Enrollment Management and the Office of the Registrar is in the process of migrating primary forms to our new Registrar Electronic Services Catalog. This will allow for more timely and accurate processing of your requests.
All Academic Central, Directory Updates/ Verification Requests, and Registration Central forms can be found via the "Registrar Electronic Services Catalog" button below.
Forms may be submitted in person or by fax to the Winston-Salem State University Office of the Registrar. The cost of a service is shown on the form.
Requests should be completed fully, signed and dated. You are responsible for submitting all requests on or before the deadline. Request processing requires a 2-3 business days, unless otherwise stated on the form.
Academic Forgiveness is the process by which previously enrolled students may seek to remove the negative impact of unsatisfactory grades earned at WSSU. Academic Forgiveness (granted only once) may be requested by students returning to WSSU after an absence of three (3) or more consecutive calendar years. Before completing this form, you are required to meet with an advisor in the college/school discipline to demonstrate full understanding of this policy and to develop a plan for academic improvement. The policy for Academic Forgiveness is outlined on the bottom of the form and decisions CANNOT BE APPEALED. For more information, view the Academic Policies.
If a student needs to formally change their legal name with the University, the following authorization form needs to be completed. Be sure to provide the necessary supporting documentation (i.e. Marriage certificate, court order, etc.)
Curriculum Adjustment Form for General Education Course Substitutions and Waivers (must be approved by the appropriate class dean).
Form: Curriculum Adjustment
Students requesting a transfer from an institution to Winston-Salem State University OR requesting to transfer from Winston-Salem State University to another institution should have this form completed by the appropriate parties.
Form: Deans Certification Form
Winston-Salem State University diplomas and certificates will be issued and posted on transcripts only after all graduation requirements have been met. This includes clearing any outstanding balance, library fine and/or parking fine.
- One complimentary copy of your transcript will be sent to you when your degree is posted.
- Graduates must report any errors on their diploma within thirty days of receiving the diploma. If
errors are not reported within this timeframe, graduates will be charged a replacement fee (see
- You may order a replacement diploma by submitting a Diploma Reprint Form to the Office of the
Registrar. The fee is $22 per replacement diploma. Personal checks will not be accepted.
Fees may be paid by cash in person or by money order payable to:
Winston-Salem State University
Office of the Registrar
202 Thompson Center
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
Form: Diploma Reprint Request
In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment), Winston-Salem State University is not permitted to release any academic or disciplinary information to other parties (such as parents/legal guardians) without the student’s consent. This policy covers all records maintained at Winston-Salem State University and applies to any student who has completed the registration process at any time. For more information, please reference the Winston-Salem State University Policy on Release of Student Information. Any student wishing to allow access to this information must complete the following form a Release of Academic Disciplinary Information form.
Form: FERPA Release Form
When you apply to the Office of Admissions, your initial residency determination is based on the information you provide on your application. If you were born in North Carolina and have lived in the state all your life, you will undeniably be automatically classified as a North Carolina resident. If you are classified as an out-of-state resident and feel that you are a North Carolina resident, you may complete the application for NC residency reclassification. Be sure to adhere to all deadlines for submitting your application.
Application: NC Residency Determination Service
More information may be found at Residency for the Purpose of Determining Tuition.
To request a copy of your official transcript, complete a Transcript Request form. The cost is $5.00 per transcript. Personal checks will not be accepted. Any questions regarding transcripts can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Form: Transcript Request
Is there an error with your Social Security number on your documented records? Fill out the following form to have this information corrected. Be sure to bring in proof of the correct Social Security information to the Office of the Registrar.