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How do I register for a class?

Refer to our step-by-step instruction for registering for your class, online.

How To Web Register

How do I find my advisor?

  1. Go to http://my.herkimer.edu
  2. Under Quick Links, select Student Online Services
  3. Select Student and Financial Aid
  4. Select Student Records
  5. Select Academic Transcript or View Student Information

How do I get certified for Veteran Benefits?

You first need to complete the application with the VA http://www.gibill.va.gov

Once you receive your Certificate of Eligibility, you would contact the Registrar to get certified.

How do I transfer credits from another college?

You must provide an official transcript from your previous college(s) sent directly to our Registrar's Office. The college(s) must be accredited.

If the class(es) are applicable to your program with us, we will accept them for transfer provided you received a grade of “C” or higher. In order to satisfy the residency requirement, to earn a degree with Herkimer, at least thirty (30) credit hours must be earned in residence; to earn a certificate with Herkimer, at least fifteen (15) credit hours must be earned in residence.

Once your transcript(s) is evaluated, you will be notified via email to access your DegreeWorks worksheet to see how your transfer credits were applied.

How do I withdraw from all of my classes?

You need to download and complete a withdrawal form.

How do I get an enrollment verification?

You need to complete an enrollment verification form or write a letter to us specifying the address where the verification is to be mailed, the semester, your college ID # or social security #, your full name and current address. Your request must be signed.

How do I request my transcripts?

You need to complete a transcript request form or write a letter to us specifying the address where the transcript is to be mailed, your college ID # or social security #, your full name and current address and then sign it.

Each official transcript is $5.00 and must be paid before they are processed.

How is the Internet Academy accredited?

As an integral, and mission expanding, component of college operations, Herkimer College’s Internet Academy enjoys full accreditation through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Higher Education. For further information about accreditation contact Internet Academy Office at 315-866-0300 x8742, internetacademy@herkimer.edu or the Middle States Association (http://www.msche.org). In addition, the New York State Education Department has named Herkimer College an approved provider of Distance Learning Programs.