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Office of the Registrar Summit 2023

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Navigating a Changing Landscape

Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 8:00 a.m.

Mark your calendars!

The Office of the Registrar Summit mini conference is returning this fall with an abundance of new and exciting information to share with faculty and staff at the University of Utah. This year, the event theme is Navigating a Changing Landscape

This annual event is designed to help staff at the university connect with the Office of the Registrar and to learn about the services we provide to our campus. All current faculty and staff at the University of Utah are invited to attend.

Attendees can select from a variety of presentations covering topics of interest provided by Office of the Registrar staff. This in-person summit will provide opportunities to network with colleagues across campus, win prizes, and learn more about the Office of the Registrar.

If you would like to attend the Office of the Registrar Summit, please submit this form to save your spot and to receive updated information about the event. Please email for any questions. 

See you there!

Attending the 2023 Office of the Registrar Summit?

View and download the digital event booklet here: 

2023 Summit Booklet

Please note: Printed copies of the event booklet will not be provided.

Event at a Glance 

  • Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
  • Location: University Guest House
  • Theme: Navigating a Changing Landscape

Schedule of Events 

8:00 - 8:20 a.m. Event Check-In; Breakfast; Welcome Granite Ballroom
Time Session Alpine Room Granite Ballroom Bonneville Room
8:30 - 9:10 a.m. Session 1 Veteran Services; Athletic Eligibility  Registration and Records; Petitions Systems and Technology; Progress and Future Trends
9:20 - 10:00 a.m.  Session 2 Graduation; Transcripts and Verifications Scheduling Degree Audit; Transfer Articulation 
10:10 - 10:50 a.m. Session 3 Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); Campus Outreach  Registration and Records; Petitions Systems and Technology; Progress and Future Trends
11:00 - 11:40 a.m.  Session 4 Graduation; Transcripts and Verifications Scheduling Degree Audit; Transfer Articulation
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closing and Prize Drawing Granite Ballroom 


Session Descriptions

Degree Audit; Transfer Articulation 

  • Charting a Course Through the Winds of Change
    • Description: Degree Audit and Transfer Articulation are key factors in the success of our students. Please join us to learn about recent and upcoming changes impacting both these areas to better assist our students with their transfer and degree audit needs.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); Campus Outreach 

  • Staying on the Path: Compliance and Communication 
    • Description: Learn about the importance of student privacy and how the University of Utah complies with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and how the Office of the Registrar communicates important information to our students and campus partners. 

Graduation; Transcripts and Verifications 

  • Reaching the Destination
    • Description: Join us as we take a look at the graduation processes, and the tools that are available to help advisors assist each student navigate Graduation. Get a glimpse into the resources that are available to students through our Transcripts Division.

Registration and Records; Petitions 

  • Mapping Students' Milestones
    • Navigating deadlines, forms, petitions, and policies can be difficult! Come prepared to learn how to strategically chart a course through the registration timeline. We will review topics such as Leave of Absence requests, Recommendations for Change in Graduate Classification, and the late add process. There will also be material on the Petition for Consideration of Exception to Policy.


  • Steering the Schedule to Student Success 
    • Description: Calling all Schedulers!! In this session we will cover a number of topics ranging from high level strategy to tips and tricks for CLSS data entry. Come learn practical ideas for safe driving in a new landscape while aiding students in their progress toward degree completion.

Systems and Technology; Progress and Future Trends 

  • The Registrar's Office Road Map 
    • Description: Learn about where we’ve been and where we are going. The University Registrar and the Associate Registrar will provide information on accomplishments to-date and what’s on the horizon in terms of systems and technology. Attendees will gain knowledge of, and provide input regarding, the strategic priorities for the upcoming year.

Veteran Services; Athletic Eligibility 

  • Staying on Track: Veteran Services and Student Athlete Compliance 
    • Description: A brief overview of the GI Bill® for Student Veterans and compliance according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) for Student Athletes. 


As you arrive at the University Guest House, there are two locations available for you to park your vehicle free of charge. Please refer to the University Guest House parking map to know where you can/cannot park for the event. All attendees will need to enter via the Granite Ballroom entrance, located on the west side of the hotel. Those who park in the Officers Club lot can take the Glen Bridge, which leads onto the Guest House plaza, right outside the Granite building

  • Please note: The East portion of the Guest House lot is reserved for student parking, and the East entrance to the hotel is closed to the public.
  • Parking spaces are limited, so please consider carpooling, walking, or using public transportation. More information about alternate transportation methods can be found on the Commuter Services website.
Last Updated: 4/3/24