Frequently Asked Questions


Where can I find a description of a course or if a course has a pre-requisite?

Please contact an Academic Advisor or visit this link: (Please refer to the Current College catalog): http://www.fsw.edu/catalog

OR

Click on Academics in the navigation bar. Then scroll select College Catalog from the sidebar. Click on the current catalog year. Scroll down until you see Course Descriptions in the gray box on the left of the screen. Click on Course Descriptions. You can either course filter by prefix, course code, or keywords or scroll down and look page by page.


Where can I find the Official College Calendar?

Please click on the link below:
http://www.fsw.edu/calendar

OR

Click on Calendars link in the top header.


Where can I find the Official College Catalog?

Please click on the link below:
http://www.fsw.edu/catalog/

OR

Click on Academics in the navigation bar. Then scroll select College Catalog from the sidebar.


Where can I find my textbooks and course materials for my specific class?

Go to www.fsw.edu. Click on the Bookstore link under Student Resources. Select your campus bookstore then click on Textbooks & Course Materials on the left side of the website page:

OR

Click on the link below and select your campus bookstore then click on Textbooks & Course Materials on the left side of the website page:
http://www.fsw.edu/bookstore


Where can I find a transcript request form?

Please visit the Records and Registration web page or visit your nearest campus.


Where can I find frequently requested or used forms?

Please visit the Records and Registration website at the link below, then find the forms on the right side of the screen or visit your nearest campus. http://www.fsw.edu/registrar/


When does registration begin?

Please refer to the College Calendar for registration dates. Other important registration dates, such as late registration, add/drop period, and refund and withdrawal deadlines, are also set in the College Calendar.

Please Note: Placement testing is required of all degree and certificate seeking students prior to registration.

You can also visit or contact your nearest campus. http://www.fsw.edu/


How can I change my major?

Before changing your major, please speak with an Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor will need to go over your education plan with you.


How do I apply for graduation?

Please go to this link: http://www.fsw.edu/academics/graduation


How do I know if I have a hold?

When you log onto your MyFSW Portal, click on the blue button labeled my Status Summary, then click on holds.


How do I schedule an appointment with a Lee/Collier/Charlotte/Hendry/FSW Online advisor?


Can I take a course over for a better grade?

Please visit the following link for more information on Lifelong Learning Surcharge, Multiple Attempt Course Surcharge, Maximum Course Attempts, Grade Forgiveness Policy, and other policies under the Grading Policies and Multiple Course Attempts heading (Please refer to the current college catalog year that we are currently in).

Please contact an Academic Advisor or appropriate department for more information. http://www.fsw.edu/catalog


Where can I get assistance on deciding on a major?

Please visit our Career Service website for more information: http://www.fsw.edu/careerservices


How many credits are considered full time vs. part time student status?

Full Time: A student enrolled in twelve credits or more during the Fall, Spring or Summer semesters, or six credits or more during a mini-semester is considered to be a full-time student.

Part Time: A student enrolled in fewer than twelve credits during the Fall, Spring or Summer semesters, or fewer than six credits during a mini semester is considered to be a part-time student.