Our mission is to provide exceptional, student-centered service, delivered with integrity and care, to make life easier for the GSU community.
TEMPORARY POLICY ADJUSTMENTS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
FAQ and Quick Guide regarding the temporary policy adjustments in response to
COVID-19 (Withdrawal, Pass/No Credit, Incomplete), please click here.
If there are questions
regarding the information found in the FAQ and Quick Guide, students are
encouraged to reach out to their Academic Advisor and/or the Office of the
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Governors State University has
been monitoring the evolving outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and
has decided to take the following precautionary measures. The University’s
first and foremost concern is safety of all individuals.
The Office of the Registrar team is primarily working remotely Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
office representatives are still available via phone or email at this
time. We are available to assist you questions or concerns at
RegOffice@govst.edu or 708.534.4500. Please note that email is the
preferred method of contact. Our phones are currently routed to
voicemail; however, please leave a message and one of our Office of the
Registrar representatives will call back to assist you.
The Office of the Registrar is also offering on-campus hours in a limited capacity. On-campus hours are as follows:
- Monday - Wednesday: 8:30am to 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:30am to 6:30pm
Please note that a proper face covering must be worn when visiting the Office of the Registrar.
Precautionary measures have also been put into place including clear shields, 6ft. distancing, sanitation stations, and signage.
Forms will not be directly handled by Office of the Registrar representatives. Drop boxes and trays are available for completed forms.
At this time, pick-up services (transcripts, diplomas, forms completed by Office of the Registrar staff, etc.) are currently unavailable. Items may be scanned/emailed or mailed, depending on the document type.
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NEED TO REGISTER?
For a step-by-step tutorial on how to register for courses through your student portal, click here.
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2020-2021
Our office will be closed on the following days:
- Monday, September 7, 2020 - Labor Day
- Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - General Election Day
- Thursday, November 26, 2020 - Thanksgiving Holiday
- Friday, November
27, 2020 - Thanksgiving Holiday
- Thursday, December
24, 2020 - Christmas Eve
December 25, 2020 - Christmas Day
- Monday, December
28, 2020 - WINTER CLOSURE*
- Tuesday, December
29, 2020 - WINTER CLOSURE*
- Wednesday, December
30, 2020 - WINTER CLOSURE*
- Thursday, December
31, 2020 - New Year’s Eve
- Friday, January
1, 2021 - New Year’s Day
- Monday, January 18, 2021 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Monday, February
15, 2021 - President’s Day
- Monday, May 31,
2021 - Memorial Day
- Monday, July 5,
2020 - Independence Day (observed)
Check this page for the class schedule, registration priority schedule and registration tutorials.
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Transcripts are ordered online. Our office now offers secured electronic (pdf) delivery. Learn More »
Commencement is a formal ceremony celebrating the accomplishments of graduates and candidates for graduation. Read More »
Student Information Change Forms
Click here for forms to update your student information in our database.
Enrollment and Degree Verification
Governors State University uses the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications on behalf of the university.
Loan or insurance companies, as well as any other third party, should contact the National Student Clearinghouse directly for verification of your enrollment or degree at https://nscverifications.org/ or 703.742.4200.
Using the National Student Clearinghouse is the quickest way for lenders to verify enrollment at GSU.
The GSU academic calendar is a tool to be used for planning important dates during the semester or term. It begins each year with the fall semester and contains:
- Start and end dates of a semester or term
- Holidays and breaks
- Registration deadlines
- Grading deadlines
A more detailed admitted student calendar is available in the MyGSU student portal.
FERPA deals with your rights and the release of your educational record. Read More »
Office Hours and Contact Info
If you need help or have questions, please feel free to contact us »
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.