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Ohio Northern University, Office of the Registrar Records

Identifier: 0016

Scope and Contents

The Office of the Registrar records includes materials that document academic courses and student records at Ohio Northern University. More specifically, the collection contains university catalogs and bulletins, course schedules, and inactive student grade records.


  • 1871-2017


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research, with the exception of the "Student Records" series. In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), the materials in this series are considered student records and consequently are restricted from access for 72 years after their creation date or until the verified death of the individual.

Note: In compliance with University Policy 6.1 if the user is affiliated with a media organization, or if the intended outcome for archival work is create a product that wil be featured by the media, then the user should first contact ONU's Communication and Marketing Office to coordinate their archival research/media request.

Conditions Governing Use

Ohio Northern University maintains copyright for institutional records in accordance with U.S. copyright law. Collections may contain third-party materials for which copyright is not help. Users are responsible for determining the appropriate use and reuse of materials.

Administrative History

The Ohio Northern University Office of the Registrar was formed in order to create and maintain accurate records of the academic progress and accomplishments of Ohio Northern students.


16.7 Linear Feet (24 containers)

Language of Materials



The Office of the Registrar Records document the academic offerings and student achievements at Ohio Northern University. Significant materials in the collection include university catalogs and bulletins, course schedules, and inactive student grade records.


As an academic archives that strives to advance historical research and understanding of our shared histories, the ONU Archives is committed to preserving and making accessible original, historic materials. This commitment to preserving materials in an uncensored form means that collections may contain offensive text, images, or recordings.

Processing Information

The collection was processed in support of the creation of a preliminary public finding aid in 2019.

Ohio Northern University, Office of the Registrar Records, 1871-2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Ohio Northern University Archives Repository

Heterick Memorial Library
525 South Main Street
Ada Ohio 45810 United States