Easing the Transition Back Home

It’s been a long 9 months for you and your student. It’s the first time they’ve been away from you and your home for this long of a period! You probably don’t want to admit it…but you’re finally starting to get used to the extra space around the house. Your routine finally is normalized and… Continue reading Easing the Transition Back Home


Final Exam Study Tips

With final exams coming up, your student may be anxious or stressed, especially if they are unsure of their test preparation skills. Below you will find some key tips for success when it comes to exams. Share these with your student and check in to see if they need help. DETAILS. Encourage your student to… Continue reading Final Exam Study Tips

Your Guide to Tallahassee

FSU New Student & Family Programs has heard your pleas... and so, we have compiled a list of the best local Tallahassee establishments to fit all your needs. We had assistance from one of our Team Orientation Leaders, Janie Toothaker, who is a native to Tallahassee and a self-proclaimed Tallahassee expert. ** Disclaimer We are… Continue reading Your Guide to Tallahassee

Social Media Accounts FSU Families Should Follow

When I was a freshman at FSU in the fall of 1990, staying informed and connected to what was happening all across the university’s campus meant I had to become extremely efficient at bulletin board reading. I recall there being one giant information board in the Oglesby Union--one which was always covered with student organization… Continue reading Social Media Accounts FSU Families Should Follow

Freshman Leadership Institute

The Freshman Leadership Institute (FLI) is a Student Government Association Executive project designed to welcome and introduce 42 incoming students to Florida State University and all of the resources it offers its students. This year FLI is focusing on helping students find their passion and realize how their strengths play into their leadership style. FLI… Continue reading Freshman Leadership Institute