Transcript Requests

Transcript requests will be processed via National Student Clearinghouse: The total fee for all transcripts is $10 per copy payable through NSC with a debit or credit card. Please note that transcript requests made during grade collection may be delayed until grades are processed. Transcript requests from students with a hold from the business office and/or financial aid cannot be processed.

How to pay for your graduation fee, certificates and replacement diplomas online

Please click below for a step-by-step guide to making online payments:

Online Payment Instructions with Portal.pdf


You can print, complete and return the forms below to the Office of Registration and Records.
Scan and e-mail:
By fax: 301-369-2312
Mail to:    Capitol Technology University
               Office of Registration and Records
               11301 Springfield Road, Laurel, MD 20708

Registration and General Information

This form must be completed and approved in order to waive a prerequisite.

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A required class in one's degree program can be substituted with another under special circumstances with the completion and submission of this form. This form must be signed by one's department chair or the Dean of Academics. This form cannot be applied to coursework within a certificate program.

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Use this form to request authorization to register for two classes that have a time conflict. The form must be approved by the professors of each class as well as your Academic Department Chair.

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Please complete this transfer credit approval form before taking any courses at another institution of higher learning.  This will assure the coursework is transferable to your degree program.  Once the course is completed with a grade of 'C' or better, have official transcripts sent to Capitol Technology University to the attention of the Registrar's Office.
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Independent study in a course will be granted only in the most extraordinary circumstances.  Eligibility for an independent study course will be determined by a committee comprised of academic department chairs, academic advisors and academic support staff or by the undergraduate or graduate advisor for students in majors on university approved teach-out plans.


If the committee or advisor determines that a student is eligible for an independent study course, the appropriate department chair will assign a professor and the student will be registered for the course by the Office of Registration and Records.


The assigned professor will organize all course requirements including exams, homework, lab assignments and research papers to compensate for the absence of classroom participation.

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Use this form to apply for a course or courses outside of your academic division.

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Use this form to update your personal information. This includes personal and professional contact info.

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Students planning to earn a certificate may only apply one relevant transfer course to certificate requirements. All remaining coursework must be completed at Capitol Technology University with no substitutions or waivers and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 (Undergraduate) or 3.0 (Graduate) in all required courses. There is no limit on the number of certificates one can earn. Each certificate costs $25.00. Students are given a physical certificate as well as recognition on their official transcripts.

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If you need to order a replacement diploma, complete the Diploma Replacement Form and submit it to the Office of Registration and Records. The fee is $75.00 per copy. Forms may be submitted by email to Please contact our Business Office at 301-369-2318 or 301-369-2319 to pay the fee by phone. Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.

All replacement diplomas are issued in 11” x 14” format and bear the name “Capitol Technology University” as the institution was renamed from “Capitol College” in 2014.

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Release of Records Forms

This form is used to generate an enrollment verification letter from the Office of Registration and Records.  Verification of attendance is often required by student loan originators and health/automobile insurance companies.  Please allow two to three days for processing.
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This form gives Capitol offices permission to release your information to a designated third-party. 
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Degree Change

To add, drop, or change a degree program, complete the form. The form must be signed by the Undergraduate Advisor and Department Chair of the program you are entering before it will be processed by the Office of Registration and Records.

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To add, drop, or change a degree program, complete the form. The form must be signed by the Associate Dean or Department Chair before it will be processed by the Office of Registration and Records.

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Use this form to add a minor to your degree program. Please follow all steps as indicated on the form.

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To change a doctoral degree program, complete the form. The form must be signed by the Dean or Director of Doctoral programs before it will be processed by the Office of Registration and Records.

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In order to adhere to federal regulations of the Department of Education, this leave of absence, together with any additional leaves of absence must not exceed a total of 180 days in any 12 month period. The 12 month period begins on the initial date of your LOA. If you have not returned at the end of the 180 day period, the university is required to notify the Department of Education of your last date of attendance. This will affect your Federal Financial Aid and your loan repayment status.
Leave of Absence Request - FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS ONLY

After viewing the course schedule and consulting with your advisor (if need be), complete this registration form. It will automatically be submitted via email to the registrar's office for processing. This form is for both new and readmitted students.
New & Readmitted Student Registration


Courses may be added once the semester has begun until the beginning of the second week for term classes and the beginning of the third week for semester classes. (Refer to the academic calendar for exact dates each semester.)
Courses may be dropped or changed to audit status (from credit status) until the beginning of the fourth week for term classes and the beginning of the eleventh week for semester classes. (Refer to the academic calendar for exact dates each semester.) Once a student has chosen to audit a course they may not change back to credit.

Do not complete this form if you have not yet earned 90 credits as a Bachelor's degree-seeking student or 45 credits as an Associate's degree-seeking student.
Undergraduate Graduation Application: Click Here