requirements, you should consult with your faculty person or your advisor. Using Canvas, Instructors will provide guidance on how to stay current with content, course assignments and exams.

Attendance:

What if I missed classes or cannot complete coursework due to illness, quarantine, travel or insufficient access to the required technology for online instruction?

Students should work with their faculty to determine the best method to make up for missed work.  If it is determined that a student cannot make up lost instruction, students should consult their advisors, the academic catalog and the deadlines on revised Academic Calendars for their School or Program.

Withdrawal from individual classes: Withdrawal deadlines may have been revised. Please visit your School or Program’s academic calendar for details.  Reminder: Withdrawal from classes may impact your progress toward graduation and your financial aid.

Academic Calendar/Deadlines:

Have any calendar dates or deadlines been changed?

Yes. Some dates and deadlines have been changed. Please review the academic calendar webpages to review the revised calendars.  This includes withdrawal dates and P/N dates.

Graduation Candidates:

Will I still be able to graduate?

Students who meet their requirements for graduation will have their degrees conferred in the term for which they applied for graduation.

Examination dates:

Undergraduate Exams:

Midterm exam dates can be found on the Undergraduate academic calendar.  Information about your classes will be found inside of Canvas.

Final Exams

Final exam dates can be found on the Undergraduate academic calendar.  Information about your classes will be found inside of Canvas.

Transcript Requests:

Beginning March 20, 2020, the Yeshiva University Offices of the Registrar will offer PDF transcript service through the National Student Clearinghouse for all transcript requests.  Paper transcript service is expected to return when YU returns to full, in-person operations.  We ask both requestors and recipients of our PDF transcripts to accept PDF official transcripts in lieu of paper transcripts at this time.

If a paper copy becomes necessary in the future, we will resend a complimentary, paper copy to all PDF recipients when our in-person operations resume.  Please email your Registrar’s office to obtain a copy.

At this time, we are unable to offer Rush or Paper transcript processing.  If you have any questions about Transcript processing or processing times, please consult our website.

Yeshiva University’s commitment to your academic progress:

Yeshiva University’s goal is to make sure that your academic work is completed and that any disruption will not disadvantage your future academic or professional progress.