Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar is the official guardian of all permanent academic records for the University. Our mission is to give prompt, accurate, and appropriate service to students, parents, alumni, administrators, faculty, staff, Hampton University constituents, and to the public.

We coordinate and insure the proper flow of information from all constituents of the University in reference to the preparation for registration, scheduling of classes and academic resources, maintenance to the student record and clearing students for graduation.

These duties and services of the Registrar’s Office assists the University in achieving its mission of offering exemplary programs and opportunities which enable students, faculty, and staff to grow, develop, and contribute to society in a productive and useful manner.

The Office of the Registrar has launched a more convenient way to order transcripts online!

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Note: For accesss to the Change of Grade Form, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 757-728-6101.

Hampton University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, educational specialist, and doctorate. Hampton University also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Hampton University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

Hampton University follows the federal definition of the credit hour as described by the SACSCOC Credit Hours Policy Statement.

  1. Not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours out of class student work each week for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester or trimester hour of credit, or ten to twelve weeks for one quarter hour of credit, or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time, or
  2. At least an equivalent amount of work as required outlined in item 1 above for other academic activities as established by the institution including laboratory work, internships, practica, studio work, and other academic work leading to the award of credit hours.