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Common Holds for New Students

Holds are often used to inform students of what steps need to be taken to initiate registration at FSW or to indicate any issues that may prevent registration in a future semester. Please read the descriptions carefully as some requirements must be completed in a specific order. The list is in alphabetical order.

Hold Name Description Processes Affected Contact
Accelerated HS Student Need completed Accelerated High School Registration Approval form to register for courses. Registration.

Admissions

Accounts Receivable Info Contact Cashier to resolve this hold.

Cashier

Admissions Review the description of this hold in your FSW Student Portal and submit requested information or documents.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.

Admissions

Advising

After ensuring you have resolved all holds (with the exception of Advising and Orientation):

First Time in College Students: (including recent high school graduates with FSW Dual Enrollment credit) will need to attend an Orientation & Advising Session to clear this hold. See the Orientation hold for more information on the session.

Transfer and Readmit Students are required to meet with an Academic Advisor to review their educational plan at FSW.

Remember: you cannot complete the steps to resolve this hold until all other holds have been resolved.

Registration.

AR Past Due Account Contact Cashier to resolve this hold.

Cashier

Assessment (TE) Certain students will need to complete college level placement exams. The Assessment hold must be resolved before meeting with an Academic Advisor or attending an Orientation & Advising Session. Registration.

Testing Services

At Collection Agency Contact Cashier to resolve this hold.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Cashier

Bachelor Holds (Any) Contact program coordinator for more information. Registration. Review your program admission email for contact information.
Bad Address The address you provided upon application is considered invalid. Contact the Office of Admissions to verify your address or submit a Change of Student Data form to update your address. Registration.

Admissions

Bookstore A NSF check or credit card return has left a balance on your account with the Bookstore that needs to be resolved.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

FSW Bookstore

Career
Assessment (CQ)
Contact Admissions to resolve this hold. Registration.

Admissions

College
Transcript (RT)
College transcripts are required prior to registration. To receive accurate advising, your college transcripts must be received and evaluated by FSW.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Office of the Registrar

Contact Hendry Glades Advising Contact Hendry/Glades Advising to resolve this hold. Registration.

Hendry/Glades Advising

Cornerstone Experience Contact Advising to resolve this hold.
  • Registration.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Academic Advising

Defaulted Student Loan Contact Cashier to resolve this hold.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Cashier

District Registrar Contact the Office of the Registrar to resolve this hold.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Office of the Registrar

GED Scores (GE) Submit your GED Scores to the Office of Admissions to resolve this hold. Registration.

Office of Admissions

Graduation Check Contact the Office of the Registrar to resolve this hold. Registration.

Office of the Registrar

High School
Transcript (RH)
An official, final high school transcript stating your date of graduation must be submitted to the Office of Admissions to resolve this hold.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Office of Admissions

Installment Plan Contact Cashier regarding this hold.

Cashier

International Student Advisor Review the description of this hold in your FSW Student Portal and submit requested information or documents to the Center for International Education. Registration.

Center for International Education

Missing Admissions Document(s) Review the description of this hold in FSW Student Portal and submit requested information or documents.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Admissions

Must See Academic Advisor Contact Advising to resolve this hold. Registration.

Admissions

Orientation (OR) You will receive an email to register for a required Orientation & Advising Session once you have resolved all holds other than Orientation and Advising (if applicable). This hold will be resolved when you attend the Orientation & Advising Session. Registration.

General Orientation Information

Past Due Non Tuition Balance Contact Cashier to resolve this hold.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Cashier

Past Term Tuition Balance Owed Contact Cashier to resolve this hold.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Cashier

Campus Police Unpaid parking fines will result in holds on transcripts, diplomas or registration for classes. Students who receive parking citations must pay the appropriate fine to the Cashier's Office.
  • Registration.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.

Cashier

Records or Registration Contact the Office of the Registrar to resolve this hold. Registration.

Office of the Registrar

Residency Documentation

This is a reminder to submit residency paperwork if you believe you qualify for discounted tuition as a Florida resident for tuition purposes. It will not prevent class registration. If you submit the correct documentation and qualify, the hold will be removed.

If you submitted your form and documentation more than 7 days ago and the hold hasn't been removed, check for an email from "docsign.net" (sent to the email address you used on the form). This email will let you know if there are other documents needed.

In-state Tuition.

Admissions

Veteran Deferment Contact Veteran Services to resolve this hold.
  • Viewing grades.
  • Registration.
  • Enrollment Verification.
  • Outgoing Transcripts.
  • Graduation Diploma.

Veteran Services

VP Student Services Contact the Dean of Students Office to resolve this hold. Registration. Dean of Students
Phone: (239) 489-9253