Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar is an operating component of the Division of Enrollment Management. We are committed to Lamar University’s strategic priorities of student success by supporting the instructional and student progress endeavors through maintaining processes related to academic progress and academic records.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide high-quality services to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and other constituents. We accomplish our mission by striving towards excellence in all we do. It is our goal to present a welcoming environment to all those we come in contact with. We challenge ourselves to be efficient and effective by seeking out new and better ways of doing business.

Our principal responsibilities are to ensure the accuracy, integrity, and security of student data and academic records from registration services to conducting commencement ceremonies celebrating the academic accomplishments of Lamar University students.

Our Core Functions

  • Academic room scheduling; schedule of classes; course registration
  • Certify academic eligibility of student athletes
  • Graduation and Commencement
    • Provide the final degree review of undergraduates and graduates
    • Coordinates the distribution of undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate diplomas
    • Organizes and conducts commencement ceremonies
  • Maintain Academic Calendar, Comprehensive Catalog, and Course Directory
  • Manages degree audit system - DegreeWorks
    • Monitors students’ academic progress
    • Maintain accuracy of degree plans
    • Maintain general core requirements
  • Oversight and interpretation of academic records policies and establishment of related procedures
  • Oversight of compliance with FERPA
  • Registration
    • Add, drop, withdrawal courses
    • Change of majors, concentrations, minors
    • Manages student biographical and demographic information changes
    • Immunization records
  • Student Records Management and Maintenance
    • Imaging
    • Change Management
    • Security
  • Transcript Production
  • Verifications