Office of the Registrar

Faculty Newsletter 


Important Dates 

Classes begin:

Monday, January 13


Last Day to Add/Register ONLINE (including waitlists): 

Tuesday, January 21


Last Day to Register with Instructor Permission:  

Monday, January 27


Last Day to Drop without a "W" Grade: 

Tuesday, February 11


Last Day to Drop a Course:

Thursday, March 20 


Last Day of Classes:   

Thursday, April 24     


Last Day of NESAD Classes:    

Friday, April 25


Final Exams/Portfolio Week   

Saturday, April 26- Saturday, May 3 


Fall 2013 Grades Due:  

Monday, May 5 @ 5PM



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Spring 2014 Class Rosters

Real time class rosters are available online through MySuffolk. You can view students who are waitlisted or who have dropped or withdrawn from your course. Student rosters can be viewed with a student profile picture when accessing your account on campus.

To view your rosters:

  • Login to MySuffolk and chose the Faculty tab.
  • Select "Class Roster" from the left hand navigation.
  • Select term date of the roster (14/SP) and click submit.  
Students are not permitted to sit in a class if they are not officially enrolled.  If a student is missing from your roster please refer student to the Registrar's Office.


Course Add

  • Closed courses*
  • Prerequisites:  Faculty have a responsibility to follow departmental practices when overriding a course prerequisite and should consult with their Department Chairperson for any questions regarding these exceptions.  Procedures may vary across departments and/or courses depending on the prerequisites(s).  The Undergraduate Academic Advising Center can assist a faculty member with determining the validity of the student's specific request but will not make a final decision on access to the course.
Approvals can be given by signing an add/drop or late registration form or by sending an email to  If sending an approval email, the student needs to contact the Office of the Registrar to be added to the class.

*When overriding course capacities, it is important to refer to your waitlist to monitor enrollment and room capacities.


Add/Drop & WaitLists

Students have the ability to place themselves on a course waitlist during registration.  Once a student is give permission from the Registrar's Office to register for a waitlisted course, they must do so within 24 hours.  If they do not register, students lose their spot on the waitlist and the next student is given permission to register.


Tuesday, January 21 is the last day the registration system will allow students to add a course from a waitlist.  


As of Wednesday, January 22 students will need instructor

approval to add courses.


Monday, January 27 is the last day for add/drop and late registration.  

 Students may withdraw from a course without a grade of a W by Tuesday, February 11.


Track Last Date of Attendance

To be in compliance with the Department of Education, a last date of attendance is required for all students who stop attending a course.  Keep the last date of attendance on record for each student who stops attending class as it will be required for end of term grading.


Emailing the Registrar's Office

When communicating requests for registration overrides,  substitutions, graduation approvals and course section offerings, please use the below email accounts.  These email accounts expedite and manage requests in a more timely fashion. 

Prerequisite Exceptions & Overrides:
Substitutions, Graduation Approvals: 

Course Sections Offerings: 


FERPA (Family Education Rights & Privacy Act) 

In accordance with the provisions of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, Suffolk University has adopted the following regulations to protect student privacy rights.  Suffolk University shall consider as "Directory Information" subject to public disclosure the following items: name, email address, enrollment status, dates of attendance, major, minor, degrees, graduation honors, academic honors, awards received, degree date and student photos.

Any questions about FERPA should be directed to the Registrar's Office or visit here.


Office of the Registrar

41 Temple Street
Donahue Building 318

Boston, MA 02114

 (p) 617.573.8430  

(f) 617.573.8703

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Inside This Issue
Class Rosters
Add Information
Waitlist Information
Emailing Registrar's Office
Makeup Dates
Student Resources
Coming Soon

All CAS/SBS Monday Classes that begin 4:30PM or later and all MBA/MPA Monday Daytime Classes meet:


MLK Day Makeup:  

Friday, January 31


Presidents' Day Makeup:  

Friday, February 21


Patriots' Day Makeup:

Friday, April 18

Academic Catalogs 


Important Information & Helpful Resources

Students of Concern


Staff members in the Student Affairs Office are available to consult with faculty, staff, students and family members who may be concerned about a student for any reason. Click here for more information.

Disability Accommodations


If you have any questions about accommodating students with disabilities, visit the Office of Disability Services.


Coming Soon!


14/FA Advising begins

Monday, March 17.   



14/FA Registration begins

Monday, April 7.