Our Mission

The mission of the Office of the University Registrar is to create, maintain, certify, and protect University records of courses, degrees, and students.

Our Vision

The Office of the University Registrar at Kentucky State University strives to:

  • Recognize the importance of each person we serve.
  • Hold the trust and confidence of students, faculty, and staff for our quality of work, collaborative solutions, and administrative foresight.
  • Care for employees by promoting a friendly and stimulating office environment with opportunities for professional development.
  • Earn national respect for excellence in academic services and the use of technology that benefits our campus and the higher education community.

Our Values

The Office of the University Registrar emphasizes:

  • Accuracy, to maintain exceptional quality in our records and processes.
  • Integrity, to demand responsibility, confidentiality, and honesty in our work.
  • Customer service, to help people in a timely and caring way.
  • Communication, to share expertise and listen to our clients and each other.
  • Teamwork, to foster a collaborative work environment in order to coordinate the intricacies of our collective mission.

Our Core Functions

The core functions of the Office of the University Registrar include:

  • Catalog Production
  • Certification of Athletic Eligibility
  • Course Inventory Administration
  • Course Scheduling
  • Degree Audit
  • Diploma Services
  • Document Management
  • Enrollment Certification
  • Final Exams
  • Research and Assessment
  • Registration
  • Room Scheduling
  • Student Academic Records
  • Transcript Services
  • University Academic Calendar
  • Veteran Certification

The Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services’ Mission

The Office of the University Registrar reports directly to the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Services.  The Office of Enrollment Services (OES) envisions and pursues enrollment management as an institution wide, systematic, comprehensive, research-driven, system designed to locate, attract, retain, and graduate the students the institution wishes to serve. OES acknowledges the influence of non-academic factors, alone and combined with academic factors, on student admission, retention, and success, and considers both academic and non-academic factors in the design and implementation of enrollment management efforts.

The Vice President of Student Success and Enrollment Management’s Mission

The primary mission of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management is to develop, organize, administer, monitor and coordinate a variety of services, programs and resources which contribute to the positive holistic development of a diverse, multicultural student body.  We are committed to the development of students who possess the competencies and skills which will equip them to compete in and contribute to a complex, global economy.

Student Affairs services, programs, and resources are administered through the following areas:  Office of Student Life and Holistic Development, the Office of Career Planning and Placement, the Office of Residence Life, and the Student Health Service.  Student Affairs is the central administrative office for all co-curricular activities.  If staff is responsible for student conduct and discipline, leadership development, processing housing exemptions, emergency student loans, providing leadership and coordination to all areas in the division. The office also supervises the University Police Department.