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Congratulations, New 'Nole!

Welcome to the beginning of an amazing academic adventure. We're so excited to share this FSU experience with you, and we're here to help every step of the way.

This website provides all the information, tools, and links to those items that will be first on your to-do list. Take some time to click around and explore all the resources at your fingertips and consider making the Next Steps section one of your first destinations.

In coming to FSU, you will follow in the footsteps of generations of 'Noles who have made incredible contributions, but we can't wait to see what you make of this opportunity. We're delighted that you've joined us, and thrilled that your future is here!

Four-year Graduation Rate among Florida Public Universities

95% Student Retention Rate, Top 15 among Public Universities

Top Public University, U.S. News & World Report, 2021

Next Steps

Click the link below that matches the term of your admission offer, and follow the steps specific to your term-of-entry as a summer, fall, CARE, spring, or Seminole Pathways student.

Funding Resources
Best Value College
U.S. News & World Report, 2021

Florida State University offers a high-quality education at an affordable price. FSU was ranked the No. 5 Best Value College by U.S. News & World Report, 2021. Additionally, FSU received high marks among public colleges and universities coming in at No. 3 on the Best Schools for Financial Aid, and No. 17 on the Best Value Colleges for Students with No Demonstrated Need. Florida State's numerous value-focused rankings reflect the University's commitment to high standards of academic excellence and a dedication to affordability, accessibility, and student success.

Campus Resources


Living on campus can increase academic success and campus involvement.

Visit for details about contracts, residence halls, and living-learning communities.


Orientation registration opens on March 7, 2022, and you are encouraged to register as early as possible for a session. Students admitted to summer and fall must register and pay for orientation no later than May 6, 2022.

Health & Wellness

FSU has both insurance and immunization requirements. Learn how to obtain or submit proof of insurance and submit your immunization records at


Seminole Dining provides food service on campus, and a variety of economical and flexible meal options are available. You can access detailed information at Seminole Dining.


The University provides transportation services and parking facilities. Information about the various bus routes, on-campus parking, and parking permits can be found at Transportation & Parking Services.

International Programs

Have the adventure of a lifetime with International Programs! Study abroad during your first year/semester or at any point during your college career. Check out all of our programs at

Get Involved

What's your vibe? We know many others share your interests and hobbies. Make new friends doing the things you love, and we guarantee you'll make amazing memories along the way!

Get Connected

Follow Us Online

The Office of Admissions maintains a social media presence on many popular networks where we share information, engage with the community, and offer customer support.


Welcome to Your New Hometown!

Tallahassee is a fantastic place to call home during your college years and beyond. Things are always changing and growing. Return and click often to stay in the loop!

For the latest information on COVID-19, see FSU's Corona Virus News.