Office of Registration and Records

Welcome to the Office of Registration and Records

Ready to make your academic journey smoother? We’re here to assist you every step of the way, whether you’re a student, faculty member, parent or alumni.

Our Services:

  • Course Registration Assistance – Have questions about planning and registering on Self-Service? Check out our Student Guide.
  • Course Schedule – Won­­­­­dering what’s next? We compiled the course schedule so you can plan ahead.
  • Transcript Requests – We’ve got you covered. Start your order here.
  • Registration & Records Calendar – Stay updated with the latest calendar and never miss an important deadline again.
  • Elmhurst University Catalog – Explore University degree requirements, courses, policies and more.
  • Graduation – Applying for Graduation couldn’t be easier:
    • Initial Application – Begin your journey by applying for graduation through our Self-Service portal.
    • Refiling Process – Need to make changes? Simply submit a service ticket via the myElmhurst Portal for the refile process.
    • Commencement Ceremony – Let’s celebrate your achievements together. Visit our Commencement page for ceremony information and updates.

If you have any questions about our services, please send us an email at We’re excited to help you reach your academic goals!


My Progress is the same as your Degree Audit. To view My Progress:

  • Academics > Student Planning > My Progress

General information: Progress, Total Credits, Total Credits from this School, GPA, etc.

Lists the requirements for: Areas of Knowledge,  Developmental Experiences, Proficiencies,  Skill/Value Tagged Courses, Majors, Minors, etc.

All students are assigned a time assignment each semester, even if the student is graduating. Time assignments are based on credits completed; therefore, the semester that the student is currently enrolled in does not count toward this. Time assignments may not be changed or switched. On the day and time of your assignment, students can begin registering.

  • Business hold: This will prevent you from adding and dropping courses. You will need to contact the Office of Student Financial Services to get the hold resolved.
  • Adviser hold: This will prevent you from adding and dropping courses yourself. You will need adviser approval to do so. Contact your adviser via email and then forward their permission to Make sure to include your name and eNumber.

You can enter a closed course with instructor permission. You will need to contact the instructor via email asking permission to be enrolled in the closed course. If they approve you can forward that email to and we will register you. Make sure to include your name and eNumber.

When you go to add the course on Self Service, you will notice a message in yellow that states what courses must be completed prior to taking this course, meaning that you are unable to take the course until you have completed the prerequisites.

If You are Currently in a Prerequisite Course

If you are currently in the prerequisite course, please fill out the add/drop form and make a note at the bottom that you are currently in the prerequisite.

If Your Instructor Overrides a Prerequisite

If you have not completed the prerequisite course but the instructor gives you permission to be added to the course, the Registration and Records Office will register you. If they gave permission via email, forward that email to If they filled out a prerequisite exception form, you can scan and email it to or bring it into the Registration and Records Office.

This must be done through the course instructor. Please contact and coordinate with them to begin the process.


Start with the Weigand Center for Professional Excellence (WCPE) to begin your internship process. They will then provide you with the internship registration form.

All midyear graduates will get the same information about the ceremony sent to them during the first months of the Spring Term.

They will place their cap and gown orders then and RSVP.

Please be sure to continue checking your Elmhurst University email and the Commencement webpage for these updates.

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