The Department of Student Support & Transitions will provide core programs and services both virtually and in person for Summer 2021. Click the button below to visit DSST's COVID-19 Updates and Resources page for more information.

About Us

The Department of Student Support & Transitions supports, connects, and empowers all students as they navigate their academic and personal journeys.

We welcome students and family members to connect with the Department of Student Support & Transitions if you are experiencing a crisis or just need someone to talk through a problem or experience you are having at Florida State University. allows you to share important information regarding incidents or concerning behavior happening in the Florida State University community.

The Division of Student Affairs and various partners have developed the FSU faculty and staff information guide to use when assisting distressed students or when dealing with a person with a weapon.

Faculty & Staff Emergency Guide  

Department of Student Support and Transitions

Case Management Services

Case Management Services works with individuals to provide emotional support, counseling, advocacy, and to identify immediate needs, making appropriate referrals to campus and community resources.

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Investigations & Assessment

Investigations & Assessment (I&A) provides investigative services for allegations of misconduct concerning Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs).

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New Student & Family Programs

New Student & Family Programs assists new students and families in their transition to Florida State University through programs like Orientation, Ask a 'Nole, and Family Connection.

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Office of Accessibility Services

The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) serves as an advocate for FSU students with disabilities and ensure that reasonable accommodations are provided.

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Victim Advocate Program

The Victim Advocate Program provides free, confidential, and compassionate assistance to primary and secondary victims of crime, violence or abuse against, or by, Florida State University students through advocacy, education and training.

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Withdrawal Services

The Withdrawal Services staff provides support to students and their families when a student’s enrollment is unexpectedly interrupted due to unforeseen circumstances (personal, family, medical or mental health reasons, and/or other crisis).

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Food for Thought Pantry

The Food for Though Food Pantry provides food security for any current student. The Food for Thought Pantry is located in University Center A, Suite 4148. 

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