Registrar's Office

Important Information

The Registrar's Office is the official record-keeper of the University. They also register students for class, award credits for transfer or correspondence courses, and help students plan for graduation.

Transfer students should contact the Admissions Office at 479.524.7157 and current students may contact the Registrar's Office at 479.524.7158 for additional information.

Important Information


  • Traditional Undergrad

Academic Planning Video
Steps for academic planning registration

Last Day to Add a course:  Wednesday, September 5, 2018

How to add a class

Last Day to Drop a course:  Friday, October 19, 2018

        How to drop a class

  • JBU Online

Registration Instructions

Last Day to add a Summer course: Sunday, April 29, 2018
Last Day to drop a Summer A course:  Friday, May 25, 2018

Last Day to drop a Summer B course: Friday, July 20, 2018.


During the first week of class you can drop a class online.

How to drop a course 

After the first week of class or if you want to drop all of your classes contact your advisor.

  • Graduate School 

Registration Instructions
Last Day to add a Summer course: Sunday, April 19, 2018  (late fee charged April 16-29)
Last Day to drop a 14 week course: Friday, July 11, 2018
Last Day to drop a Summer A course: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Last day to drop Summer B course: Monday, July 30, 2018.

To drop a course contact:

Counseling – Marena Harmon
Business – Wendy Bailey
Education – Michelle Willis
Higher Education – Missy Swyers

  • Need to order a transcript?

           Transcript Requests

  • Need information on CLEP or AP Tests?

            Clep & AP Test Information

  • Need to change your major or minor?

           Email Crystal Harms at

  • Need to change your academic catalog?

            Change of Catalog Form

  • Need information on transferring in credit?

            Transfer Policy

  • Need to change your home address/name/social security number?

In order for John Brown University to maintain accurate records, and for you to receive important and timely information from us, it is imperative that your address be correct in our system. In order to do that, you must notify the Registrar's Office of any name/address changes (if you move, your address changes, you change your name, or you find that your name/address is incorrect in our system) as soon as possible. 

You may pick up and submit a change of Name/Address/Social Security# form at the Registrar's Office/online at email  If you email please provide previous address along with current address.  (Also, it is recommended that you file a change of address with your local U.S. Post Office.)  For change of name, please provide a copy of a divorce or marriage certificate, driver's license, or Social Security card.  For change of Social Security Number, Social Security card is required.



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