Registrar's Office FAQs
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Enter your user ID (your Fisher ID with the @) and click Forgot PIN. You will be prompted to answer the security questions you have previously setup in Fish 'R' Net. If you successfully answer these questions, you will be logged in and must reset your PIN.
If you do not remember the answers to your security question and are a current student with an active Fisher email account, you may use the Reset Fish 'R' Net PIN Here option. Click Reset Fish 'R' Net PIN Here and follow the instructions provided.
If you have not setup questions and do not have an active Fisher email account, you must contact the Registrar's Office at (585) 385-8015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact the office responsible for the hold to discuss your situation.
With the exception of new freshmen during the fall semester, all add/drop activity is done using Fish 'R' Net in accordance with the semester academic calendar.
If you are a current Fisher student who would like to take a course at another institution and transfer the credits back to Fisher, visit the Transfer Articulation Guide to read the guidelines for transferring a course. You should then submit the Transfer Credit Equivalency Request form available from the link above and submit it to the Registrar's Office BEFORE the course is taken.
If you are considering attending Monroe Community College, consult the Transfer Equivalency Chart before completing the Transfer Credit Equivalency Request form. To access the chart, visit the Transfer Articulation Guide, click Submit, then click View the Transfer Equivalency Listing.
Fisher is part of the Rochester Area Colleges (RAC) Consortium. Full-time undergraduate matriculated students may take a maximum of two courses during the fall and/or spring semester at any participating school without charge. This program does NOT apply to summer school. Students must be taking at least 12 credits at Fisher and paying full-time tuition during the semester in which they wish to take a course at another school.
Space availability is determined by the visiting school. Special registration forms for this program are available in the Registrar's Office; you will need to obtain the signature of your advisor, the Registrar at Fisher, and the Registrar at the visiting school.
All address changes are done in the Registrar's Office. Stop in or call (585) 385-8015.
To request a change of advisor, you must complete the form and return it to the Center for Career and Academic Planning. Once completed, a copy of the form will be sent to you. You may also use Fish 'R' Net to verify that the change has been processed.
Midterm and final grades are only available on Fish 'R' Net. Entered grades are posted to student records at the close of business each day of exam week. Though all of your final grades may appear on your record, the GPA calculation is done after grades for all students have been entered.
Diplomas are mailed to the permanent address on file 2-3 weeks after the end of the semester
Students should bring in all loan deferment forms to the Registrar's Office. The forms will be filed electronically through the National Student Loan Clearinghouse.
St. John Fisher University complies fully with the provisions of the Family Educational Rights of Privacy Act (FERPA). If you do not wish to have "directory information" disclosed, please fill out a Request To Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information [pdf] and return it to the Registrar's Office.
Faculty and staff advisors should be aware of important FERPA guidelines with regards to disclosing student information.
Regular hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Registrar's Office is located on the second floor of Kearney Hall, room 201.
3690 East Ave.
Rochester, New York 14618-3597
Complete the Withdrawal From University Inquiry form. Withdrawing from the University is a process. After submitting this form you will be contacted by a University representative who will answer any questions and address issues related to your situation.
More information can be found on the Withdrawing from the University page.