Welcome to the Seminole Family!
We are excited to welcome you and your student into the Seminole Family! Throughout your student’s college years, FSU Panama City is here to inform, engage, and support you and your family along the way. While you may not be able to join us on campus every day, you are vital members of our campus community and critical to your student’s success and retention.
As a family member, we believe you are one of our most important partners in ensuring student success at FSU Panama City. FSU Panama City 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 with important updates about campus events, academic deadlines, and opportunities to be involved.
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 vising the Student Privacy & Parental Access webpage.
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 work with students and staff to establish and maintain a comfortable learning environment.
AREA HOUSING (PDF)
If your student does not currently live in the Panama City area, we encourage you to making housing arrangements as early as possible. An important resource that might be helpful to you is the Local Apartments Guide.
PANAMA CITY: HOME TO FSU & YOUR STUDENT!
FSU Panama City is located right next to the Hathaway Bridge that connects to Panama City Beach. Information on Panama City can be found at www.pcgov.org and information on Panama City beach can be found at www.visitpanamacitybeach.com. We encouraged you to experience the best Panama City has to offer!
To assist you with travel planning to and from FSU Panama City, 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.