New Student Registration Form - ThM/PhD Only

 Winter 2014

Registration Instructions:

  1. Review the 5.2.1.a Annual Notification of Rights under FERPA information.
  2. Compare your Unofficial Transcript (in self-service) with the Degree Completion Worksheet for your degree program and the catalog section of your degree program. 
  3. Complete sections 1-2 and 5-8. Complete Sections 3 & 4 if applicable.
  4. Submit this completed form to the Registrar's Office.

Section 1

Full Name: _______________________________________________  Student ID:___________________________

Full Mailing Address: _____________________________________________________________________________

WTS Email:**  Phone (primary contact):__________________________

Program/Concentration (check what applies):

_____  ThM - Biblical Studies _____  OT _____  NT  
_____  ThM - Theological Studies _____  AP _____  CH _____  ST
_____  PhD - Hermeneutics & Biblical Interpretation  
_____  OT _____  NT
_____  PhD - Historical & Theological Studies _____  AP 
_____  CH _____  ST


Section 2 - Winter 2014 Courses  (please see Note 1 below)


Updated November 19th, 2013

AP 763Christianity in Conflict IV19:00-5:00 pmM -ThYoungEdgar
NT 912New Testament Theology11:00-4:00 pmM T F SaCraigBeale

Section 3 - Independent Study Course(s):  Students wishing to take an independent study course must submit an Independent Study Request form to the Registrar's Office during the Registration period. 

Section 4 - External Course(s): (PhD - Historical & Theological students only)

Course(s) to be taken at another accredited seminary or university.  Student must submit an External Course Request form. 

Section 5 - Financial/VISA Information: (Please check all that apply.)

  • I am a J1/F1 VISA student (Please see note 2 below): yes ____   no ____
  • I have been awarded a Westminster Scholarship: yes ____   no ____
  • I have applied/will apply for a loan for the upcoming semester: yes ____   no____

Section 6 - Expected Graduation Year:
   I expect to graduate in May 20_____.

Section 7 - Student Privacy Rights:

I have read the Annual Notification of Privacy Rights under FERPA.  Yes _____     No _____

I am submitting a Request to Withhold Directory Information.            Yes _____     No _____

Section 8 - Advisor Information:

Advisor Name: ___________________________________________  Appt (Date/Time): ___________________

Student's Signature:_______________________________________   Date:__________________________


  1. Check all course descriptions for limitations.
  2. International Students on VISA must be full time:  During coursework phase, full time is defined as three courses per semester.  After coursework phase, full time is defined as the first semester after all coursework is completed through the sixth year in the program (PhD) and the first semester after all coursework is completed through the second year in program (ThM).  Per the catalog, if the student has transferred from the ThM to the PhD or from the PhD to the ThM, the date of the student's matriculation into the initial program will be used to determine the number of years in the program. (See Sections 6.8.2.f and 6.11.3.a of the 2013-2014 catalog.)

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