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The Office of the Registrar provides for the scheduling of courses, distribution of transcripts, transfer of credits from other institutions, and fulfillment of graduation and degree requirements for future and current students.  The Office is responsible for enrollment, degree verifications. In conjunction with other seminary departments, the Office of the Registrar reports to accrediting and government agencies in compliance with the Federal financial assistance program authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. The completion of the surveys and reporting is mandated by 20 USC 1094, Section 487(a)(17) and 34 CFR 668.14(b)(19).

To Request a Transcript

To request that an official transcript be sent to you or another institution or employer, please follow the link below to our online transcript service:

The National Student Clearinghouse

You may also request transcripts by mail. Please fill out and sign the TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM with a $10.00 processing fee to:

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Registrar
100 East Wynnewood Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096

 For information on any of these topics or questions, please contact:

Todd Chiaravalloti
Registrar
(610) 785-6235
registrar@scs.edu

Transfer of Credits

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Academic Maximum Time Frames for Completing Degree Requirements

Students are expected to complete their program of study (degree) in the number of semesters indicated in the catalog. Transfer students will be placed in an appropriate semester on the basis of credits transferred. Such students will be expected to complete their degree according to the remaining semesters in their program plus one additional semester to allow for scheduling difficulties.

The maximum time frame for completing baccalaureate degree requirements is ten years for full-time students. Transfer credits earned at other institutions that are applicable to the student’s program of study will be considered in determining the student’s maximum time frame for program completion.

Master of Divinity Duration and Location

 In order to fulfill the demands of the Master of Divinity Degree Program within the context of the Theology Division’s four-fold program of Human Formation, Spiritual Formation, Intellectual Formation, and Pastoral Formation, a minimum of three academic years of full- time residential work or its equivalent is required (ninety-one semester credit hours).

Seminarians presenting acceptable transfer credits earned at another accredited institution must gain a majority of the total number of credits required for the Master of Divinity from Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary before such degree can be granted by Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. All Master of Divinity Degree Program courses are offered solely on the campus of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook.

Please refer to the Seminary Catalog for more details for the Transfer of Credit Policies for the College Seminary, Theology Seminary and School of Theological Studies.

Degree Verification

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary has contracted with the National Student Clearinghouse to provide degree verification services for our graduates via its DegreeVerify program.

Verification of an earned degree is usually requested by an educational institution, employer, financial lender, law enforcement agency, or the military and is available to current and former students.

Degree data is available for the College, Theology and Religious Studies Divisions beginning with degrees awarded in May 1972.

Students Requesting a Verification of Degrees

Verification of a degree may provide proof of enrollment, graduation, or other student-related information. It does not provide specific course information or grades, as found on an official transcript. Immediate verification of a degree is available on-line for a small fee or free of charge to all current and former students within five business days if ordered by mail from the Registrar’s Office.

Enrollment Verification

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary has contracted with the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment verification services for our students via its EnrollmentVerify program.

Verification of enrollment is usually requested by a student’s financial lender, insurance company, or sponsor and is available to current and former students. Users also include companies such as credit issuers, employment agencies, travel companies, and others.

Enrollment data is available for the College and Theology Divisions from the Fall 1996 semester and for the Religious Studies Division from the Spring 2003 semester.

Employers, Background Screening Firms and other Companies Seeking Verification of Student Enrollment:
Contact The National Student Clearinghouse directly at: http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/

Phone: (703) 742-4200
Fax: (703) 742-4239
E-Mail: service@studentclearinghouse.org

Students Requesting a Verification of Enrollment:
Verification of enrollment may provide proof of enrollment, graduation, student status, or other student-related information. It does not provide specific course information or grades, as found on an official transcript. To request an enrollment verification contact the Registrar’s Office at registrar@scs.edu.

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