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Falcon Self-Service for Students

This guide will demonstrate how to use the various functions of the MyDaytonaState Student Falcon Self-Service portal.

Access Falcon Self-Service

  1. Go to the MyDaytonaState portal and select Falcon Self-Service.

    My Daytona State Homepage with the Falcon Self Service Tile highlighted
  2. You will be prompted for your Daytona State login information.

    Daytona State Login page

View Graduation Status

  1. Expand the Academics menu and select Graduation. Then select View Graduation Status.

    Apply for graduation screen with view Graduation Status highlighted
  2. View the Status. Please note: If you do not satisfy your graduations requirements by the end of the term you selected, you must reapply for graduation for the term you expect to complete the final requirement(s) needed to complete your program.
    The Expected Graduation Term is the semester you selected as being the term you would complete your programs graduation requirements.

    Graduations status

Graduation Status Definitions


  • Applied for Graduation – Your application was submitted, but it has not been sent to the Department Chair for review.
  • Program In Review – Your application has been sent to the Department Chair to review.
  • Pending Final Review – The Department Chair has approved your graduation application, but the semester has not ended. Your graduation status will remain in “Pending Final Review”, even if your classes are finished, until a few weeks after the full semester has ended. Once the full semester has ended and all final grades have posted, the Records department will begin the final review of all graduation applications. See Important Dates for Graduation for dates on when degrees are conferred for the semester.
  • Denied – The Department Chair denied your graduation application. All inquiries regarding the denial should be sent to the academic department or Academic Advising. If you did not satisfy requirements by the end of the term you selected on your application, you must reapply for graduation.
  • Degree Awarded – Your degree is posted on your transcript. You will receive your diploma approximately 5-7 weeks after the full semester has ended. See Important Dates for Graduation for when diplomas will be mailed.