Registrar's Office

Registrar’s Office

 

Welcome to the Office of the Registrar

Our office handles many of your academic needs as a current student and alumnus of Florida Southern.

Whether you need to register for classes, browse the academic calendar, transfer course credits, order transcripts, or prepare for graduation, the staff is here to help you. Currently enrolled students register via the portal or attend registration (see below).

Summer 2015-2016

 
May 2 Adult Undergraduate Summer 3A Begins & Adult Undergraduate Summer 3C Begins
May 5 Undergraduate Summer D Begins
May 11 Undergraduate Summer A Begins & Undergraduate Summer C Begins
May 27 Final Day to Drop a course from Undergraduate Summer A without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.
May 30 Holiday, Memorial Day - Campus is closed
June 2 Final Day to Drop a course from Adult Undergraduate Summer 3A without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.
June 3 Final Day to Drop a course from Undergraduate Summer D without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.
June 14 Courses End for Undergraduate Summer A
June 15 Undergraduate Summer B Begins
June 17

Final Day to Drop a course from Undergraduate Summer C without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.

June 20 Courses End for Adult Undergraduate Summer 3A
 June 24 Courses End for Undergraduate Summer D
June 27 Adult Undergraduate Summer 3B Begins
July 1 Final Day to Drop a course from Undergraduate Summer B without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.
July 4 Holiday, Independence Day - Campus is closed
July 11 Final Day to Drop a course from Adult Undergraduate Summer 3C without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.
July 19 Courses End for Undergraduate Summer B and Undergraduate Summer C
July 28 Final Day to Drop a course from Adult Undergraduate Summer 3B without Academic Penalty / to Withdraw from the College
before 5:00 p.m.
August 15 Courses End for Adult Undergraduate Summer 3B and Adult Undergraduate Summer 3C
August 19 Conferring Summer Degrees
   

See Academic Calendar  

For evening program, graduate, and teacher workshop schedules and forms,
please refer to the Adult & Graduate Education Schedules.

Office of the Registrar

Our office handles registration for classes, academic calendar, transfer course credits, transcripts, and preparing for graduation as a current student or alumnus of Florida Southern.

Hours

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Contact Us

Phone: 863.680.4127
Fax: 863.680.4565
E-mail: registrar@flsouthern.edu

Find Us

We are located in the Thad Buckner Building. Campus map code "BB".

   

Course schedules now located on the FSC Portal ‚Äč

Forms

These forms are available in the Registrar's Office, or may be printed, completed, and returned to the Office.

Change Your Major

Some students enter Florida Southern with a clear academic direction. However, some students decide to change their major during their academic career.

To change your major and/or advisor, please download and complete an Advisor/Major Change form and submit it to the Registrar’s Office.

If you are changing your major to one of the following you will need to obtain approval from the faculty/dean listed:
Athletic training - Professor S. Stanley-Green
BFA in Graphic Design - Professor S. Romero
BFA in Studio Art - Professor W. Otremsky
Dance - Professor E. LaSala 
Marine Biology - Dr. B. Franks
Musical Theatre - Dr. C. Roll
Nursing - Dr. L. Reinhart

Advising is an integral part of academic life at FSC. Upon arriving at FSC, each student is assigned to an advisor, who serves as a mentor to help the student develop a plan for success.

See a list of Majors & Career Tracks  

Transfer Credits to FSC

If you are taking credits outside of Florida Southern, all transcripts are due upon completion of the course work. The official transcripts must be mailed to the Office of the Registrar.

In order to be considered official, all transcripts must be sent directly from the other institution to FSC’s Office of Admissions (new students) or the Office of the Registrar (continuing students).

Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698

Transcripts must be received by the Registrar’s Office at least two weeks prior to graduation.

Veteran

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Students who are supported financially by the Veterans Administration, Department of Veterans Benefits, are subject to Academic Performance Requirements.

For information regarding Veteran Education benefits please contact Candace Howard by email at choward@flsouthern.edu or by phone at 863.680.4127.

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We support our student veterans and the military community.

Graduation

Graduation

You are encouraged to schedule a graduation check when you’ve earned 75 credit hours. Just call 863.680.4127 or come by the our office to schedule your appointment.

Florida Southern holds two graduation ceremonies each year, one in the spring and one in the fall. (Summer and fall graduates participate in the fall Commencement.) To graduate, you must complete an Application for Graduation. Applications for Graduation can be accessed directly through your portal, go to the Student tab, and Advising Info.

Commencement instructions are distributed approximately two months prior to graduation. There is a graduation fee of $60.00. This covers academic costs associated with commencement including preparation of diplomas. This fee does not cover the purchase of caps and gowns. These are purchased directly from the bookstore.

Graduation Application

Log onto the FSC Portal to fill out the Graduation Application online.

Apply for Graduation


Graduation fees are paid on the FSC Portal as well.

See the Commencement Handbook for more graduation details  

Are you ready to graduate?

You must complete an Application for Graduation and submit it to the registrar’s office the semester prior to your final semester.

GRADUATING IN FALL

Your application must be received by April 15.

GRADUATING IN SPRING

Your application must be received by December 15.

GRADUATING IN SUMMER

Your application must be received by March 15.

To confirm receipt, please call 863.680.4127.

Transcripts

We offer online transcript ordering. Click below to access the site, taking you to our partner National Student Clearinghouse. Or you may submit a Transcript Request Form to the Office of the Registrar. Florida Southern charges a $7.50 fee per transcript.

Order Transcript Online

Office of the Registrar
Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801-5698

Be sure to include:

  • Your full legal name (first, middle, last)
  • Your maiden name, if applicable
  • Your Social Security number
  • Your contact info (address, phone number, and email)
  • The last year you attended FSC (non-graduate); OR year of graduation from FSC
  • The address where you would like the transcript mailed
  • Your payment (Send check or money order). If you wish to pay by credit card, please call 863.680.4127.

There are six different delivery methods to choose when ordering online. If you select to have the transcript sent electronically, ensure the recipient will be able to accept it.

Please note: Florida Department of Education is not accepting electronic transcripts through National Student Clearinghouse, when ordering for FLDOE select by mail.

Meet Our Staff

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Sally Thissen
Registrar
863.680.4127
sthissen@flsouthern.edu

Renee Beals

Renee Beals
Assistant Registrar
863.680.3992
mbeals@flsouthern.edu

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Sterling Strader
Assistant to the Registrar
863.680.3917
sstrader@flsouthern.edu

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Sandy Herring
Registration and Advising Associate
863.680.6277
sherring@flsouthern.edu

photoAdrienne Sapp
Assistant to the Registrar
863.680.3915
asapp@flsouthern.edu

 

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Lindsay Thibodaux
Registration and Advising Associate
863.680.5031
lthibodaux@flsouthern.edu

photo Linda Horn
Transcript Clerk
863.680.3916
lhorn@flsouthern.edu

 

Candace HowardCandace Howard
Administrative Assistant
863.680.3913
choward@flsouthern.edu
photoKara Johnson
Receptionist
863-680-3918
kjohnson@flsouthern.edu