The Registrar's Office ensures the proper maintenance of academic records from the first student contact to graduation from the University. The Registrar's Office handles registration, scheduling of classes, grades, transcripts, degrees, room reservations, and final exam scheduling. The Office is also responsible for transfer credits, readmissions, second degree processing for returning students, and student withdrawal (WD) and leave of absence (LOA) processing. It also provides certification and enrollment verification; maintains records related to entrance conditions; implements academic suspensions and probations; manages progress toward graduation, declaration of major, and diplomas/graduation applications; helps prepare commencement program book and provides commencement support services; furnishes full support for summer programs and extensions; and administers registration for courses available through the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. The office ensures effective liaison with other departments and divisions of the University and with Information Technology Services, interprets and applies academic rules and regulations, maintains a master course file, prepares the official University calendar, and prepares reports on degrees and matriculation.