You'll learn amazing things from your professors, but the majority of your time will be spent outside the classroom— getting involved, soaking in the sunshine, and catching up with friends on the most beautiful college campus in the country.
Jordan Pauley says:
You get to be so involved with campus life because you're right there for all of the events!
Laken Darst says:
I love living on campus because I can be close to my sisters! LOVE YOU AOII!
Looking for a way to spend your time after class? Whether you have a passion or want to explore a new hobby, FSC offers a variety of clubs and activities to suit your interests. Choose from 80+ existing student clubs and organizations… or start your own!
You'll find a vibrant community of fraternities and sororities at Florida Southern! We feature 12 Greek chapters—all committed to upholding the pillars of Greek Life: brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership, scholarship, and service.
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Florida Southern welcomes all faiths and offers a variety of campus ministry programs for different religions and worship styles. Strengthen and share your faith through worship services, Bible studies, mission efforts, and more.
One of many leadership opportunities at Florida Southern, Student Government Association is the coordinating and regulating agency of the student body and campus activities. SGA also represents students on matters involving college administration, faculty and staff. You can get involved in SGA or take a leadership role as early as your first year on campus!
Each year, our students share about 32,000 hours of service in our community. Want to help make a difference? Volunteer through one of Florida Southern's many clubs and community service organizations—including many which are associated with national non-profits.
Moccasins excel in NCAA Division II athletics! In fact, the Mocs have had 440+ All-American athletes and earned 27 NCAA Division II national championship titles. Our student-athletes participate in 19 varsity sports as well as water skiing.
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Participants in this level of competition are usually recruited by the team's coach and often play on a partial athletic scholarship.
Visit FSCMocs.com for more information about varsity sports at FSC
More than half of Florida Southern's students get involved in our popular (and competitive!) intramurals program. They enjoy the fun, physical activity, and sportsmanship involved with a variety of individual, dual, and team sports—including basketball, dodge ball, flag football, soccer, softball, tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, and volleyball. Join in the fun!
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Enjoy exercise classes and nutrition/fitness programming, along with all kinds of workout equipment (ellipticals, treadmills, rowing machines, weights, etc.). Whether you need a great place to work out or want to learn about living a healthy lifestyle, our comprehensive Wellness Center has resources and motivation to reach health and wellness goals.
What a great way to exercise, reduce stress, and meet up with friends—all at the same time! Our Wellness Center features a spacious pool where you can swim for fun and fitness, enjoy innovative aquatic programming, and take a break from classes.
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Our unique Waterfront Program encourages you to enjoy all "the fun in the sun" Florida has to offer. Relax by the water, check out paddleboats or kayaks, or attend a water ski clinic—all free of charge! To get started, visit the boathouse on Lake Hollingsworth, directly across from FSC's Wellness Center.
With Tampa and Orlando each less than an hour away, you'll benefit from access to two major airports—not to mention easy access to attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and Busch Gardens. The white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico are an hour west, and the Atlantic Ocean beaches are just 90 minutes east.
Laura Hackett says:
Whether you're in the mood for great shopping, a movie, a wide selection of fantastic restaurants, or maybe just walking around some beautiful courts and people watching — Lakeside Village has it all.
Kiani Carroll says:
Downtown Lakeland is the best ... Great restaurants, cute shops, cool street musicians, Downtown is urban and small town at the same time."
Most often, there is no additional charge for campus services, as they are included within your comprehensive tuition and fees.
Enjoy flavorful choices at Florida Southern’s premier dining facilities: Wynee's Bistro, Terrace Café, Tutu's Cybercafé, and the Grill Master. Whether you'd like a full meal or a quick pick-me-up, our dining options feature a variety of menus on campus to suit every taste.
Feeling under the weather? Stop by the Health Center to meet with an R.N. or schedule an appointment with a nurse practitioner. Whenever needed, our dedicated health professionals have quick access to the complete range of services in the Lakeland medical community.
Whether you're making a tough decision, working on a relationship, or just need a sounding board, the professionals in our Counseling Center want to help. Students can meet with counselors to receive the advice and support that could make all the difference in their college experience.
In many ways, our full-service Career Center is like a bridge between your Florida Southern education and your future. During your time on campus, we’ll help explore various careers, network with alumni and other professionals, develop job-search skills, discover internship possibilities, consider volunteer experiences, research graduate schools, and much more.
Tour our beautiful campus, visit with current students and admissions counselors, and learn about the admissions process.
A great chance to learn more about Florida Southern, meet faculty members and academic advisors, plan your fall schedule, and even register for classes!
This four-day program will provide an overview of the extensive range of opportunities available to you on campus.
Recognized as one of the nation’s top private colleges, Florida Southern features the most beautiful campus in the country (according to The Princeton Review), distinctive guarantees you won’t find at other schools, and a great location in Lakeland, Florida—less than an hour from Tampa and Orlando. Apply today!
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