The Office of the University Registrar at the University at Albany supports the instructional mission of the University and serves the needs of students, faculty, staff, alumni and other constituencies with whom it interacts. To this end, it promotes utilization of available technology to deliver services and information in an efficient and secure manner. The services of the Office of the University Registrar are provided in a caring, fair, respectful manner, adhering to the principles of professional practices and ethical standards enunciated by its professional organization, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).

The Office of the University Registrar safeguards the integrity of the institution’s academic records and degrees. It is the unit responsible for registration related activities, the University’s academic calendar, issuance of official transcripts, awarding of degrees and issuance of diplomas, the schedule of classes, managing academic space, grading, maintenance of degree audits, certification of enrollment and degrees, maintenance of student academic records, and the administration of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). The Registrar's Office assures that academic policy related to student records is carried out and communicated to all constituents. Records are maintained and released in accordance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies.

The Registrar's Office is located in the Campus Center, Room B-52. (518-442-5540).