Student Rights & Responsibilities

Florida State University Panama City is a diverse community with a longstanding tradition of respect for the dignity and worth of each person. We recognize the importance of disagreement and informed debate for a dynamic learning environment, we also expect each member of our community to embrace the values of civility and ethical conduct and share in the responsibility to promote these values. 

Uphold the Garnet and Gold by demonstrating respect for yourself and others, taking responsibility for yourself and those around you, and reflecting the values of Florida State.


Campus Resources


Student Conduct Code

Florida State University's Student Conduct Code outlines the policies, procedures, offenses, and rights for students or student organizations.

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Academic Honor Policy

The policy outlines the University’s expectations for students’ academic work and the procedures for resolving alleged violations of those expectations.

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Title IX 

FSU does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender and is required by Title IX to ensure  all of its  programs and activities do not discriminate in such a manner. 

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Academic Grievances

Students who allege  academic regulations and procedures have been improperly applied may have their grievances addressed through the general academic appeals process. 

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Student Complaints

Students who would like to file an academic, non-academic, or discrimination complaint have the right to do so following the appropriate procedures.

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Medical Amnesty 

This policy seeks to diminish fear of disciplinary and conduct sanctions to encourage people to seek needed medical attention for students in distress from alcohol and drug use.

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The Seminole Creed

The Seminole Creed is the guiding ethical norm at FSU, which advocates truthfulness, respect, excellence, freedom of speech and inquiry, diversity, justice, citizenship and discovery.

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