Regis College Guarantee

Regis University guarantees that traditional* first-time, full-time students in Regis College, the College for Computer & Information Sciences, or the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) will graduate in four years or take the additional course work at Regis University necessary to complete the baccalaureate degree at no additional tuition cost as long as the following Regis Tuition Guarantee eligibility requirements are met.

The Regis Tuition Guarantee

If you do not meet graduation eligibility after 8 full-time semesters, Regis University will pay for the tuition costs of any additional required courses for up to one academic year.

To be eligible for the Regis Tuition Guarantee, you must meet these eligibility requirements.

  • Maintain continuous full-time enrollment at Regis University for 8 consecutive Fall-Spring semesters, or 9 consecutive Fall-Spring semesters inclusive of a Study Abroad semester.
  • Declare an initial major by April 1 of your second year. The guarantee applies only to degree requirements for a single major; it does not apply to teacher licensure requirements.
  • Enroll in and pass an average of 15 credit hours each semester in courses appropriate to the degree plan. While completion of the 128 credit hours needed for graduation requires an average of 16 credit hours each semester, you are eligible for the tuition guarantee as long as you successfully complete an average of 15 credit hours each semester.
  • Maintain a minimum 2.000 cumulative grade point average and maintain a minimum of “C” or better in all major courses. You may not have more than one grade replacement during the four years.
  • Regis College students desiring to change to a different major within Regis College must do so no later than October 1 of their third year.
  • Regis College students wishing to change to Health and Exercise Science in RHCHP or a major in CC&IS must do so by April 1 of their second year.
  • Nursing majors must fulfill seamless eligibility requirements as defined in the University Catalog, demonstrate the Pre-licensure Essential Functions requirements, provide required documentation related to Pre-licensure Clinical/Agency Regulations, and remain within the student’s BSN cohort.
  • Students who leave nursing are no longer eligible for the four-year guarantee.
  • Remain in disciplinary good standing per the University’s Student Standards of Conduct for all semesters.

If these eligibility requirements have been met and you are not eligible for graduation in your major, you must:

  • Apply for tuition-free studies with the respective Dean’s office during your 8th semester.
  • Complete the tuition-free studies within three semesters, including summer.

*Traditional students are defined as first time, full time undergraduate students enrolled in Regis College, the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, , and the College of Computer & Information Sciences.

Guidelines to Graduate in Four Years

To graduate in four years, familiarize yourself with the degree plan requirements in the University Catalog and use the information below to provide general direction.

Make Satisfactory Academic Progress

  • Maintain continuous full-time enrollment at Regis University for 8 consecutive Fall-Spring semesters completing an average of 16 credit hours each semester, or 32 credit hours each academic year, providing for the total 128 credit hour requirement.
  • Declare an initial major by April 1 of your second year, or April 1 of your first year for the Health & Exercise Science (HES) program.
  • Successfully complete the courses for your declared major, incorporating pre-requisites, minor and core requirement in a timely manner.
  • Nursing majors must fulfill seamless eligibility requirements as defined in the University Catalog, demonstrate the Pre-licensure Essential Functions requirements, provide required documentation related to Pre-licensure Clinical/Agency Regulations, and remain within the student’s BSN cohort.
  • If you plan to study abroad, meet with your advisor to ensure that your requirements can be met.
  • Remain in good academic and disciplinary standing.

Comply With Financial Aid, Student Account, Advising, and Records & Registration Policies, Procedures and Deadlines

  • Be free of all registration and financial holds each semester and register for classes within 24 hours of your assigned registration time, acknowledging that you may not get your first choice of courses. In the event you are unable to register for your planned schedule, consult your advisor to make appropriate course substitutions.
  • Meet with your academic advisor each semester and prior to your assigned registration time to receive a degree audit.
  • Apply for graduation by the published deadline in September of your senior year. This will generate a graduation check to determine your academic readiness for graduation in the spring.