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To help prospective and current students locate important information about Florida Southern, this Web page collects links to helpful information on a variety of subjects, including academic programs, cost of attendance, financial aid, and post-graduate activities of the College’s alumni.
Listed below are those items in compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008.
Institutional/Program Accreditations: Florida Southern College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's and master's degrees. More info
Mission Statement: Florida Southern is a comprehensive, independent institution that prepares students to succeed in a world filled with multifaceted societal, political, business, cultural, and environmental issues. More Info
Information on Academic Programs: Details about the academic programs offered at Florida Southern, academic performance requirements, transfer credit policies, and information about faculty and staff can be found in the Academic Catalog and also at the following links:
Additional information about Florida Southern can be found on our Web site under About FSC »
Tuition & Fees: For information about annual charges based on full-time (12-18 credit hours) tuition, room charges, meal plans, and other fees, see Cost of Attendance »
Florida Southern College is the largest source of financial aid for its students. Ninety percent of FSC's students receive some form of grant or scholarship aid from the College. In addition to grants based upon financial need, leadership and community service, and church-related awards, Florida Southern provides academic scholarships to first-year and transfer students.
Contact our Financial Aid Office at 800.205.1600 for information about applying for financial aid.
Study Abroad and Financial Aid: For students interested in studying overseas, please contact our Study Abroad office at 863.616.6411.
For tuition refund policy, requirements for withdrawal, and return of Title IV, see the Academic Catalog »
For federal loan amounts and other financial aid statistics, visit College Navigator »
Cornerstone Code of Conduct: The College’s culture and foundation recognizes that higher education encompasses more than academic activities in the classroom. Because our goal is to produce good citizens who will make a lasting impact on their communities, we live together in a community of scholars who hold one another accountable to the high ideals, vision, and mission of the College. See the Student Handbook »
Student Activities: Florida Southern students are actively engaged in more than 70 clubs and organizations, including special interest clubs, Student Government Association, and sororities and fraternities. More info
Students with Disabilities: Students with disabilities requesting accommodations should contact the Psychoeducational Testing Office: Dr. Richard Burnette, Coordinator, Student Disability Services, 863.680.4196.
For information about the diversity of Florida Southern's student body, visit College Navigator »
Drugs and Alcohol Policies: Florida Southern College is committed to promoting the health and safety of its campus community and abides by the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1990. The use, possession, purchase, and/or sale of illegal drugs and any form of alcohol on campus are prohibited. The College does not condone the abuse of prescription drugs.
For information about the health risks and consequences associated with alcohol and drugs, see the Student Handbook, Appendix A, and B. Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Programs are sponsored by the Wellness Center.
Vaccination policies: Florida Southern College requires first-year students provide proof of immunization prior to admission in August for the following:
For waivers and other health-related forms, visit the Student Health Center »
Crime & Safety Information (Clery Act): Details campus crime statistics as mandated by federal regulation. More info
Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications: Florida Southern has established procedures for making timely warning reports to the College community of incidents that pose a potential threat. In the event of an emergency, Campus Safety & Security will send out a message over the Public Address System, send a campus wide e-mail, and issue a text message alert to all members of the campus community who have signed up for one. Sign up for text-message alerts »
In addition, the College will post a notice to the Emergency Hot Line (863.680.4101) and the College’s home page.
For more about safety procedures at Florida Southern, see Campus Safety & Security »
Florida Southern graduates are successful. On average, 94% of recent graduates report landing great jobs or enrolling in prestigious graduate and professional schools. Below are links to many of the departments and services Florida Southern provides to help graduates transition into the workplace.
For more information related to retention, graduation, and placement rates, visit College Navigator »
The Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act requires co-educational institutions of post-secondary education that participate in a Title IV, federal student financial assistance program, and have an intercollegiate athletic program, to prepare an annual report to the Department of Education on athletic participation, staffing, and revenues and expenses, by men's and women's teams. For information about Florida Southern Athletics, visit fscmocs.com.
Copyright Infringement Policies: All forms of dishonesty, including cheating, plagiarism, false statements, forgery, theft, and willfully taking advantage of another person, are prohibited and will result in student accountability action. See Honor Code in the Academic Catalog as well the College's Intellectual Property Policy.
See Information Services for our networking policy, lab rules, and general information regarding the FSC network.
Voter Registration: For registration forms and information on how to register, visit the Florida Division of Elections »
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The federal Higher Education Act, the federal Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), and regulatory guidance provided in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) require direct individual notices of prescribed information to certain target audiences including prospective students; currently enrolled students; current employees; parents, coaches and counselors of prospective student athletes; and the general public. Disclosures are to include crime/security statistics, student completion/graduation rates, FERPA privacy/security rights, financial aid program information, and gender-specific information on athletic participation and financial support.