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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

Parents and families are automatically added to our monthly newsletter which 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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Campus Safety Messaging

Students are automatically enrolled in the emergency text message system but parents and families are welcome to join as well.

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FSC Update: Information about Spring Semester Plans

A message from Florida Southern for undergraduate students and parents

October 31 at 7:30 PM

Fall Into Dance

Featuring jazz, ballet, and contemporary modern pieces with choreography by Carolyn Dorfman, the FSC Dance Program is back with their annual fall dance concert. Enjoy an eclectic array of works from Florida Southern College faculty and guest artists from the comfort of your home.

November 2 at 11:00 AM

November 3 at 10:00 AM

November 4 at 11:00 AM

Know Your Limits

Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM

Fall 2020 Semester

August 28 - 29

New Student Move In

August 29 - 31

Orientation and Registration: New and Transfer Students

August 30 - 31

Returning Student Move In

September 1

Classes Begin 8:00 AM

September 2

Final day to add an online course ending in “A” or “EA” before 12 noon.

September 7

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There are no tuition or fee refunds for withdrawn courses after September 7, 2020

September 28

Final day to withdraw from an "A" course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM

October 7

Group Advising for Fall Semester at 10:50 AM

October 19

"A" Courses End

October 21

"B" Courses Begin

October 23

Midterm Grades Due in Registrar’s Office

Final day to add an online course ending in "B" or "EB" before 12:00 noon.

October 27

Final day to add a "B" course before 5:00 PM

November 2

Students with 93 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 8:00 PM

November 4

Students with 60 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 8:00 PM

November 6

Final Day to Withdraw from a Course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM

Final day to withdraw from College before 5:00 PM

November 9

Students with 30 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 8:00 PM

November 11

Students with 2-29 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 7:00 AM

November 12

Students with 0-1 or more earned hours may begin Portal Registration at 7:00 AM

November 24

Final Day to Withdraw from a "B" Course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM

November 24

Last Day of Face-to-face Instruction for Undergraduates

Residential Communities Close at 7:00 PM

November 25 - 29

Thanksgiving Recess

November 30

Remote Instruction Begins

December 11

Final Day of Class for Undergraduates

December 14 - 16

Final Exams for Undergraduates

December 19

Commencement

Spring 2021 Semester

Additional spring details will be added as available.

January 25

Orientation and Registration: New and Transfer Students

January 26

Classes Begin at 8:00 AM

February 1

Final day to register, add a course, drop a course, change a course to Pass/Fail or Audit before 5:00 PM

March 19

Mid-Term Grades Due in Registrar’s Office

April 2

No Class - Good Friday Holiday

April 9

Final day to withdraw from a course without Academic Penalty before 5:00 PM

May 7

Classes End

May 10 - 12

Final Exams

May 15

Commencement

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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.

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

Financial Aid

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Student Development

863.680.3775

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Alumni & Giving

863.680.3000

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