Parents and Family

Providing Resources, Staying Connected

We are committed to providing resources to help you and your family stay connected to what’s happening on campus, be aware of important dates and deadlines, and ultimately provide a gateway to the services that will support your student’s success at Florida Southern and beyond.

Get Involved. Stay Informed.

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The Link, Parent Newsletter

This monthly newsletter shares updates about the latest happenings at Florida Southern.

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Parent Facebook

Connect with FSC staff and other members of our parent community via our Parent Facebook page.

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Family Weekend

Join us each fall to connect with your student and get a taste of their FSC college experience

Jackie Myers

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Jack Smith '53

Jack Smith '53: This is Your Captain Speaking

As students at FSC, Jack Smith ’53 and his roommate, Charles F. “Fred” Kennard ’53, de...

Kenzie Hurley '19 in front of research poster

Emerge Scholar Kenzie Hurley Analyzes Military Data

As part of a joint FSC-DEOMI research team, alumna Kenzie Hurley ‘19 helped develop a s...

January 1 at 12:00 AM

Online Information Sessions

Join Florida Southern College admissions for our online information session.

January 2 at 12:00 AM

Southern Summer Sessions

Our Southern Summer webinars are designed to help incoming students and their families navigate the enrollment process.

July 7 at 3:00 PM

How to Live Healthy, Stay Healthy on Campus

Florida Southern is committed to meeting the changing health and wellness needs of our new and returning students. This session will address health forms needed for enrollment, the Student Health Center, and healthy lifestyle habits.

July 11 at 10:00 AM

Online Info Session for DPT

A virtual information session for prospective DPT students to learn more about Florida Southern College.

Featured Services

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Dining Services

Our food service program is focused on the student and their needs and desires. We are here not only to offer good food and friendly service, but to meet special requirements for such things as vegetarian meals or special diets. Check out the many food venues, campus dining hours, daily menus, and much more!

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Campus Safety

Our dedicated, responsive staff helps to ensure the well-being of the entire college community. In addition to an emergency text message system, our Campus Safety staff are available 24/7 to meet the needs of our students.

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Airport Shuttle Services

Florida Southern College provides shuttle transportation for current students to and from the Tampa (TPA) and Orlando (MCO) airports for breaks throughout the school year.

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About Lakeland

Visiting your student for the weekend and looking for something to do while you’re here? Check out a bike and explore the city via our 26-mile Lake-to-Lake byway. Catch a show at the historic Polk Theatre, or grab a coffee or lunch at one of our many craft coffee cafes or local restaurants. There’s always something to do in Lakeland!

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Local Accommodations

Dozens of hotels in Lakeland ensure you’ll always have a place to stay convenient to campus. Don’t forget to ask about Florida Southern discounts when making your reservations!

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Questions? Contact

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