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Registrar’s Office

Course Registration

Course registration is now done through EMPOWER.

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Mission of the Registrar’s Office

  • To support the Institute’s mission by providing efficient, effective, professional, and expedient services while striving to ensure the integrity, accuracy, consistency, objectivity, security and longevity of academic records.
  • To provide excellence in service within the constraints of federal law and university policy while striving to maintain fairness to all.
  • To create an environment on campus that encourages growth, participation, and performance.
  • To fully utilize available technological resources in order to implement improved and streamlined procedures.
  • To effectively communicate policies and procedures as they relate to our services which include: registration, transcripts, enrollment & degree verification, graduation clearance, maintenance of course data, student data stewardship and reporting.

What does the Registrar’s Office Do?

  • Manage and protect your academic record
  • Grade Entry/Grade Changes
  • Add/Drops/Withdrawals
  • Name Changes
  • Address Updates
  • Official registration for classes during a given semester
  • Transcripts
  • Enrollment Verifications/Certifications for past and current semesters
  • Health insurance
  • Loan Deferments
  • VA Benefit Enrollment Certification
  • Monitor and manage Student Academic Standing
  • Create/Update course schedule in University database
  • Issue required documentation for F-1 Student Visas

Contact Information:

Iman Riddick, Registrar and Assistant Dean

Location: Bently Hall, first floor

Address: Registrar’s Office
The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 462-2101
Fax: (571) 931-2010 

Hours: Mon-Fri 10:30am – 5:30pm

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