University Enrollment Definition
Thomas Edison State University’s Enrolled Student policy is to be used when verifying student enrollment status for employers, career services and similar inquirers. Thomas Edison State University considers students enrolled when they pay the Comprehensive Tuition Plan or course tuition as part of the Per Credit Tuition Plan. A student’s enrollment date is defined as the date the University receives the Comprehensive Tuition or the 10th day of a term in which the student enrolls under the Per Credit Tuition Plan. This fee or tuition covers a period of one year of service. Students who are enrolled with the University under these plans may choose to complete their degree requirements at TESU or by assessment or transfer credits or through a combination of both methods. Even if students are not taking courses at TESU, they are considered enrolled in the University if they meet the criteria listed above.
Students enrolled in some Thomas Edison State University degree programs, such as School of Nursing programs, and through contractual and military agreements [i.e., Corporate Choice®, GoArmyEd, Military Degree Completion Program (MDCP), Navy College Program, and the Rutgers University School of Health Related Professions joint degree program], maintain the enrolled student status by demonstrating academic activity by attempting a minimum of 3 semester hour credits over the course of the 12 month period for which they are enrolled.
Requests for enrollment verification should be directed to:
Thomas Edison State University
Office of the Registrar
111 W State Street
Trenton NJ 08608
Financial Aid Enrollment Definition
For Federal Title IV program purposes only, the University reports enrollment status of full-time, part-time or less than half-time to the National Student Clearinghouse using the prescribed definition regarding the number of TESU Online or Guided Study credits being taken at any given time. This definition should be used for the inquirers needing enrollment status for Title IV program purposes only. These enrollment verifications are to be directed to the Clearinghouse.
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