New Year, New Name

The Department of Student Support & Transitions (DSST), formerly known as the Dean of Students Department, strives to support, connect, and empower all students as they navigate their academic and personal journeys. The Department of Student Support & Transitions is still located in the 4100 suite of the University Center, Building A and is made up of six offices, including:

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.

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

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

Office of Accessibility Services -  Formerly known as the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC), the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) serves as an advocate for FSU students with disabilities and ensure that reasonable accommodations are provided.

Withdrawal Services - Withdrawal Services 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).

Victim Advocate Program - The Victim Advocate Program (VAP) 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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