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Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar manages student records, course registration, course grades, degree/enrollment verification and issues official transcripts.

Contact Information
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Office of the Registrar
110 Bergen St, Rm B-826
Newark, NJ 07103
Director of Enrollment Services: Jonathan Vela Enriquez
enrollmentservices@sdm.rutgers.edu
Phone: (973) 972-4728
Fax: (973) 972-0309, Attn: Registrar

Services & Information

Transcript Requests

Current Students & Alumni
Official transcripts, in both paper and electronic formats, may be requested online at https://transcripts.rutgers.edu

Please allow 5 to 7 business days for paper transcript processing. Electronic transcripts, if applicable, are delivered to your recipient(s) of choice, via secure e-mail, within the hour of placing your order.

Degree/Enrollment Verification Requests

Current Students
Request verification of your enrollment using our internal online Enrollment/Degree Verification Request Form.

Please note that to access the form you must use your NetID@rutgers.edu e-mail address, NOT SDM.  Submissions submitted under a different account will not be accepted. You will be notified via e-mail if your submission fails, and you will have to complete the form again with your NetID@rutgers.edu account.

RSDM (formerly NJDS) Alumni

Request verification of your completed degree/state licensure form completion:

Complete and sign the Degree Verification Request Form (not to be completed under third-parties).

For state licensure forms, please be sure to complete the personal information on the licensure form as required by the state/agency before sending the form.

Please allow 5 to 7 business days for degree/enrollment verification processing.

Third Party Degree/Enrollment Requests

Please contact the National Student Clearinghouse at www.degreeverify.org
School: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Biomedical & Health Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ
School Code: 002629-23

Requests for alumni who formerly attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School or Rutgers School of Dental Medicine can be found under Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Biomedical & Health Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ

Requests sent by 3rd parties to the RSDM Registrar's Office, including credentialing providers, will be forwarded to the National Student Clearinghouse.

Change of Name

Current Students

Requests can be submitted using our internal online Change of Name Form.

Please note that to access the form you must use your NetID@rutgers.edu e-mail address, NOT SDM.  Submissions submitted under a different account will not be accepted. You will be notified via e-mail if your submission fails, and you will have to complete the form again with your NetID@rutgers.edu account.

RSDM (formerly NJDS) Alumni

Complete and sign the Change of Name Form, and return completed form along with supporting documents to enrollmentservices@sdm.rutgers.edu

Replacement Diplomas

To request a replacement diploma complete and sign the Replacement Diploma/Certificate Application.

Completed forms must be submitted to the Office of the RBHS Registrar at rbhsregistrar@rbhs.registrar.edu

RSDM Student Residency Application Submission Information

Student Residency for Tuition Purposes
A student’s residency status is evaluated at the time of the student’s application but can be adjusted along the way if appropriate. Please review the Student Residency for Tuition Purposes Policy if you are considering applying for in-state residency for tuition purposes.

The policy, instructions, application forms can be found on the RBHS Office of Academic & Student Affairs’ website: https://oasa.rbhs.rutgers.edu/registrar/general-information/

RSDM Student Residency Application Submission Information
New Students – First semester students only should submit the application to the:
Office of Admissions
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
110 Bergen Street, Room B-829
Newark, NJ 07103
rsdm-admissions-info@sdm.rutgers.edu

Continuing Students – After the first semester, continuing students only should submit the application to the:
Office of the RBHS Registrar
Stanley S. Bergen Building
65 Bergen Street, Room 1441
Newark, NJ 07107
rbhsregistrar@rbhs.rutgers.edu

Graduation Ceremonies

Rutgers Commencement

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine participates in the University-wide Commencement ceremonies held at Rutgers SHI Stadium in Piscataway, NJ in May. All information about the University Commencement ceremony can be found online at https://commencement.rutgers.edu

RSDM Convocation

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine hosts a formal Convocation for graduates and their families. Graduates and faculty participate in an academic procession and recession; academic awards are distributed, and graduates are hooded. University officials and representatives from various dental organizations are in attendance to honor the graduates. RSDM students will be informed when additional RSDM Convocation instructions are available. Information about Convocation is provided to all RSDM graduates by the Office of Student Affairs several weeks prior to the ceremony.

Cap & Gown

Information on how to order Cap & Gown will be provided several weeks prior to the ceremonies. All graduates are required to wear cap & gown to both the Commencement and Convocation ceremonies.

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law that gives students in higher education various rights with respect to their educational records. For more information about FERPA, visit the Rutgers Office of Compliance website at https://compliance.rutgers.edu/ferpa