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Scholars Weekend

Much more than a traditional campus visit
(by invitation only)

If you are admitted to Florida Southern by early March, you’ll be invited to attend one of our distinctive Scholars Weekends.

Join us January 29-30

Register Today

Or register for one of our other dates:

Scholars Weekends include opportunities to:

  • Interact with faculty in your academic area of interest
  • Join breakout sessions highlighting the FSC student experience to learn more about health and wellness, Greek life, student involvement, our living/learning communities, the honors program, Junior Journey/study abroad, engaged learning and much more.
  • Engage with other prospective students in team-building activities
  • Stay in one of our 11 residence halls and spend time with FSC’s amazing students.
  • Explore our 100-acre campus (recently named the #1 “Most Beautiful Campus” in the nation by The Princeton Review), including Lake Hollingsworth and the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.

Your flight
is on us

When you qualify.
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Traveling alone?

We are there for you.
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Honors Lunch

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Here’s the plan for Scholars Weekend

In addition to connecting future Mocs with the Florida Southern community, Scholars Weekend also offers events for parents and other family members. Please note that our parent program activities are separate from our student program.

Students’ Schedule

12:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Prestige Scholarship Interviews (by invitation only)

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hollis Fellows in Education Scholarship Interviews  (by invitation only)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Honors Lunch (by invitation only)

2:00 PM Optional Early Bird Tour
3:00 PM Arrival & Check-in
4:00 PM Scholars Weekend Welcome
5:00 PM Academic Showcases
Various locations
6:15 PM Dinner
7:15 PM Competition Showdown
8:30 PM FSC Late Night
8:00 AM

Wynee’s Bistro

9:00 AM

Choose Your Adventure
Greek Life, Community Living, Junior Journey and Study Abroad, Campus Ministries, Intramurals & Wellness Activities, Academic Experience, and Student Activities

10:45 AM Counselor Connection
11:30 AM Campus Exploration
Free time and optional campus tour
12:45 AM Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Scholars Weekend Finale

Parents’ schedule

We’ve created a separate schedule of events to help answer some of your questions and provide a more intimate look at Florida Southern.

2:00 PM Early Bird Tour
2:30 PM Family Reception
4:00 PM Scholars Weekend Welcome
4:30 PM The Florida Southern Experience
5:20 PM Academic Life
- OR -
Student Life
11:00 AM

Optional Campus Tour

1:00 PM Scholars Weekend Closing & Next Steps for Parents
2:00 PM

Student Pick Up Parents can pick up their students on Saturday at 2 p.m. from the circle drive in front of the bookstore.