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Monmouth University

Monmouth University is a private university located in West Long Branch, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.


400 Cedar Ave
West Long Branch


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Monmouth College was founded in 1933 as a junior college. On January 18, 1956, Monmouth received accreditation to grant four-year Bachelor's degrees, and in March 1995, it received its university charter from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.

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As the official "Records Office" at Monmouth University, the Office of the Registrar has an important mission which supports the operation of the University. This is the office of the University authorized to issue official transcripts, certify the enrollment and attendance of students, and determine eligibility for graduation. Accordingly, the Registrar and the staff of the Office of the Registrar have the responsibility of maintaining timely and accurate student academic records, while maintaining the privacy and security of those records. As a central administrative office of the University, the Office of the Registrar is responsible for scheduling classes into the general classroom spaces, registering students for classes, grade recording, and grade reporting. This Office provides data for internal and external reporting, assists schools and departments by furnishing needed data and other services, assists the faculty wherever possible, and renders services to alumni by providing transcripts, certifications, and other records as needed. As a principal administrative officer, the Registrar assists the chief officers of the institution by providing reports, analyses, and recommendations required for policy formulation. The Registrar facilitates and implements institutional policy, providing interpretation and enforcement of policy. The Office assists the various academic units in ensuring compliance with University policies and procedures pertaining to the observance of the academic calendar, grading practices, and recording of academic performance through publication of official procedures memoranda and personal advisement. The Office of the Registrar recognizes service to students and faculty first among its priorities, and the Office's primary constituencies. As a primary information resource for students and faculty, this Office actively seeks ways to effectively communicate and to inform students of their rights, responsibilities, and related procedures. As a service-oriented office, in addition to providing efficient and immediate access to information, this Office facilitates and coordinates activities of students and faculty pertaining to administrative matters. Dedicated to supporting the mission of the University, the Office of the Registrar employs sound management techniques, staying on the cutting edge of technology. The Office is staffed with qualified personnel in all areas who continuously monitor office practices and procedures and recommend changes to ensure the most efficient and prompt service. The Office of the Registrar attempts to be an exemplary model with the University for "customer service". The highest quality of service is sought through the performance of its staff in accordance with the values articulated in the Office of the Registrar's Statement of Principles of Caring Service. Individual exceptions to the procedures outlined herein will be determined on a case-by-case basis if the affected student presents compelling factual statements. The Registrar has the authority to waive any part of the procedures, if in her judgment, the situation warrants an exception.



Miles Austin, wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. Anthony Beltempo, creator of the MTV reality show Jersey Shore (TV show). Wendy Boglioli, a former Olympic swimmer and swimming coach at Yale University, who later became an executive and motivational speaker. Brad Brach, pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles Trish Millines Dziko, a "Microsoft millionaire" philanthropist, 2004 winner of Silver Anniversary Awards (NCAA) and co-founder of Technology Access Foundation (TAF). Katie Gallagher, reality show contestant runner up on Survivor: Palau Jose Gumbs, is an American football safety for the Washington Redskins in the National Football League. Ed Halicki, former professional baseball player who pitched a no-hitter for the San Francisco Giants against the New York Mets on August 24, 1975. James William Holzapfel, member of the New Jersey Senate and New Jersey General Assembly Noel Lawrence Hillman, a United States federal judge. Henry R. Kranzler, M.D., professor of Psychiatry and director of the Center for Studies of Addiction at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Ron Lapin (1941�1995) was a maverick Israeli-born American physician, who pioneered "bloodless surgery" and was nominated for a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1983. Stephenie LaGrossa, reality show contestant was featured on Survivor: Palau, Survivor: Guatemala and Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains Jack Lawless, Attended Monmouth University for a semester and a half before being recruited as the touring drummer for The Jonas Brothers Pat Light, 37th overall pick in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. John Daido Loori, Zen Buddhist priest and Abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery attended Monmouth in the 1960s, but did not graduate. East Side Dave McDonald, host of The Davey Mac Sports Program on SiriusXM satellite radio Lee Lozowick, an American spiritual teacher and author. Bryan Meredith, Goalkeeper for the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer. Matt Morgan, Professional wrestler with Total Nonstop Action and American Gladiators TV personality. John Nalbone, former tight end for the Dallas Cowboys Declan O'Scanlon New Jersey Assemblyman � 12th legislative district Christie Rampone, United States women's national soccer team captain. Mitchell Shivers, former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense Yvonne Thornton, physician, an obstetrician and bestselling author.



Suburban, 156 acres (63 ha)