Student Records

How can I change my emergency contact information?

  1. Navigate to the Samford Portal (
  2. Click the 'Personal Information' tab
  3. Click 'View and Update Emergency Contacts'

Page last updated: Wed, 09/11/2013 - 14:48

How do I access online registration?

  1. Log into the Samford portal
  2. Click on the “Banner” tab
  3. Click the menu item entitled “Student & Financial Aid”.
  4. Click the menu item entitled "Registration" to begin.

Page last updated: Tue, 04/02/2013 - 14:31

How can I obtain my anonymous test number?

Every student who matriculates at Cumberland School of Law is assigned an anonymous test number. This number will be assigned after the first week of school. If you lose or forget your anonymous test number you may come by the Office of Law Student Records to retrieve your number. Please be prepared to present a valid photo ID which may include your Samford ID, Drivers License, Military ID or other photo ID. Anonymous numbers will not be given out without a photo ID.

Page last updated: Mon, 08/02/2010 - 10:24

What is an anonymous test number?

Grading at Cumberland School of Law is anonymous. Each student is assigned an anonymous test number. Unless otherwise noted, this number will be used for every quiz, test and/or final given in lieu of names or student id's. A student's anonymous test number will remain the same throughout their enrollment at Cumberland.

Page last updated: Wed, 08/05/2009 - 13:55

Will I be given a class rank if I transfer to Cumberland from another law school?

Cumberland will not calculate a specific class rank after a transfer student's first semester at our law school. We will provide data and a determination of where you would rank with your cumulative GPA for your purposes. After a transfer student's second semester at Cumberland, the student will be officially ranked with other students in the class. 

Page last updated: Tue, 06/24/2014 - 08:34

How may I obtain my class rank?

The Office of Law Student Records will send out an email to all students notifying you that class ranks are available. You may request your class rank via email with the following information:

  • Class (1L, 2L, or 3L)
  • Cumulative GPA
  • SUid

You may also request your class rank by coming to the Office of Law Student Records and providing the following information:

  • Class (1L, 2L, or 3L)
  • Cumulative GPA
  • Photo ID


Page last updated: Mon, 10/17/2011 - 16:44

What is my SUid?

Your SUid is a nine digit number that is assigned to you upon acceptance to the University. The SUid begins with the number 9 (nine). There are two ways in which to locate your SUid:

Page last updated: Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:08

How are class ranks calculated?

Class ranks are calculated based on a student's cumulative GPA. These ranks are calculated at the end of each semester. Ranks are a snapshot of a point in time. Once ranks are calculated they are not changed or re-calculated to reflect grade changes.

Page last updated: Wed, 07/22/2009 - 09:11

Where can I view my detailed class schedule?

  • Access the Samford Portal
  • Click the Banner Tab
  • Click Student & Financial Aid
  • Click Registration
  • Click Student Detail Schedule
  • If prompted, select the desired term

Page last updated: Tue, 07/21/2009 - 15:00

How can I forward my Samford email to another email address (Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)?

Please see detailed instructions here.

Page last updated: Wed, 08/18/2010 - 09:36
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