Office of the Registrar

SERVICES & RESOURCES
Add or Drop a Class

To drop or add a class before the semester:

  • Discuss your desired changes with your advisor.
  • Make sure the classes fit together without conflict.
  • Your advisor must email Kristin Eaton the class registration number and section number (example: ENG 101 English Comp I section 4) and whether to drop or add the course.
  • Please check your schedule on SelfService to ensure the correct changes have been made.

To drop/add a class during the semester:

  • Check the dates on the academic calendar for drop/add dates/deadlines.
  • Pick up drop/add forms at the Faculty Office in Pickett 107
  • Meet with your advisor to complete the forms
  • Make sure the classes fit together without conflict.
  • Deposit signed drop/add forms in the box at the Faculty Office in Pickett Hall 107
  • Please allow 7-10 days for processing your schedule
  • Please check your schedule on SelfService to ensure that your schedule is correct.

Please note: If you have a hold on your account due to a financial obligation to the college or a disciplinary hold, drop/adds will not be processed until the hold is removed.

Change Advisor
Students who have received permission from the dean of their division are able to change advisors by completing this form. Be sure to get all signatures – the completed form should be returned to the registrar’s office.
Change of Address
Please complete this Change of Address Form and return it to the registrar’s office.
Change/Add Program or Minor

Complete the appropriate form and return it to the Registrar’s office:

Be sure to get the proper signatures!

College Catalog
Click here to access the current and archived college catalogs.
Emergency Contact/NY Alert
To enroll or update your information, please complete this Emergency Contact/NY Alert form and return it to the registrar’s office.
Enroll in a Class

During Pre-Registration

  • Check the dates on the academic calendar for Pre-Registration dates/deadlines.
  • Login to your SelfService account. Review your unofficial transcript and program requirements of your plan sheet.
  • Meet with your advisor to complete pre-registration forms.
  • Deposit completed form in box at the Faculty Office, Pickett Hall 107, or bring to the Registrar’s Office in Admin 113.
  • Please allow 7-10 days for processing.

Please note: If you have a hold on your account due to a financial obligation to the college or a disciplinary hold, your pre-registration form will not be processed until the hold is removed. After Pre-Registration

  • Login to your SelfService account. Review your unofficial transcript and program requirements of your plan sheet.
  • Meet with your advisor to complete form.
  • Bring signed form to the Registrar’s Office in Admin 113.
  • Please allow 7-10 days for processing.

Please note: If you have a hold on your account due to a financial obligation to the college or a disciplinary hold, your pre-registration form will not be processed until the hold is removed.

Enrollment Verification

To receive an enrollment certification/verification report:

  1. Fill out the enrollment verification form.
  2. Fax to (518) 327-6951 or mail to Registrar’s Office, P.O. Box 265, Paul Smiths, NY 12970
Please allow 5-7 days for processing.
FERPA Educational Records Release
Please complete this FERPA Educational Records Release form and return it to the registrar’s office.
General Education Index
Click here for a list of General Education courses currently available.
Independent Study
Read eligibility requirements and complete the independent study form. Be sure to get the proper signatures – the completed form should be submitted to the registrar’s office.
Program Planning Sheets
Click here for detailed planning sheets for bachelors degrees, associates degrees and minor programs..
Return to College
To seek readmission to Paul Smith’s College, please complete this readmission application form and return it to the registrar’s office.
Transfer Credits

New Students Students entering Paul Smith’s College must send official transcripts from any previous institution to: Paul Smith’s College Admissions Office P.O. Box 265 Paul Smiths, NY 12970

Current Students Paul Smith’s students interested in taking a course at another institution and transferring credit back to Paul Smith’s must get approval from the Registrar’s Office before taking the class. If approved, an official transcript from the institution must be sent to the Registrar’s Office after the course is completed. Only courses in which a student achieves a C- or better are eligible to be transferred.

Former Students Students wanting to complete a degree who have left Paul Smith’s College and taken courses elsewhere may transfer up to nine credits back to Paul Smith’s College after their last semester in attendance. Any of these students wishing to transfer back more than nine credits must appeal to the Academic Standards Committee, care of the Registrar’s Office.

VA Benefits Certification

Before Paul Smith’s College can certify your attendance to the Veterans’ Administration, you must first apply to the VA for your benefits.

  • Apply online for VA benefits.
  • Wait to receive a letter from the VA confirming your eligibility for VA educational benefits.
  • Submit a copy of your benefits letter to the registrar’s office.
Withdrawing from College

If you want to withdraw from Paul Smith’s College during the semester or you decide not to return for the next semester, please contact Courtney Bringley, director of the Academic Success Center, at (518) 327-6059 or visit the center’s office at Library 204.

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Registrar's Office
Phelps Smith Administration Building Room 113
Paul Smiths NY, 12970
(518) 327-6231
(518) 327-6951 FAX
EMAIL
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.