Campus Life and Facilities
Florida Southern Says...
Florida Southern's campus consists of approximately 100 acres on the shore of Lake Hollingsworth in Lakeland, Florida, a pleasant community of about 90,000 residents in the heart of central Florida's high tech corridor. Lakeland is 45 minutes from Tampa and an hour from Orlando. Within an hour's...
Florida Southern Students Say...
By and large, students feel that life at Florida Southern “is pretty laid back.” Though undergrads are definitely quite diligent about their studies, they manage to hit a good work/life balance. This is partially due to the fact that they’re privy to “a beautiful campus that promotes a very...
All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Special housing for disabled student
Apartments for single students
GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
International Student Groups
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Social Services Group
Registered Student Organizations
Number of Honor Societies
Number of Social Sororities
Number of Religious Organizations
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Athletic Division :Division II
Men's Sports Team Name :Moccasins
Women's Sports Team Name :Moccasins
Team Mascot :Moccasin
# of sports for women, varsity
# of sports for men, varsity
Women's Athletics List, Varsity
Men's Athletics list, Varsity
Allies is a student organization that supports LGBTQ students and allies. The group holds regular meetings throughout the year to address the challenges, needs, and interests unique to LGBTQ students and to plan social and awareness events.
Minority Support Groups
Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100%
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 17
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Student Web Pages Permitted: No
Student Web Pages Provided: No
Partnerships with Technology Companies: No
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 90%
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Dell, Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities: Special learning facilities include the Rinker Technology Center; numerous computer labs across campus, including the popular TûTû’s Cyber Café; the Christoverson Humanities Building with a film studies theater and modern language lab; and the state-of-the-art Blanton Nursing Building with high-tech classrooms and a learning lab featuring a full complement of patient simulators and the latest patient information technology used in Florida hospitals. For science majors, there is a planetarium and on-site ecological wetlands research station. The McKay Archives Center houses the College’s original Frank Lloyd Wright drawings and documents, the Florida Citrus Hall of Fame, and the Center for Florida History. The Davis Performing Arts Center features the nationally renowned Branscomb Auditorium; the modern Buckner Theatre; the Melvin Art Gallery; and newly constructed facilities to house the Imperial Symphony Orchestra, a regional professional orchestra with which Florida Southern collaborates. This partnership gives FSC students the opportunity to perform with world-renowned ISO guest artists. The campus also is home to the Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy and the Roberts Academy, a laboratory school for gifted elementary-age students with dyslexia. The College recently broke ground for a new, cutting-edge business school facility that will include a simulated trading floor as well as high tech classrooms and a dedicated career center for students in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise. In 2014, the College will open a new, professional-quality dance studio. The entire campus has WiFi access. The new Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center celebrates the campus’ architectural significance as the largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world, educating visitors through a film, museum, and tours.
Quality of Life Rating
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/
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