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Welcome to Florida Southern College
Accepted Student Checklist

Being accepted is a big deal. Way to Go, Future Moc!

Tell the world!

You can use these cover photos to share your success, or just post one to your wall. Be sure to use #fscbound when sharing your photos!

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What to do next.

connect with us!

From video tours to online information sessions, we have lots of resources for you to experience Florida Southern virtually!

Ready to visit campus in person? Check out our on-campus visit options.

Register for Scholars Weekend.

2021 admitted students, join us for this exclusive program! So much more than a campus visit, this invitation-only event immerses you in college life. Review the dates and save your spot now.

Be sure to check if you are eligible for our Fly on Us Program.

Submit your FAFSA.

We encourage all families to complete a FAFSA. Be sure to include Florida Southern (001488) as a school of choice.

Students entering in August 2020 should submit the 2020-2021 FAFSA. The FAFSA opens on October 1, 2020 for students entering in 2021.

Accept our offer of admission!

When you submit your enrollment deposit, you save your space in the upcoming Class and residence halls.

The enrollment deposit is $500 if you plan to live on campus and $300 if you’ll commute. You may pay online or by phone at 1.800.274.4131.

Get Ready for Life On Campus!

Stay on track with the Enrolled Student Checklist

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Enrolled Student Checklist

Fall 2020

1

Complete the New Student Enrollment Forms
Due As Soon As Possible

These forms review emergency contact information, insurance coverage, and provide a place to indicate your housing preferences. They must be completed by both commuters and residential students alike. Priority Deadline: June 1, or within two weeks of submitting enrollment deposit.

2

Complete the Course Preference Form
Due As Soon As Possible

What will you study when you get to campus? Take a few moments to tell us what types of courses you are interested in taking. Your selections will help us to better create your course schedule. Priority Deadline: June 1, or within two weeks of submitting enrollment deposit.

Does not apply to transfer students.

3

View Your Course Schedule

First-year student schedules are available to view on the FSC Portal. You will have an opportunity to review your schedule at Orientation. If you have any questions in the interim, please contact our Student Success Specialists. If you have just recently accepted our offer of admission, please check with your Admissions Counselor on timing of schedule availability.

4

Provide Proof of Identity
Due As Soon As Possible

We have recently updated our policies for verification of student identities. You will need to complete this process prior to beginning coursework at Florida Southern College. To satisfy this requirement, you must provide a copy of your government issued photo identification. You are encouraged to provide this identification in advance of your arrival by uploading a copy via your Student Status page. You will be required to provide your official ID when you arrive on campus in order to receive your FSC ID.

Upload ID to your student status page
Acceptable forms of ID include: state issued driver’s license, state issued photo identification card, or unexpired government issued passport.
5

Review the Enrollment Guide

A helpful resource, this will answer your questions and help you transition successfully to Florida Southern College.

6

Transfer Student Advising Days
Registration Form Opens July 1, 2020

Transfer students should register for this summer advising program designed to prepare transfer students to begin coursework in the fall. Review the dates and save your spot now.

Does not apply to first-year students.

Transfer Students Learn More
Registration form opens July 1, 2020.
7

Finalize Financial Aid Awards
Due July 1, 2020

Accept or decline your student loans, review terms and conditions, and complete other important next steps to finalize your aid package no later than July 1.

Take the Next Steps
Due before July 1, 2020.
8

Finalize Payments
Due August 1, 2020

Before the semester begins, please make sure all your bills are paid. Check with the Business Office if you have questions or concerns. Fall bills will be available through the FSC Portal in mid-June. Please review your bill and payment options. By enrolling in our interest-free payment plan, you can spread your balance for the year out over ten months. Payment is due by August 1.

Login to FSC Portal to pay bills Download Payment Instructions
Fall bills will be available through the FSC Portal in mid-June and payment is due before August 1.
9

Send in Final Transcripts and Test Scores
Due August 1, 2020

Final high school transcripts must be official and reflect your date of graduation. If you’ve taken dual-enrollment courses — we’ll need an official transcript from each school(s) where credit was earned in order to award credit.

Credit by Examination (AP, CLEP, AICE) requires that we receive your official test scores from the testing agency. IB coursework requires an official copy of the IB diploma or the IB score.

Transfer students must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended previously, and a completed social standing form.

10

Decline Health Coverage
Due August 1, 2020

As part of the College’s plan to ensure all students have access to healthcare, all full-time students are automatically enrolled in the College’s Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan. However, you can opt-out by providing proof of coverage.

Opt Out of Coverage
Due before August 1, 2020.
11

Complete All Medical Forms
Due August 1, 2020

To avoid delays with moving in and starting classes, submit all medical forms as soon as possible.

Students and parents are also required to read our Student Health Center’s notice of privacy practices, which outlines student medical information disclosure.

Download The Medical Forms
Deadline for this form is August 1, 2020.
12

Mail Your Stuff
Beginning July 15, 2020

Incoming students can mail their belongings ahead of time. Items will be stored in a climate controlled facility on campus and delivered to your rooms at your scheduled move-in time. Boldly write your room assignment on the boxes; if sending multiple boxes, please include 1 of 5, 2 of 5, etc.

Address mail as follows:

STUDENT NAME - ID# XXXXXXX
BUILDING NAME AND ROOM #
111 LAKE HOLLINGSWORTH DR
LAKELAND, FL 33801
13

Upload Photo for FSC ID
Due August 15, 2020

Please be sure to view the Student ID Instructions PDF for photo guidelines. Photos must be in a JPG format; instructions include direction for how to use your iPhone to create JPG photos.

Login to FSC Portal for student id Download Student Id Instructions
The College reserves the right to refuse the photograph if it does not meet the above criteria or if deemed inappropriate by the Campus Safety and Security Office.
14

Apply for a Parking Permit
Due August 15, 2020

Plan to bring a car to campus? Log onto the Portal to apply for a parking permit. Find the application under "Community Living" on the “Students” tab.

15

Attend New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation gives you a glimpse at the many academic and extracurricular opportunities waiting for you at Florida Southern.

  • August 27 for International Students
  • August 28 and 29 for First-year Students
  • August 30 for Transfer Students

Learn More about new student orientation

Check-In Time - View your personalized check-in date, time and location on the FSC Portal (when available).

More information coming soon.
16

Review the Academic Calendar

Important dates to know.

17

Connect with future Mocs

Keep up to what’s happening on campus!