Frequently Asked Questions

 

How many weeks are in a term?

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has three terms or trimesters in an academic year that runs from August to the end of May. Each term is 13 weeks in length.

What is your fax number?

The fax number for the Philadelphia Campus is 215-871-6649.

The fax number for the Georgia Campus is 678-225-7553.

How do I register for classes?

Students, other than those on clerkships or preceptorships, must register online using Nucleus web services. An email will be sent from registration@pcom.edu in April for Summer registration, June for Fall registration, September for Winter Registration and January for Spring registration advising students of the courses they will be required to register.

Can I register if I owe funds to the institution?

Students will not be allowed to register for the next term if there are any financial obligations to the Institution.

How can I find out my grades?

Formal grade reports are not sent to the students. Students can review their grades by viewing them online using Nucleus web services.

How do I request a transcript?

Current students can request a transcript using Nucleus web services.
Alumni and previously enrolled students must complete a transcript request form.

How can I obtain enrollment verification?

Various forms from health insurance, employers and lending agencies may be sent to Registrar's Office via mail or fax at 215-871-6649. Students may also complete our enrollment verification form and fax to our office at 215-871-6649.

How do I change my name on my academic record?

A student requesting a name change must submit a Change of Name form with legal documentation such as marriage license, divorce decree, court order to the Registrar's Office at: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Registrar's Office, 4190 City Avenue, RH 203, Philadelphia, PA 19131.

How do I change my address?

A student may change address online using the change of address form.

Can I submit requests for verifications over the phone or by email?

No. Any verification requests must be done so in writing by completing the appropriate enrollment request form.

How do I apply for ACT 48 credits be sent to the State of Pennsylvania?

An ACT 48 application must be submitted to the Registrar's Office requesting submission of grades to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Students must apply each term for these courses to be submitted.

Do students have to apply for graduation?

Students will receive an email several months prior to graduation requesting information needed for the Commencement Booklet and Diploma. Should you not receive information by April 5 of that year, contact registrar@pcom.edu.