Luther Hall 216   |   Phone: (319) 352-8272   |   Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (4 p.m. summer)

The Registrar’s Office is committed to the integrity and accuracy of academic records to support each student in their path from admission to graduation and beyond, establishing the connection between students and faculty and the curriculum. Our team is committed to enhancing the culture of Wartburg College by working with students, faculty, and staff.

Priority Registration Dates for AY2024-25
Dates reserved for registration are based on your classification.

Fourth Year March 11 at 12 a.m. – March 12 at midnight (Priority Registration) 
Third Year March 11 at 12 a.m. – March 12 at midnight (Priority Registration) 
Second Year March 18 at 12 a.m. – March 19 at midnight (Priority Registration)
First Year March 25 at 12 a.m. – March 26 at midnight

Online Registration

Click the link to the Academics Tab on My Wartburg and log in. Select “Registration” to begin.

In-Person Registration
Registration forms are available here Registration Form or in the Registrar’s Office. Form submissions are in-person at the Registrar’s Office, LH 216. Registration concerns can be emailed to

Schedule Changes
All schedule changes after the priority registration dates require the submission of a Schedule Change card or a Schedule Change form, signed by the academic adviser.

Degree Checklists

The checklists below reflect the requirements for students entering under the 2023-24 academic catalog. The advising worksheet is designed to recognize the degree requirements for the academic catalog under which you entered. Review your advising worksheet to track your degree requirements which includes the appropriate Wartburg Plan of Essential Education checklist.

Degree Completion

To qualify for graduation from Wartburg, students must:

1. Earn 36 course credits, including 4 May Term course credits. Transfer students must complete 1 May Term course credit for each classification year at Wartburg.

2. Course Requirements: 1) Students enrolling prior to Fall 2024 must complete the Wartburg Plan of Essential Education for the degree(s) pursuing. 2) Students enrolling in Fall 2024 and beyond must complete the THRIVE requirements.

3. Complete all requirements for at least one major.

4. Achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.0 in: 1) All courses within each major and minor. 2) All courses taken through the Wartburg curriculum. NOTE: When Wartburg courses are repeated, only the last grade is used in calculating grade point average. Some departments require a higher grade point average in the major.

5. Earn at least 7 of the last 9 course credits from Warburg offerings.

When to declare your major
Students should complete a Declaration of Major/Minor form during the first term of their second year to declare their major(s) and/or minor(s). A Declaration of Major/Minor form requires department chair and adviser signatures before submitting it to the Registrar’s Office located in LH 216. Forms also are available in the Registrar’s Office.

Diploma Application
During the third year, students must complete a Diploma Application, which starts the graduation process. Advisers and the Registrar’s Office monitor students’ progress for graduation, however it’s the sole responsibility of the student to fulfill all requirements for a degree.

Graduation Agreement
The Graduation Agreement helps identify possible discrepancies between your academic path to graduation and the college’s records. Graduation Agreements are due in October of your fourth year. This gives you an opportunity to correct any missing requirements needed to graduate.

MaTina Clark

Assistant Director for Transfer Admissions; Assistant Registrar for Transfer & Articulation Processes

Cindy Hendrickson

Registrar Support Specialist

Joel Holthaus

Assistant Registrar - Systems

Full-time students enroll in:

  • 3.00-4.50 course credits (cc) in Fall Term
  • 4.00 – 5.75 cc in Winter/May Term (3.00 – 4.50 in the Winter term and 1.0-1.25 in the May term).

Part-time students enroll in: 

  • 0.25- 2.75 course credits

Overload students enroll in:

  • 4.75 cc or more

For the Winter/May Term, enrollment status is determined by the course credits students have registered for in the Winter Term. Students must be enrolled in one May Term course per academic year. Overload for May Term is more than 1.25 cc.

Course Credit Overview & Average Course Load

Finding Web Resources

General Education Plan Overview

Academic Catalog Overview


Wartburg College has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:

Mail: National Student Clearinghouse
2300 Dulles Station Boulevard, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171