Stephen F. Austin State University

Common Questions & Concerns

Many parents stay involved in their child's matriculation though College. Below are answers that address common questions and concerns we receive from parents.

Viewing Your Student's Academic Information

Grades

The University does not mail grades to students or parents. Grades will be made available to view online through the student's mySFA (the student's password-protected account). Students wishing to share their grades with their parents can request a transcript which can be mailed to the address of their choice.

Your Insurance Needs Proof of Enrollment

Our office can provide verifications concerning registration. Parents and/or students can request a pre-registration or enrollment verification letter either in person or by phone. Any forms provided by insurance companies or loan providers can be brought in person by the student to the Registrar's office.

Stephen F. Austin State University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:

National Student Clearinghouse

3454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300

Herndon, VA 20171

Phone: 703-742-4200

FAX: 703-742-4239

E-mail: degreeverify@studentclearinghouse.org

To contact Stephen F. Austin State University directly, see information below:

Office of the Registrar

P.O. Box 13050

Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Phone: 936-468-2379

FAX: 936-468-6651

Contact: Andrew Roybal-Cano, Student Records Specialist -Records Verification

Rusk Building - Rm 202

Retrieving Your Student's mySFA Login Credentials

The Help Desk can only assist the student with mySFA usernames and passwords. This secure login information is protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Please have your student contact the Help Desk at 936-468-7277 for assistance.

If you are attempting to help your student access their mySFA. Have them call the number above and have their student ID number ready. If they do not know their ID number, they can call us at 936.468.1370 and we can verify their account and provide the help desk employee with their ID number.

Dual Credit students tend to have difficulty finding time to call. We have been told by several students that the high school counselor will allow the student to call. So we encourage high school students to ask the high school administration or counselor.

Paying Your Student's Bill

Students can give others permission to access their eBill accounts. For more information, contact the Business Office at 936-468-6960 or businessoffice@sfasu.edu. The Registrar's Office is unable to assist parents with eBill logins.

Common Questions

How can I retrieve my child's mySFA username and password?

The Help Desk can only assist the student with mySFA usernames and passwords. This secure login information is protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Please have your student contact the Help Desk at 936-468-4357 for assistance.

Sometimes students are attending high school and have difficulty finding time to call. We have been told by several students that the high school counselor will allow the student to call. So we encourage high school students to ask the high school administration or counselor.

I need to pay my student's bill.
Students can give others permission to access their eBill accounts. For more information, contact the Business Office at 936-468-6960 or businessoffice@sfasu.edu. The Registrar's Office is unable to assist parents with eBill logins.
I'd like to find out my child's grades.
Stephen F. Austin does not mail grades to students or their parents. Grades will be made available to view online through the student's mySFA (the student's password-protected account). Students wishing to share their grades with their parents can request a transcript which can be mailed to the address of their choice.
My insurance company and employer are requesting proof that my child is attending Stephen F. Austin State Univeristy in order to receive a good driver's discount and to continue benefits.

An enrollment verification letter is an official document provided by the Registrar's office verifying student status (full-time and part-time), dates of attendence and classification by term. Parents and/or students can request an enrollment verification letter either in person or by phone. Any forms provided by insurance companies or loan providers can be brought in person by the student to the Registrar's office.

Stephen F. Austin State University has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide enrollment and degree verifications. The National Student Clearinghouse can be contacted at:

National Student Clearinghouse
3454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300
Herndon, VA 20171
Phone: 703-742-4200
FAX: 703-742-4239
E-mail: degreeverify@studentclearinghouse.org

To contact Stephen F. Austin State University directly, see information below:

Office of the Registrar
P.O. Box 13050
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962
Phone: 936-468-2379
FAX: 936-468-6651
Contact: Joshua Renfro, Student Records Specialist -Records Verification, Rusk Building - Rm 202