For prospective students: Tips for a Successful College Visit

FSU campus tour

For prospective students:
Tips for a successful college visit

Register for your walking tour and your admissions information session by going to

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Check the local weather ahead of time.

Arrive 15 to 30 minutes early to allow time for parking, check-in, and restroom breaks.

While you’re on campus, be sure to:

Grab a bite to eat at one of our all-you-care-to-eat restaurants. (Fresh Food Company serves patrons on the west side of campus, while the Suwannee Room provides dining on the east side of campus.)

Visit Strozier Library, FSU’s main library.

Meet with the faculty or staff in the department of your intended major.

Attend a sporting event, a musical or dance performance, or a play.

Spend some time in the Oglesby Union—the hub of student activity. Every Wednesday during the school year, the Union hosts “Market Wednesday,” a combination of local vendors and recognized student organizations.

Pick up a copy of the FSView, the independently published student newspaper.

Relax and do some people watching.

Take photos of your favorite sites on campus. Consider including Westcott Fountain, the Unconquered Statue, and Landis Green.

Visit the campus bookstore and the Seminole Sportshop.

Check out the student recreational facilities at the Leach Center or the FSU Rez at Lake Jackson.