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Office of the University Registrar

The Registrar’s Office is the steward of student academic records. We coordinate services in the areas of course information, course selection, grading, concentration declaration, degree progress, certification of enrollment and degrees awarded, administration of final doctoral examinations, and protection and release of academic records. In addition, we provide timely assistance and accurate information to university administrators, faculty and staff regarding the approval process and procedures for the development of new courses and programs, as well as for the implementation of changes to existing courses and programs.

Many student and faculty academic services are available on​line via the WebAdvisor application from your myFielding landing page. We strive to provide exceptional and efficient service and to continuously adapt business processes to anticipate and reflect curriculum and technology changes, while delivering high levels of student, alumni, administrator and fac​ulty satisfaction.

Questions?

registrar@fielding.edu (or) call: 805.898.4075

Registration Calendar

​Fielding Graduate University’s yearly academic schedule is comprised of three approximately 15-week long terms: Spring, Summer and Fall. There is a break between each term of two-three weeks. Some programs run shorter courses of about 12 weeks, or accelerated modules of 7 weeks in length.

Approximately two months in advance of each term, there is a month-long online registration period where students can utilize WebAdvisor to register for classes.

Term dates and WebAdvisor registration date are published in the University Master calendar.

For courses not utilizing WebAdvisor registration (e.g., dissertation research, independent study contracts, among others) the paperwork and registration forms for these courses can be received at any time and do not need to be received during the online registration period. The forms for those courses are available from the program-specific registration pages linked on your left.

How to Order Transcripts

An official transcript is the University’s certified statement of the student’s academic record and will cover all areas/levels (certificate, master’s, doctoral, post-graduate) of coursework taken at Fielding. Transcript orders are processed as received; if you need your transcript to show certain grades or a degree conferral, check your student record in WebAdvisor to make sure the content you need appears on your record before placing your order.

All transcript orders for Fielding Graduate University transcripts can be placed through our website at the National Student Clearinghouse:  Order Transcripts.
Our ordering service provides:

  • Attaching up to three documents to accompany an e-transcript (such as a job or scholarship application)
  • Automated e-transcript reminders to retrieve the transcript
  • Order status online tracking
  • Order status text alerts

Delivery options:

  • Electronic delivery (e-transcripts)
    a certified .PDF delivered version of your transcript that is retrieved from the National Student Clearinghouse website.
  • Traditional paper (sent by mail)
    printed on security sensitive paper with appropriate seals and signatures.

Transcript Fees

  • ​Electronic PDF delivery: $7 per email address
  • Paper transcript, regular USPS mail: $10 per destination/address
  • ​Paper transcript, rush/expedited delivery: $45 per destination/address
  • Paper transcript, hold for pick-up at Fielding: $5.25 per copy

You may pay for your transcript order with any major credit card. Your credit card is not charged until the transcript is sent. Order updates will be sent to you via email and, if you choose, text messages. You can also track your transcript order online.

The following is required to order a transcript online:

  • Major credit card
  • Email account
  • Signed consent

Holds

If you have a hold on your student record Fielding will not process your transcript request until it has been resolved. In the event you have a hold on your student record we will notify you and provide the contact information to resolve the hold.

Official transcripts cannot be distributed by fax.

A fax delivery would be a copy of the official transcript and is generally not accepted as an original or official document by the receiver.

How to Verify Transcripts

If you are a third party looking to verify transcripts, you may do so at the National Student Clearinghouse Verification Services.

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