“Graduate study is a time of exploration and immersion in a particular specialty. It is a time for the free exchange of ideas, acquisition of new skills, and creation of new knowledge.” – Nancy Marcus, Dean of the Graduate School
The Graduate School is here to assist all graduate students at Florida State University. Below you will find resources to accommodate you during your time at FSU.
Welcome to FSU! To facilitate a smooth transition into graduate education at Florida State University, here is some helpful information on the FSU community, resources available, and a checklist of must-dos.
- The Graduate School Information Packet (pdf 5.10 MB)
- New Graduate Student Checklist
- Health Insurance - Effective fall 2009 select graduate assistants and fellows will be provided a health insurance subsidy towards the purchase of the university sponsored health insurance plan. The subsidy will be disbursed by semester (fall; spring/summer).
The Graduate Student Handbook contains information concerning resources at FSU, degree requirements, Electronic Thesis, Treatises, and Dissertations Guidelines, and more.
FSU Basics - Fundamentals for the well-informed graduate student
- GradSpace - Please visit GradSpace, the Graduate School's Blackboard site for all graduate students.
- Graduate Bulletin - The Graduate Bulletin includes, but is not limited to, information on policies, degree requirements, graduate faculty, and academic programs.
- Course Search - Is it time to register for classes? Do you need to look up courses for next semester? Go to the Registrar Course Lookup.
- FSyou! - Want to register for classes, update your permanent address, or pay fees online? Visit StudentsFirst information central.
- Campus Map - Lost? Here is a campus map to help you find your way.
All Electronic Thesis, Treatise and Dissertation content and information can be found on the Graduate School Blackboard websites. In addition, Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace pages have been created to further guide students in the clearance process.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the ETD process, please consult with the Clearance Advisor, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (850) 644-3501.
Located in the capital city of Tallahassee, numerous opportunities and activities on and off campus are available to graduate students at Florida State University throughout the year.
The International Center is the office assigned by the university to provide comprehensive immigration services and advising to international students, scholars, faculty and staff. In addition, the IC staff plans and conducts various workshops and programs to address the needs of international students.
The Student Veterans Center serves as the focal point for all campus veteran support services, from transition assistance, to VA benefit certification, to educational assistance. The Center also promotes awareness of Seminole veteran heritage and veteran related issues to campus and alumni populations alike.