Registration Office - Boston

Welcome to the Gordon-Conwell Boston Campus Registration Office website. Please use the drop down menu below to help answer your questions. All forms should be submitted to the Registration Office at cumereg@gcts.edu.

If you don’t find the answers you need below there is a form to submit your questions directly to the Registration Office. We will respond as soon as possible.

General Registration & Advising Information

Course Registration

At the beginning of each semester students are required to register for courses online through their CAMS student portal or by filing out a registration form and submitting it to the Registration Office.

  • Please click here to access the current course offerings.
  • Please click here to access the current registration form.

Academic Advising

Academic Advising is available to students every semester. You can request an appointment by emailing cumereg@gcts.edu or by calling the front desk at 617-427-7293. 

Please click here for more information about the student advising structure.

Semlink+ Registration

Students have the option of taking some of their classes online through our Semlink program. You may register through the CAMS student portal. The classes are identified by course type "i". 

Please visit www.gordonconwell.edu/semlink for more information. 

Adding/Dropping/Withdrawing from Courses

Students may add or drop a course within the Add/Drop deadlines noted in the Academic Calendar. There will be a $25 processing fee charged to your account for classes added/dropped after the deadline. Refunds for dropped classes will be prorated in accordance with the calendar. All courses that are not officially dropped by using an Add/Drop form will be considered attended in full and will not be granted a refund.

Students can withdraw from a course through the last day of the semester and a ‘W’ will appear on your transcript. The amount of tuition refunded will be prorated in accordance with the calendar.

Please find the current calendar here to check deadlines and refund schedules.

Please click here to find the Add/Drop/Withdraw form.

 

Specific Registration Office Requests/Forms

 

Pass/Fail Requests

If you would like to take a class pass/fail please fill out the form below before the registration deadline. MDiv students can take up to 6 classes pass/fail and MAUML students can take up to 3 classes pass/fail. 

Please click here for the Pass/Fail Request form.

Extension Requests

Students may petition for a coursework extension (including Semlink) through the Registrar’s Office. Whenever an extension is granted to a student withdrawal from the course is not possible—the student will fail the course if the work is not completed by the agreed extended date.

Please click here to find the Extension Request form.
 

General Petition

Students may use the General Petition form to address any other request concerning their programs.

Please click here to find the General Petition.
 

NT/OT Competency Exam and Biblical Languages Proficiency Exams

The NT/OT competency exams as well as Greek and Hebrew proficiency exams are administered at the beginning of the Spring and Fall Semesters as specified on the Academic Calendar. You must register before the date provided on the Academic Calendar.


Please find the current calendar here to check deadlines.

Please click here to download a PDF version of the Competency Exam form, or click here to electronically reserve your spot.

Boston Theological Institute (BTI) Registration

Students may petition for BTI courses during Fall, Spring, and January sessions. BTI registration follow the same registration policies for regular GCTS courses. The BTI Registration forms can be filled out online through the BTI website. Click here for more information.

Courtesy and Official Audit

Active students and GCTS alumnae/alumni may register as courtesy auditors in any given semester based on space availability. This will not appear on any transcripts and it is limited to one courtesy audit a semester.

Please click here to find the Courtesy Audit form.

To register for an Official Audit please use the regular registration form and mark ‘AU’ in the column provided. You will be charged $150 and ‘AU’ will appear on your transcript. 

Please note that all registration ends by the add/drop deadline in the Academic Calendar. Please find the current calendar here to check deadlines. 

Transfer Credit Evaluation Form

Students who have completed Master's level courses at an accredited seminary can petition to transfer credits in to count towards a GCTS Master's degree. 

Please click here for the Transfer Credit Evaluation form. 

Graduating Students

In order to ensure that you have completed the necessary requirements to graduate please fill out the Graduation Application. The Registration Office will be in touch with you upon receiving the form. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the criteria for academic probation?

Students whose cumulative grade point average falls below 2.0 (the required GPA to graduate) will be automatically placed on academic probation. Students will receive a letter in the mail if this occurs and will be prohibited from taking more than 6 credits a semester until the GPA is above 2.0. 

Why am I locked out of my email/CAMS/SAKAI?

GCTS passwords need to be reset every 180 days. In order to reset your password please follow these instructions.

There are several other reasons why you may have trouble accessing your account. Please see the IT Service Desk website and FAQs if you are having further troubles.

If you are unable to access your account please call the Service Desk at 978-646-4357 or email servicedesk@gordonconwell.edu.

When do I get a student ID card? Can I get mine replaced?

Student ID cards are issued to every new student at the beginning of their first semester. If you did not receive an ID card or need a replacement card printed please fill out the form below. Replacement cards are $5.00 each. 

How do I pay my tuition?

Tuition payments are noted in the Academic Calendar. If the payment is not made by the first deadline a $10 fee will be charged and a hold will be applied to your account. After the second deadline there will be another fee of $20 added to your account.

Please find the current calendar here to check deadlines. 

Please click here for more information on how to make payments.

How can I see my grades?

Grades can be accessed through the CAMS student portal after filling out course evaluations online. Grades are not mailed to students’ home addresses or available by telephone. 

How can I request a copy of my transcript? 

Official Transcripts can be obtained through the CAMS student portal under “Order My Transcript.” Your student account must be paid in full prior to placing a request for an official or unofficial transcript.

Please click here for more information.

 

 

Still need questions answered?

Fill out the form below and we will respond to you as soon as possible. 

 

Contact Information

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary - Boston Campus            
Registration Office
90 Warren Street Roxbury, MA 02119
Tel: (617) 427-7293 Fax: (617) 541-3432
Email: cumereg@gordonconwell.edu

Office Hours

Fall & Spring Semester Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.