University Registrar's Welcome Message

Dear Students

Welcome to the University of Technology, Jamaica UTech, Ja. In my capacity as University Registrar, I greet you on behalf of the University community and head half of the Division of Student Services and Registry. This is the beginning of a brand new chapter in your life’s journey and indeed this is your opportunity to shine.

The Division is responsible for coordinating the activities of the student lifecycle from admissions and enrolment until graduation and facilitating the activities of the University is governing bodies including but not limited to the Council, Academic Board and the respective committees to ensure the effectiveness of and efficiency in the University's system of governance.

Other key responsibilities for the Office of the University Registrar include:

  • Maintaining all student academic records, past and present
  • Security and privacy for academic records
  • Coordinating the University’s academic schedule of classes and final examination schedules
  • Degree clearance and posting of degrees awarded
  • Transcript production and distribution


I am ably supported by the following senior officers and their respective team members who are looking forward to serving you.

  • Mr Barry Thomas, Deputy Registrar, Academic Services
  • Mrs Charmagne Muphy, Assistant Registrar, University Secretariat
  • Mrs Dorrset Gabbidon- Pottinger, Assistant Registrar, Student Services
  • Mrs Paulette Groves- Robinson, Assistant Registrar, Examinations
  • Mrs Antoinette Smith Assistant Registrar, Western Campus


Your registration as a UTech, Jamaica Knight demonstrates your commitment to the core values of the University  of Service, Team Spirit, Accountability and Respect.  (STAR) YOU are destined to be a S.T.A.R!!! As a proud UTech, Ja. Knight, you have chosen to join a fraternity of hope, brightness, strength and work-readiness.

Again, welcome and remember, this is your time to shine! .)! – This is Your S.T.A.R. I.N Moment!

 Mercedes Deane 

University Registrar.