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As of Spring 2016, UWF will automatically award associate degrees to bachelor's degree seeking students who have completed all requirements for the Associate of Arts degree. This form is used by students who wish to opt out of being automatically awarded their Associate of Arts Degree at The University of West Florida. 


Students will be able to access the Associate Degree Auto-Award Opt-Out Form via MyUWF which will require logging in with your Argonet ID and password. Students will be able to complete and submit the form online. The Registrar's Office staff will process the form.


Log into MyUWF and search for the opt-out form - type keywords, "Associate Degree," "opt-out," or "AA degree."    

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Step 2

The student's information will prefill at the top of the form. The student will need to review the Opt-Out Statement and check the box indicating their approval. 


Sign and submit the form online.

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Step 4

You will see the following screen after submission of your form online. 

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You will receive an email confirmation when your form has been processed by the Registrar's Office. 


titleWill I receive a diploma?
Yes, your Associate of Arts degree diploma will be mailed to your permanent address as it appears in your Contact and privacy Info app in MyUWF. Please check your address for accuracy

To obtain a hard copy of your AA you will need to submit the request with payment via your MYUWFInstructions found here: How to submit a Diploma Request   Please note that the fees are as follows: $10.00 replacement diploma fee $3.00 shipping fee.

titleWill I have to reapply for admission if I earn an Associate of Arts degree?

No, you will not have to reapply for admission. You will continue to enroll as you work toward your Bachelor’s degree.