Student Resources

Academic Honor Policy

Provides policy information and rationale for FSU's Academic Honor Code. Use this site to review your responsibilities as an FSU student.

Academic Program Guide

A list of the program descriptions and requirements for each major.

Advising Centers

Advising First: The Advising First program has approximately 40 professional academic advisors throughout the University's many academic units to assist undergraduate students with a variety of academic and non-academic issues.

Center for Exploratory Students: Assists students who find it difficult to decide on a major. If this sounds like you, talk to the staff to start on the road to choosing a major that's right for you.

Advisor Search by Department

Not sure who your academic advisor is? Use this search engine to find out. You should meet with your advisor each semester.

Adult Learning Evaluation Center (ALEC)

ALEC provides low cost psycho-educational evaluations for college students and other adults who may be experiencing academic difficulties due to a possible Learning Disability or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Academic coaching also is offered for a fee.

Career Center

The Career Center can help students prepare resumes, practice interviewing, apply for jobs or graduate school, locate a job internship/coop, network with professionals in their field of study, or prepare for a career exposition.

SDS 3340: Introduction to Career Development

SDS 3340, Introduction to Career Development, provides students with an opportunity to learn and develop the necessary skills to engage in life/career planning. It is a variable credit course and can be taken for one, two, or three credit hours.

Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE)

CARE provides preparation, orientation, and academic support programming for students who are among the first in their family to attend college, and for those who otherwise may face unique challenges in college because of economic, cultural or educational circumstances. CARE implements programs to prepare certain middle and high school students for college as well as programming to help entering college students in their adjustment and academic success throughout their time in college.

Office of Distance Learning-Assessment and Testing Facility

Find information on and registration for tests like CLEP and FTCE.

Center for Leadership and Social Change

The Center engages FSU students, staff and faculty in leadership and community-based learning through service. A great site to learn about opportunities to get involved in issues and programs relating to FSU and Tallahassee.

Counseling Center

Provides individual counseling, support groups, and educational workshops. All currently registered students are eligible for free services.

Dean of Students

Provides support to FSU students through programs like Student Rights and Responsibilities, Withdrawals, Victim Advocate Program, Student Disability Resource Center, and Orientation.

Financial Aid

The central office for learning about and applying for financial assistance at FSU. The site also contains a timeline of key dates.

Freshman Interest Groups (FIGs)

An innovative way to register for a cluster of similarly-themed courses and learn about the university and student responsibilities from an upper-class FIG leader. Only offered in the Fall semester to incoming freshmen.

Garnet and Gold Honor Society

Facilitates involvement and recognizes the engaged, well-rounded student who excels within and beyond the classroom in the areas of Leadership, Internship, Service, International, and Research.

Honor Societies

A central hub for a variety of honor societies active at FSU.

Human Services Center

The center offers affordable outpatient mental health services while providing experience for graduate students in the Specialist Program in Mental Health Counseling.

International Programs

Consistently ranked in the top 15 of US study abroad programs. As a student of IP, you will be able to take classes that meet your major and/or minor requirements, study with experts in their field, and earn FSU credit.

It's All Academic

Online version of the Orientation booklet that details liberal studies, graduation requirements, and academic policies. It also includes some useful appendices on acceleration credit (AP, IB, Dual Enrollment, and CLEP).

Libraries at FSU

The basic search page for FSU's various libraries, including a list of services available and how to get help with research.

Living Learning Communities

FSU has seven Living Learning Communities, which are residence halls that involve an academic component. Each program has a faculty director, and students take one or more courses together – sometimes right in the residence hall.


List of program descriptions and academic maps. Use this site to stay informed about the milestones you need to reach to stay on course in your major.

The Graduate School - Professional Development Series

A central resource for current or prospective graduate students at FSU.

The Graduate School will conduct a series of professional development workshops. These free workshops, led by FSU faculty and administrators, are designed for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Office of National Fellowships

Helps students to pursue opportunities for enrichment by providing information and support throughout the fellowship application process. Offers direct assistance for over 60 nationally competitive fellowships.

Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Academic Engagement works with students who are curious about research to assist them in exploring the opportunities available at FSU. Students can pursue a research project in any field under the guidance of a faculty mentor.

Office of Undergraduate Studies

Office that supervises freshman and sophomore academic progress including transfer credit, course drops and withdrawals, and issues requiring approval by the academic dean. It also houses the academic records of all basic division students.

Reading Writing Center

Provides individualized writing instruction available in multiple locations.Offers free one-on-one reading and writing tutorials for all FSU students. Our mission is to provide feedback that will help you to develop as readers and writers of all texts. The Reading Writing Center offers guidance, feedback, and encouragement (1) to help you understand what options, strategies, and techniques are available to you at every step of the writing process, (2) to help you become more aware of the influence of words and images, and (3) to help you build confidence in your work. To make an appointment, please visit this website:

Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC)

Ensures that FSU students with disabilities receive reasonable accommodations. Students can register with the SDRC to take advantage of their services.

Student Financial Services

The main page and starting point for all of your financial questions with links to a host of financial aid-related topics.

Tips for the Transition from High School to College

Learn many helpful tips to successfully transition from high school to college from members of Phi Eta Sigma, a campus-wide honor society.

University Health Services

Use this site to learn more about the health center, the mandatory health insurance policy, or health insurance plans at FSU.

University Registrar

Provides a wide range of academic policies and information such as the Fall, Spring, and Summer academic calendars, registration windows, and exam schedules.

Victim Advocate Program

The Victim Advocate Program is available twenty-four hours a day to respond to FSU students or others who are victims of a crime. Services include emotional support, instructor notification, referrals, and educational programming.

What GPA do I need?

GPA Calculator

If you know your GPA and the number of GPA hours attempted, this calculator will show you how your present grades will affect the GPA.

An online tool that makes it easy to calculate your grade point average.

Withdrawal Office

Provides information and procedures for withdrawing from FSU.

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