First Semester Abroad Program
London, Florence, Panama City, or Valencia
Did you apply to attend the Florida State University for the Fall semester
but received an offer of admission for the Spring semester instead?
Are you ready to become a ‘Nole now? You don’t need to wait until Spring 2014!
You can enroll as a Florida State student this Fall through the
First Semester Abroad (FSA) program. You may choose one of four
exciting locations: London, England; Florence, Italy, Panama City, Panama; or
Valencia, Spain. Simply click on the buttons to the right to begin.
We place great emphasis on ensuring your progress toward graduation
will not be impeded by participating in this program. Classes you
take can meet requirements of the Liberal Studies program, your minor, and
perhaps even for your major. (Those intending to major in the sciences should
choose the Panama City or Valencia location.) Other academic benefits include
small classes, personal attention from your faculty members, and courses that
incorporate local academic, historical and cultural resources into the fabric of
Each site abroad has a local staff of professionals who provide support and
services to help you address the challenges of university life abroad. Our
facilities, programs and excursions provide an environment conducive
to academic achievement as well as social and personal
development. In addition, Bright Futures and Florida Prepaid can be applied
towards FSA program fees, as can other forms of financial aid.
For location-specific information, click the buttons on the right.
For more information, please contact Lauren Schoenberger or Betty Seymour
in the International Programs office,
phone (850) 644-3272, toll free (800) 374-8581. There is limited space available
for this program, so we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The deadline
to apply is May 1, 2013. Acceptance may be offered on a space-available basis
after the deadline. We hope to have you as a part of the Florida State family
through the FSA Program.
Click here to view the on-campus pre-departure orientation slide shows.