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Florida Southern College

Lakeland, FL
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... More More

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... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

111 Lake Hollingworth Drive

Lakeland, FL 33801

United States

Phone: 863-680-4131

Fax: 863-680-4120


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Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Men's dorms Women's dorms Fraternity/sorority housing Apartments for single students Theme Housing

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Second Year Experience

Student Activities


Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
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Athletic Division :Division II Men's Sports Team Name :Moccasins Women's Sports Team Name :Moccasins Team Mascot :Moccasin
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Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor Volleyball

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Golf Lacrosse Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor

Student Services

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LGBT Support Groups
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.
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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: The Rinker Technology Center; numerous computer labs across campus, and the popular TûTû’s Cyber Café provide free computer access for all, in addition to the campus’ free WiFi. The Christoverson Humanities Building features a film studies theater and modern language lab, and the Chatlos Communications Building offers a newly renovated television studio. The state-of-the-art, recently expanded Blanton Nursing Building houses high-tech classrooms and a clinical learning lab with a full complement of patient simulators and the latest patient information technology used in Florida hospitals. Science majors enjoy an on-site planetarium, world-class heritage rose garden, greenhouse, a citrus grove, 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. Other special facilities for the arts include the Wynee Warden Dance Studio, opened in fall 2014, a professional-quality dance studio that features a soaring glass half-rotunda with amazing views of Lake Hollingsworth and plenty of sunshine to illuminate the rehearsal floor. For education majors, the campus is home to an on-site Preschool Learning Lab, the Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy and The Roberts Academy, a transitional school for gifted elementary-age students with dyslexia. Exciting news for business majors: a new, cutting-edge facility that will include a simulated trading floor, high-tech classrooms, and a dedicated career center will open for students in the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise in fall 2015. Finally, 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.
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: USF Tampa
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