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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.

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 January 2021 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 863.680.4131.

Get Ready for Life On Campus!

Stay on track with the Enrolled Student Checklist

1

Get answers to the most common questions

Learn more about FSC’s plans for the Spring semester and your next steps to complete over the coming weeks as a Spring 2021 student.

2

Provide proof of identity.

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

Acceptable forms of ID include: state issued driver’s license, state issued photo identification card, or unexpired government issued passport. Deadline to upload is January 6 at 5:00 PM.

3

Complete the new student enrollment forms.

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.

4

Complete all medical forms.

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 Forms

Submit documents by December 15. Incomplete or inaccurate information will prevent move-in to residence hall and/or class.

5

Decline Health Coverage

Due before February 15, 2021

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. Students entering FSC in the Spring 2021 semester and who wish to decline coverage must opt out through the United Healthcare Student Center on or before February 15, 2021.

Opt out of coverage

Due before February 15, 2021.

6

Review the Enrollment Guide

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

7

Transfer Student Advising Days

Registration form opens December 1, 2020

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

Does not apply to first-year students.

8

Create your single sign on account

You'll want to take a moment to set up your single-sign-on account. This will give you access to the following resources all from one spot with FSC Apps, including your FSC Portal, Canvas, and Engage. You will need to create your account to log into any of your FSC account information and Clicking on the App Tile will log you into the selected application after creating your single sign on account.

9

Complete Financial Aid

When reviewing financial aid award offers, it is important to compare out of pocket expenses rather than total financial aid offered. To stay on track with the financial aid forms and documents that will need to be completed, visit our financial aid next steps checklist. Spring bills are due January 1.

10

Finalize Payments

Due January 1, 2021

Before the semester begins, please make sure all your bills are paid. Check with the Business Office if you have questions or concerns. Spring bills will be available through the FSC Portal. 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 January 1, 2021.

Login to the FSC Portal Download Payment Instructions

Spring bills will be available through the FSC Portal and payment is due before January 1, 2021.

11

Send in Final Transcripts and Test Scores

Due January 4, 2021

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.

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You’ll want to review your unofficial FSC transcript through the FSC Portal to ensure it reflects the credits you’ve earned.

12

Upload photo for FSC ID

Due January 15, 2021

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 the FSC Portal 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.

13

Attend New Student Orientation

Our one-day spring Orientation on January 23 to January 25 gives new students a chance to meet with their academic department and get acclimated to college life at Florida Southern.

14

Review the Academic Calendar

Important dates to know.

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Connect with Future Mocs

Keep up with what's happening on campus!

1

Register for Scholars Weekend

Join us for this exclusive program. This invitation-only event introduces you to college life. Choose from in-person or virtual options in February, March or April. Dates coming soon!

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

2

Pay your enrollment deposit to hold your place in the classroom and residence halls.

Your enrollment deposit saves your place at Florida Southern, makes you eligible for scholarships and financial aid, and secures your residence hall room. 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.

3

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 January 2020 should submit the 2019-2020 FAFSA. Students entering in August 2020 should submit the 2020-2021 FAFSA (opens October 1, 2019).

4

Complete the new student enrollment forms.

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.

5

Provide proof of identity.

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

Acceptable forms of ID include: state issued driver’s license, state issued photo identification card, or unexpired government issued passport.

6

Review the Enrollment Guide

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

Read the 2020 Guide Now

2021 guide available in the spring.

7

Finalize Financial Aid Awards

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

8

Connect with Future Mocs

Keep up with what's happening on campus!