Frequently Asked Questions
ADDING & DROPPING CLASSES
How do I add/drop a course?
How do I audit a course?
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
How do I change the address on my file?
How do I cross-register for courses?
Am I in good standing?
What do I do if…?
A grade is missing from my transcript?
An incorrect grade was recorded?
Am I ready to graduate?
If I do not complete my minor can I graduate?
LEAVE OF ABSENCES
How can I apply for a leave of absence?
MAJOR/MINOR CHANGE OR DECLARATION
When can I change my major?
What is my pin number?
How do I change my pin number?
What do I do if my pin number is disabled?
How do I web/early register?
REINSTATEMENT/READMISSION TO COLLEGE
How can I be reinstated/readmitted follow a withdrawal or leave?
REPEATING A COURSE
How are my repeated course hours counted in my GPA?
How do I apply for summer school?
How do I request a transcript?
How do I request a verification letter?
WITHDRAWAL FROM CLASS
How do I withdraw from a class?
WITHDRAWAL FROM COLLEGE
How do I withdraw from Morehouse?
Why should I complete a withdrawal form?
Dropping and Adding Courses During Registration
Students may drop and/add courses or change sections (during the period specified in the academic calendar) by picking up and completing a drop/add form from the Records and Registration office.
Please Note: Signatures of your department chair and course instructor are required.
Students may audit courses after receiving permission from the Academic Dean and the Department Chair. Full-time and Part-time students may audit a course all students are required to pay the established fee per credit hour. Contact the Office of Student Accounts at (404) 681-2800 ext. 2649.
Changing your Address
A student may complete and submit a change of address form directly to the Records and Registration Office, or, he may change his address online.
Please Note: If there are no changes, the Office of Records and Registration will continue to use the current address (es) on file.
Changing your Address on the Web
From the Student Menu:
- Click on PERSONAL INFORMATION
- Click on UPDATE ADDRESS(ES) AND PHONE(S) – please view, if OK exit
- Click on CURRENT to make changes to the address type you chose
- Select TYPE ADDRESS to insert
Note : (1) The pound sign [#] is NOT to be used in any data field, (2) punctuation is not used in any data field except prefix and suffix fields, (3) all data entered into a data field should be typed using title case using standard capitalization rule, (4) never use all upper or all lowercase letters.
The Atlanta University Center (AUC) has operated a program of cross-registration for over half a century. This has provided expanded academic opportunities comparable to the offerings of a major university. Please click on Academic Policies to access the following guidelines govern the AUC Cross- Registration Program.
In order to maintain good standing students must:
- Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 “C”
- Earn the minimum number of credit hours required for his academic classification;
- Earn a minimum cumulative GPA with an average of 2.0 or “C” in major and cognate courses;
- Abide by the student code of conduct;
- Honor all financial obligations to the College.
If a grade is:
- missing from your transcript
- recorded incorrectly on your transcript or
- recorded as an Incomplete “I”
Contact your instructor to find out why and have him/her submit the grade to the Records and Registration Office.
1) Unsatisfactory attendance, outstanding assignments, tests; exams and other discrepancies will affect your grade.
2) Please be sure also to honor all arrangements made with your instructors to ensure that your correct grade will be submitted.
3) The Records and Registration Office will not be held accountable for grades that have not been received by our office.
4) If you have already contacted your instructor and he/she still hasn’t turned your grade in stop by the Records and Registration Office and speak with a Specialist.
To be awarded a degree from Morehouse College , students must:
- Be in good standing at the College;
- Complete a minimum of 120 credit hours;
- Complete requirements of the General Education Program, including the First Year's of Freshman Orientation Program and Sophomore Assembly; etc.
- Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in major courses;
- Earn a grade of "C" or higher in English Composition;
- Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in cognate classes;
- Fulfill all College and departmental assessment requirements;
- Complete the senior year at the College (Courses may be taken within the Atlanta University Center and the University of Georgia, or other programs and schools approved by the Academic Dean);
- Fulfill all financial obligations to the College
Graduation and minor completion
If I do not complete my minor can I graduate?
Yes. If you are unable to complete all the requirements for your minor you can still graduate providing you have satisfactory completed all your general education and major requirements and have a minimum of 120 hours.
Leave of Absences
A continuing student in good standing without outstanding financial obligations to Morehouse may apply for a leave of absence. He may file a petition for a leave of absence by securing the appropriate form from the Records Office and by obtaining the required signatures.
A leave of absence is granted for a period not to exceed two consecutive semesters.
A student who is on a leave of absence will be eligible to resume his studies at the end of his leave. He must notify the Records Office in writing by April 1 for fall registration and by October 1 for spring registration. If he fails to do so or does not apply for an extension of the leave he will be considered withdrawn from the College and must reapply through the regular admission procedure.
Note: A student who voluntarily elects to leave the College in good standing is eligible for reinstatement within a maximum of 10 years.
Major/Minor Changes or Declaration
A student wishing to change or declare his major or minor may do so only during the early registration period each semester by securing and completing a major/minor declaration form at the Records and Registration Office.
If you have not changed your Personal Identification Number (PIN) it would still be the default number. To change your PIN, simply log on to Banner Web and follow the instructions there. There is a security feature that disables your PIN if you log on unsuccessfully more than three times. To enable your PIN you must contact the Records Office by emailing Tigernet@morehouse.edu.
Instructions for online preregistration are as follows:
- Go to www.morehouse.edu
- Click on TigerNet
- In the box labeled User ID, type in your ID number
- In the box labeled Password, type in your Password
- Go to Banner Web
- Select Login to Secure Area
- Go to Student Services and Financial Aid
- Select Registration
- Select Term/Semester
- Go to Add/Drop Classes
- Enter the five-digit CRN numbers for all of your courses
- Select Submit Changes
- If you are successfully registered, a message of Web Registered will appear to far right of each course
- If the class you are selecting is closed, please make another selection
- Once you have successfully registered in all of your courses, print 2 (two) copies of your schedule, one for your academic advisor, one for your own records.
Readmission to College – Following a Withdrawal/Leave of Absence
Students who are in good standing and who have withdrawn from the College are eligible to apply for readmission to Morehouse by picking up and completing the appropriate form from the Admissions Office.
Please Note: Readmission to the College is not guaranteed.
Students with an approved leave of absence will be entitled to re-enroll at the end of the period of leave. When ready to return to the College, he must notify the Records Office in writing by April 1 (for Fall semester), or October 1 (for spring semester). If he fails to do so or does not apply for an extension of the leave, he will be considered to withdrawn and must reapply through the regular admission procedure.
Repeating a Course
When students repeat a course, the credit hours earned the first time will be deducted from the total number of graduation hours earned (Earned Hours). The hours attempted and the quality points earned the first time the student completed the course will remain and be calculated as part of the cumulative GPA.
Summer School Guidelines
Morehouse does conduct a summer school session. Students wishing to earn credit toward graduation requirements through summer study may take summer school courses at an accredited institution if they satisfy the following requirements:
- Submit an off-campus approval form to the Records Office before taking the specified classes.
- Be in good standing
- Attend an accredited college or university for summer school
- Receive advance written approval for all summer courses from the chair of his major department and the chairs of corresponding departments for courses outside the major
- Earn no more than sixteen (9) semester hours toward graduation requirements through summer study during his enrollment at Morehouse.
- Summer study approval and/or attendance will not preclude academic probation or academic dismissal
- Summer study will not affect a student's grade point average or academic standing for the academic year in which summer courses are completed
- All grades received for summer school coursework will be credited toward your Morehouse degree without exception
All transcript requests MUST be submitted by walk-in or in writing and bear the student’s signature
Students may obtain verification letters for insurance, scholarships, loans, education, good standing, or graduation. They can do this by completing a verification of enrollment form and submitting it to the Records Office. Please allow a turnaround time of two to three business days.
Please Note: If a verification letter is not picked up, it will be discarded after 10 days.
Withdrawal from a Class
To withdraw from class, students must:
- Withdraw via TigerNet or Pick up and complete a withdrawal form from the Records Office
- Consult his academic advisor
- Obtain the appropriate signatures
- Submit your request before the appropriate deadlines
Students may withdraw from a course with a grade of "W" by the published November (fall semester) and March (spring semester) deadlines. After the these deadlines, a student who withdraws from a course will receive a grade of "F" (See Academic Calendar for Deadlines) Students who cross register at another institution must abide by the course withdrawal policy of that institution.
Withdrawal from College
Students wishing to withdraw from the College must secure and complete a withdrawal from College form, get the necessary signatures, and return the form to the Records and Registration Office. Students are entitled to withdraw from Morehouse providing they are in good standing and have arranged with the business office to discharge outstanding financial obligations in a manner satisfactory to the College.