Parents and Family

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Relive the moments with Dr. Anne Kerr, Dr. Brad Hollingshead, and other notable folks as we celebrate the achievements of our graduating Mocs.

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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

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

2020 graduates

Reimagining Commencement: Groundbreaking Virtual Event Co...

Students, family members, and friends marked the big day by viewing a special video pre...

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FSC Adopts Test-Optional Admissions Policy Starting in 20...

Students may apply for admission without submitting standardized test scores.

Dr. Melanie Fowler, Ed.D.

Meet Dr. Melanie Fowler

"My experience with the Ed.D program at FSC has been the greatest challenge and opportu...

January 1 at 12:00 AM

MocTalk Webinars

Get your college search questions answered through a live webinar. New topics added regularly.

January 1 at 12:00 AM

Online Information Sessions

Join Florida Southern College admissions for our online information session.

May 28 at 3:00 PM

Finalizing Financial Aid

This webinar covers financial aid options available to FL residents i.e. Ease, Bright Futures, and PrePaid.

May 28 at 4:00 PM

Online Info Session

Counselors Presenting: Gabriella Guzman

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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Alumni & Giving