Office of the Registrar
F&M Summer Sessions
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Important Upcoming Dates, 2023-2024
Tuesday January 16, 2024: Spring semester classes begin, 8:00 am
Tuesday January 23: Deadline to add courses to schedule
Tuesday January 23: Independent Studies/Tutorials/Directed Readings/Internships Due
Tuesday January 30: Deadline to withdraw from courses without record
Monday February 12 - Friday February 23: Major Declaration Period
Friday March 8, 4:30 pm - Monday March 18, 8:00 am: Spring Break
Monday March 18 - Friday March 29: Fall 2024 Advisement Period
Monday April 1: Fall 2024 Online Registration begins
Thursday April 11: Pass/No Pass Grading Option and Withdraw with Record deadlines
Thursday April 25: Last day of classes
Friday April 26 - Monday April 29: Reading Days
Tuesday April 30 - Saturday May 4: Final Exams
Saturday May 11: Commencement
The Catalog contains F&M’s academic policies and curriculum information for students, prospective students, faculty and staff of the College.
How Can We Help You?
Special policies and procedures apply for courses taken as part of a semester (or year-long) study abroad program. Students should consult with the Office of International Programs for policies and procedures in this area.
See our transfer of credit policy
Franklin & Marshall College participates in the Advanced Placement Program of the
College Entrance Examination Board. Incoming students should have the College Board send their official scores to the
F&M Registrar’s Office. Detailed information on how AP credit is awarded at F&M can be found in our Catalog.
View our Advanced Placement policy
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Students who have earned an IB diploma may receive credit for acceptable scores. Incoming
students should have their official IB transcript sent to the Registrar's Office by
the IB Organization. Please see the Catalog for more detailed information.
View our IB policy
Other International Exams
Credit may be granted for acceptable scores on international exams (e.g., A-Levels). Please contact the Registrar’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Request a Transcript
Your academic transcript is a record issue by the College to communicate your full academic history. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) requires that transcripts of student records be released only upon the written consent of the student.
To request your transcript, you’ll first have to set up an account with our partner,
Set up your account
Once your account is ready, follow these step-by-step instructions on how to use Parchment to request your transcript. It’s your choice to request an
electronic or paper transcript.
Request your transcript
Please keep in mind:
- Transcripts remain free of charge for all current and former students.
- Transcripts will be issued only if all financial obligations to the College have been met.
- Parents, relatives, friends may not request a transcript for you. We strictly adhere to federal guidelines regarding the release of student records. We, therefore, cannot release transcripts without a written request that includes your signature. We also cannot allow someone else to pick transcripts up for you without your written permission.
- Both hard copies and electronic copies bear the official college seal.
- If you attended F&M in 1987 or earlier, please allow an additional (3-5) days for processing your order.
ASE & IFE Transcripts
To request a transcript from the Advanced Studies in England (ASE) program, please complete an ASE Transcript Request form. To request a transcript from International Francophone Europe (IFE), please contact the Registrar’s Office.
Replace Your Diploma
You may request a replacement diploma if your original has been lost, damaged, or destroyed.
To order your replacement diploma, complete a Replacement Diploma Order form. Send your completed form, together with a check payable to Franklin & Marshall College in the amount of $40 to:
Franklin & Marshall College
PO Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604
The replacement diploma will include the signatures of current school officials. The graduation date will be the official graduation date at the time of original conferral. Your order will be processed as soon as we receive your order form and check. Orders are usually fulfilled within 4-6 weeks.
Please email the Registrar’s Office or call at (717) 358-4168 with any questions.
Verify a Degree
National Student Clearinghouse
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171
F&M Graduation Requirements
To be eligible for the Bachelor of Arts degree, a student must satisfy certain requirements, which are detailed in the Catalog, along with information on our course credit system and degree audits.
For special graduation requirements for transfer students, see our policy on Transfer Credit Prior to Matriculation.
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)
Get in Touch With the Team
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. for F&M’s Common/Campus Hour.
First Floor of Diagnothian Hall
545 Old Main Dr. (Building #9)
Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, PA 17603
Franklin & Marshall College
P.O. Box 3003
Lancaster, PA 17604-3003