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.
Parents and families are automatically added to our monthly newsletter which shares updates about the latest happenings at Florida Southern.
Connect with FSC staff and other members of our parent community via our Parent Facebook page.
Students are automatically enrolled in the emergency text message system but parents and families are welcome to join as well.
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April 21 at 6:00 PM
Please Join the FSC CC in a group discussion about creating a community of healing. The conversation will focus on how we can overcome life events that have impacted our emotions, feelings of safety, and our relationships.
May 3 at 3:00 PM
As life becomes more demanding on our time, concentration, and focus we can tend to lose focus on the here and now. This program is designed to assist you in developing strategies and becoming more mindful. Individuals that’s practice mindfulness reports greater life satisfaction, lower mental health difficulties, and lower physical health challenges. Join us as we define mindfulness and explore ways to integrate it into our daily lives.
Every Monday at 3:00 PM
May 4 at 2:00 PM
Even the most successful relationships have conflict. It is not the presence of conflict but rather how it is managed that determines the health of an intimate relationship. This webinar will talk about functional verses dysfunctional patterns that predict success or failure in a relationship.
Every Tuesday at 2:00 PM
May 5 at 12:00 PM
Due to all the roles we have and their demands on our time we can tend to lose time for ourselves. This self-care based program will assist individuals in understand the importance of self-care, identifying and developing self-care strategies, and implementing self-care into their daily lives. Self-care can help you build resilience, manage stress, and prevents burnout. Self-care can help you recognize your emotional responses to stress, and develop coping skills to manage them.
Every Wednesday at 12:00 PM
Orientation and Registration: New and Transfer Students
Classes Begin at 8:00 AM
Final day to register, add a course, drop a course, change a course to Pass/Fail or Audit before 5:00 PM
There are no tuition or fee refunds for withdrawn courses after February 1, 2021.
Final Day to Withdraw from an “A” course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM
Group advising for Spring Semester at 10:50 AM
Final day of “A” courses
Midterm Grades Due in Registrar’s Office
First day of “B” courses
Final day to add a “B” Course before 5:00 PM.
No Class - Good Friday
Final Day to Withdraw from a Course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM
Final Day to Withdraw from College before 5:00 PM
Students with 93 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 8:00 PM
Students with 60 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 8:00 PM
Final Day to Withdraw from a “B” Course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM
Students with 30 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 8:00 PM
Students with 16-29 earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 7:00 AM
Students with 0-15 earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 7:00 AM
Final Day of Class
May 10 - 12
August 28 to 30
Final day to add an online course ending in “A” or “EA” before noon.
There are no tuition or fee refunds for withdrawn courses after September 6, 2021.
Final day to add an online course ending in “B” or “EB” before noon.
October 21 to 26
No Class - Fall Break
Final day to add a “B” course before 5:00 PM
Students with 2-29 earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 7:00 AM
Students with 0-1 earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 7:00 AM
November 24 to 26
December 13 - 15
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!