Arizona State University is frequently required to certify a student's enrollment as to full-time, part-time, etc. Enrollment status is determined by the number of credits for which a student is enrolled during the term in which certification is requested. Courses a student has withdrawn from are not included. Note that classes taken for audit are included in total enrolled hours.
Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours to be considered full time and enrolled in at least 9 hours in order to be three quarter time. Enrollment in 6-8 hours is considered half-time and enrollment in 5 or few hours is considered less than half time.
Graduate students must be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours to be considered full time and enrolled in 7-8 hours in order to be three quarter time. Enrollment in 5-6 hours is considered half-time and enrollment in 4 or fewer hours is considered less than half-time.
Research/Teaching Assistants must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours to be consider full time.
Undergraduate students must be enrolled in at least 4 credit hours to be considered full time and enrolled in 2-3 credit hours in order to be half-time. Enrollment in 1 hour is considered less than half-time.
Graduate students must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours to be considered full time and enrolled in at least 2 credit hours in order to be half-time. Enrollment in 1 hour is considered less than half-time.
Research/Teaching Assistants must be enrolled in at least 2 credit hours to be consider full time and 1 credit hour to be considered half-time.
Full-time status of Co-op students. Students are required to be enrolled in a designated co-op course within their college for a minimum of one credit hour during the co-op semester. Co-op students will be identified for enrollment verification purposes as being in full time status. This will include verification to the National Student Clearinghouse for loan deferment purposes. The co-op experience must meet the clock time in hours of work to meet the full time enrollment requirement, as monitored by the student’s college. A credit hour is defined as a minimum of 45 clock hours.
Requesting an Enrollment Verification
Information for students
Click here to log in to the National Student Clearinghouse using your ASURITE ID to view and print an enrollment verification certificate. ASU has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to act as our agent for providing enrollment verification for insurance purposes, student loans, future employment, etc. This form is official and does not require a signature or seal from the University.
ASU sends enrollment information to the National Student Clearinghouse four times each semester on the following schedule:
- approximately one week prior to the semester start date
- after the second week of classes
- after the course withdrawal deadline
- at the end of the semester
Please refer to the academic calendar for these dates.
Other enrollment verifications:
If you need special information on your enrollment verification such as GPA or if you need a specialty verification form completed such as the Canadian or Alaskan form, visit any registration location (photo ID required). We can often complete such forms while you wait, although some may take 24 to 48 hours to complete if we need to contact other offices.
You may also submit an Enrollment Verification Request Form by mail, fax, or email (see instructions on form).
Note: Requests by email, mail or fax MUST include the student's verifiable signature. Allow up to 2 business days for processing.
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact University Registrar Services, Records & Enrollment Services at 480.965.3124 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Enrollment and degree verification for outside agencies
Arizona State University has contracted with the National Student Clearinghouse to process all enrollment and degree verification requests for employers, employment agencies, background search firms, and various other businesses that offer products or services based on the individual's status as an enrolled student.
- Visit the National Student Clearinghouse web site for service 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
- If you need assistance, contact National Student Clearinghouse directly at 703.742.4200. Customer Service Hours: Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., eastern standard time.
- If the National student Clearinghouse can confirm the degree or enrollment, the response is immediate and requestors will be able to print and/or obtain a PDF version of the verification.
- Enrollment Verifications for each term will be available starting the first week of classes for that term.
- A fee will be collected for this service.