Students & Campus Life

FSU celebrates National Transfer Student Week 

Florida State University is celebrating National Transfer Student Week in honor of the resilience, passion for service and academic talent that transfer students bring to FSU.  Transfers students comprise more than 25 percent of all undergraduates at FSU — about 8,000 students. While most transfer students come from the Florida College System such as Tallahassee Community College, many arrive at FSU after attending colleges and universities across the country.   Transfer students […]

Power of WE hosts sixth annual ‘The Longest Table at FSU’ 

Florida State University’s student organization, the Power of WE, joined the Division of Student Affairs to host its sixth “The Longest Table @ FSU” event Oct. 14 on Langford Green. The event focused on bringing together individuals of diverse backgrounds to have conversations that inspire change and unity on campus. “We hope that by informing the program through research, we can be successful in leaving students with […]

FSU presents third annual Latinx Cultural Celebration

The Florida State University community is preparing to gather in honor of its Latinx members and their contributions as the campus observes a significant historical milestone. FSU will host its 3rd Annual Latinx Cultural Celebration Friday, Oct. 8. The theme for this year’s celebration is Una Comunidad Diversa, or “a diverse community.” “The theme is […]

FSU’S new Student Union draws from the past while rising toward the future

For more than a year, a chain-link fence fitted with a privacy tarp has blocked full view of the construction of Florida State University’s new Student Union. Beyond that fence is a scene of near-perpetual movement: a parade of machines — from massive dump trucks to pint-sized Bobcats — zipping across the site. The voices […]

SGA President Janvier outlines priorities in State of the Student Body

Florida State University Student Body President Nastassia Janvier outlined her priorities for the year and overall vision for the future of the university during her State of the Student Body address Sept. 8 at the FSU Alumni Center. President Richard McCullough and Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht delivered opening remarks. “As student leaders, […]

FSU Libraries unveils newly renovated Strozier Library floor

When the fall semester kicked off last month, FSU Libraries revealed some exciting new renovations on the second floor of Strozier Library, creating an ideal environment to foster student success. FSU Libraries and FSU Facilities worked together to design an updated space with an open floor plan, new desks, seating, flooring and enhanced directional signage. […]

FSU Panama City students move into first on-campus residential housing facility 

Students moved into Seminole Landing at Florida State University Panama City on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, in advance of Sunday’s Welcome Convocation. “This is a big year for FSU Panama City,” said Randy Hanna, dean of FSU Panama City. “We just opened our first on-campus residential housing and welcomed the largest first-year student class to the […]

FSU/Asolo Conservatory director to retire after 17-year tenure

Greg Leaming, director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training program and associate director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre, will retire at the conclusion of the academic year after 17 years of teaching, directing and leading the MFA Acting Program at Florida State University’s School of Theatre. “Working with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Asolo Repertory […]

Three FSU students earn Fulbright Awards

A Florida State University graduate student and two recent graduates are recipients of research scholarships through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.  The Fulbright awards will provide funding for each recipient to conduct research projects abroad this upcoming year. This year’s winners will take their work and research to Northern Ireland, India and Cote d’Ivoire.  Associate Director of FSU’s […]

Record-breaking freshman class set to start fall semester

About 7,200 first-year students and a new president will be among the fresh faces on Florida State University’s campus as fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 23. President Richard McCullough, who starts his second week as FSU’s 16th president Monday, is excited to join the largest freshman class in the university’s history and a record number […]

FSU kicks off fall semester with ‘Welcome FSU’

Each semester, Florida State University presents “Welcome FSU,” a series of events and programs that serve as the official welcome for all Florida State students. This fall, Welcome FSU will begin Monday, Aug. 16, and offer an array of activities through Friday, Aug. 27. Florida State is returning to in-person instruction and following the State […]

FSU awards honors medallions to summer graduates

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 30 high-achieving graduates during the first in-person medallion ceremony since Fall 2019 on Tuesday, July 27. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The ceremony included remarks by Dean […]