Office of the Registrar

Summer 2018 Graduation Progress Tracker

Want to know the status of your graduation right now?
The Graduation Progress Tracker is designed to give you a live look at the administrative processes happening now, as we ensure that your hard earned degree is awarded and you receive your diploma or certificate.
Keep checking back for updates. Go BUCS!

  • The purple boxes denote completion progress
  • Clicking on the progress titles in the menu below will display a list of what’s involved in each phase

Grades Due End of Term Processing* AutoGrad Graduation** Diplomas End of Cycle

*Transcripts available with final grades
**Transcripts available with final grades and awarded degree

Grades Due From Professors +Estimated Date of Completion: 8/3/2018

  • Professors submit grades by noon

End of Term Processing+Estimated Date of Completion: 8/10/2018

  • Grades posted to academic record
  • Process Grade Forgiveness and withdrawal
  • Grade forgiveness & GPA updated on academic record
  • Transcript ready with final grades

AutoGrad Processing+Estimated Date of Completion: 8/14/2018

  • System automatically checking for degree completion

Graduation Processing+Estimated Date of Completion: 8/17/2018

  • Internal random auditing
  • Academic departments receive list of graduates
  • Degrees posted to academic records
  • School of Education Endorsements posted to transcripts
  • Graduates notified of awarded degree via BUCS email
  • Transcripts ready with degree notation
  • Degree complete, "opted out" students notified
  • Financial aid notified of "opted out" degree complete students

Diplomas Ordered+Estimated Date of Completion: 8/20/2018

  • Diploma print order submitted (please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery to the address on file)
  • Graduates notified via BUCS email when diplomas are en route

End of Graduation Cycle+Estimated Date of Completion: 9/17/2018

  • Continuation of record review, for students with outstanding requirements (“I” grades, pending transcripts)
  • Final diploma order submitted
  • Diplomas mailed
  • Remaining graduates notified via BUCS email when diplomas are en route

Credentials Solutions!

Florida SouthWestern State College has appointed Credentials Inc. as the designated agent for processing and sending official electronic transcripts on behalf of the college. The PDF transcript that is produced using this service contains the identical information as the printed transcript and can be certified as unaltered by uploading the file to the company’s website that is provided during the delivery process. Credentials Inc. has been granted the authority to deliver all such electronic transcript requests on behalf of FSW and respond to any inquiries regarding the transactions.


About the Office of the Registrar

As a department within Academic Affairs, the Office of the Registrar provides academic record keeping services, facilitates registration, maintains the academic catalog, enforces academic policies as they relate to students, and manages the petitions for exceptions to academic policies and procedures.

The office works with and for a variety of constituents to support students as they pursue their educational goals. This support will often take the form of credit re-evaluation, academic second chance petitions, and final degree checks for graduation.


The Office of the Registrar maintains accurate student records, implements faculty decisions concerning curriculum, enforces academic policies, and processes petitions for exceptions to these policies.

The office ensures that students, staff, faculty, and administrators can access student records in a manner that both meets their needs and complies with federal, state, and institutional regulations.

The Registrar provides students, faculty, and staff with a full suite of records services which include course registration, graduation clearance, and transcript production.

Office of the Registrar
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919

E-mail Address:

General: (239) 489-9121
Fax: (239) 489-9040

Hours of Operation

Monday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 am to 6:30 pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Chat Hours

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm


2017-2018 Program CIP Codes