About the registrar's office

The mission of the Office of the Registrar at the University of Texas at Austin is to create, maintain, certify, and protect University records of courses, degrees, and students. To meet that mission, we express below our vision and values, the key components of our work, our most recent progress -- and the goals we've identified for the future.

Our vision

The Office of the Registrar strives to

  • recognize the importance of each person we serve,
  • hold the trust and confidence of students, faculty, and staff for our quality of work, collaborative solutions, and administrative foresight,
  • care for our employees by promoting a friendly and stimulating office environment with opportunities for professional development, and
  • earn national respect for excellence in academic services and our use of technology to benefit our campus and the higher education community.

Our values

The Office of the Registrar emphasizes

  • accuracy, to maintain exceptional quality in our records and processes;
  • integrity, to demand responsibility, confidentiality, and honesty in our work;
  • customer service, to help people in a timely and caring way;
  • communication, to share expertise and listen to our clients and each other; and
  • teamwork, to foster a collaborative work environment and coordinate the intricacies of our collective mission.

Our work

The core functions of the Office of the Registrar include

  • Campus Support Activities
  • Catalog Production
  • Certification of Athletic Eligibility
  • Course Inventory Administration
  • Course Scheduling
  • Degree Audit
  • Diploma Services
  • Document Management
  • Enrollment Certification
  • Final Exams
  • Research and Assessment
  • Registration
  • Room Scheduling
  • Student Academic Records
  • Training
  • Transcript Services
  • University Academic Calendar
  • Veteran Certification

Our progress

To learn about the progress we've made in our collaborative efforts and strategic initiatives, download our 2013-2014 Annual Report (2.4MB, 13 page PDF).

Previous reports are also available:
2012-2013 annual report, 2011-2012 annual report, 2010-2011 annual report or 2009-2010 annual report.

Our plans

We've set officewide goals and initiatives through 2017. Get the full details in our 2014-2017 Strategic Plan (2.9MB, 22 page PDF). We suggest using Adobe Reader to view our pdfs.