Fall 2017 Important Information

Welcome to Eastern Connecticut State University for the fall 2017 semester. Much of the information contained in this notice is located on the Office of the Registrar’s website. We recommend that you follow either the office’s Facebook page and/or Twitter page in order for you to be notified of all important updates, reminders, and deadlines to help ensure academic success.

Process to Obtain Official Transcripts:
Eastern offers the ability to obtain official transcripts in an electronic format (eTranscript). Current and former students can request official eTranscripts to be sent to other educational institutions, potential employers, or any other place of choosing. In order to request your transcript, log into eWeb, navigate to Student Services – Student Records – Request Official Transcript. If you do not remember your Eastern ID number or PIN, please use the online help information available on the eWeb sign-in screen. While both eTranscript and paper transcripts can be requested using eWeb, requesting an eTranscript is the most efficient way to obtain your record and most requests will be processed within 24 hours.
Additional information can be found on the following web page:
http://www.easternct.edu/registrar/forms/transcript-requests/

Releasing Education Record Information:
You may, at your discretion, grant the University permission to release information about your student records to a named third party by adding them as a FERPA Privacy Waiver Designee. You may add, edit or remove a FERPA Privacy Waiver Designee using eWeb:

1.    Log in to eWeb
2.    Select Personal Information
3.    Select View/Update FERPA Privacy Waiver Designee(s)
4.    Follow the instructions provided to add, edit or remove a FERPA Privacy Waiver Designee.

Annual Notice of Rights Under FERPA:
Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) – Eastern Connecticut State University is required to annually notify students in attendance of their FERPA rights. The annual notice is located on the Registrar’s website where you will also find additional information regarding FERPA as well as applicable forms.

Policies, Procedures and Deadline Information:
Do you know the last day you can drop a class? Do you know when the deadline is to apply for August and December graduation? See the following page on the Registrar Office website for all of the important deadlines for the fall 2017 semester. Follow the Facebook page and/or Twitter page for reminders.

Service Members Opportunity College (SOC):
Are you an active duty Armed Forces Servicemember concerned about being transferred? Eastern is a Servicemembers Opportunity College (SOC). If you are in the Navy or the Coast Guard and sign the SOCNAV or SOCCOAST agreement, you will be able to complete your Eastern degree wherever you are stationed. Family members are also eligible. You must be able to complete a minimum of 30 credits at Eastern. Please call 860-445-0333 for details.

Public Information:
In accordance with Public Act 90-259, statistics on campus crime for the previous calendar year are available on request by contacting the Department of Public Safety.

Voter Registration:
In accordance with Federal Law Section 48a(b) of H.R. 6 Higher Education Amendments of 1998, Mail-in voter registration cards are available at the Support Services Center, Student Center and Library.