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  • How often should I meet with an academic advisor?

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  • How do I change my major or declare a minor?

  • Can I double major?

  • What are “holds” on my record and how do I get them removed?

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  • How do I search for classes?

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  • What do I do if a course is closed or full?

  • I got an "error" message while registering for classes. What does this mean?

  • How do I drop a class?

  • How do I withdraw from a course?

  • I want to take classes at another institution, how do I know what courses will transfer back to FGCU?

  • What is DegreeWorks?

  • What is grade forgiveness and how do I apply it?

  • What are academic warning, probation, suspension, and dismissal?

  • How many service learning hours do I need?

  • Where can I find information regarding service learning opportunities?

  • How do I apply for Graduation?

  • What are the requirements for an Associate in Arts (AA) degree?