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Family Member Resources

Welcome to The Florida State University Family!

FSU PC Family Connection

As a family member, we believe you are one of our most important partners in ensuring student success at FSU Panama City. FSU PC Family Connection keeps you engaged with the campus and your student’s experience by providing resources to keep you informed and involved. By activating your membership, you will receive monthly e-Newsletters, important updates about campus events and happenings, and opportunities to be involved. 

It's All Academic for Parents!

It's All Academic is a quick reference guide providing information and resources for the families of undergraduate students at Florida State University. Topics covered in this document include: Academic Warning/Probation, Advising, Confidentiality, Deadlines, Disability Resources, University Policies/Graduation Requirements, and more. For information about tutoring and other academic support services, see Academic Advising & Student Success Center.

Campus Safety & Florida State University Police Department

The Florida State University Police Department (FSUPD) supports The Florida State University Mission by promoting a safe and secure higher education environment while providing proactive police and customer-related services aimed at reducing crime. Along with various campus partners, FSUPD on the Panama City campus works with students and staff to establish and maintain a comfortable living and learning environment.

Student Privacy & Parental Access

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) protects the educational records of students enrolled in a postsecondary institution, regardless of age. Learn more about this policy, the way Florida State University protects student data and how parental access is articulated by visiting the Student Privacy & Parental Access webpage.

Off-Campus Housing

FSU Panama City does not have on-campus residence halls. However, there are housing options available near campus. Many provide discounts for students. Off-Campus Housing

Panama City: Home to Florida State University & Your Student!

FSU Panama City is located right next to the Hathaway Bridge that connects to Panama City Beach. Information on Panama City living and hotels can be found at and information on Panama City Beach can be found at We encourage you to experience the best that Panama City has to offer!

To assist you with travel planning to and from Florida State University, Avis Rent-A-Car offers a special FSU discount. To access this discount, make your rental reservation online or call 1-800-331-1212 and reference AWD (Avis Worldwide Discount) number X354300.

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