We’re ready to welcome you to campus and New Student Orientation is the first step in your transition to becoming a Phoenix. Florida Poly New Student Orientation is Florida Poly’s way to help students start strong and ensure a connection with and understanding of the Florida Poly experience.
All incoming students are encouraged to attend virtual pre-orientation. During these 45 minute sessions, learn about scheduling an academic advising appointment and connect with important campus resources.
All incoming students will meet with a success coach to directly connect with Fall course registration information and insights. Details regarding registration will be shared during virtual pre-orientations. Stay tuned for more details.
Start off your academic journey at Florida Poly right and participate in the mandatory in-person orientation.
All undergraduate students are required to attend new student fall orientation. A primary goal during orientation is to assist students and their families with the transition to attending and experiencing Florida Poly. The New Student Orientation team is dedicated to ensuring our new students are supported throughout their first semesters as a Phoenix. During orientation, you will learn about the Florida Poly curriculum and expectations, receive information on a variety of student services, explore ways to get involved with groups and events on campus, meet faculty and staff who will support your academic journey, and make new friends while starting the foundation of your Florida Poly school spirit.
Orientation check-in. New students attending orientation check-in will meet with their peer mentors. Stay tuned for more details.
As your student begins to make his or her transition to Florida Poly, we know that this will be a period of transition for you as well.
At Florida Poly, we consider parents and families to be partners in ensuring their student’s success. As partners, we look forward to working together with you to help you learn more about the college and get you involved in supporting the many programs and services Florida Poly has to offer.
Work with your admissions counselor to complete your Florida Residency and Enrollment Verification.
If applicable, send official transcripts from all high schools and colleges previously attended to Florida Poly, Office of Admissions, 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL, 33805.
Learn more about the housing options on campus, including how you can submit your application.
Submit a selfie for your student ID.
Activate your Florida Poly account (using the link provided in the “Welcome to Florida Poly” email you received).
Didn’t get the email, or deleted it by mistake? Request a copy of the email.
Make sure you know your university email address and password. If you are having trouble accessing your university email, contact your admissions counselor.
This online course is partnered with HazingPrevention.org to provide evidence-based, best practices that teach you how to recognize, prevent and report hazing. Click here for more information.
All new Florida Poly students are required to complete a Hazing Prevention course prior to the start of classes each August. The online course, which takes about 45 minutes to complete, includes information on how to recognize, prevent, and report hazing. Students should log into the course using their university username and password. The course is required by state law and University Policy 3.0062P: Anti Hazing Policy.
This online course is partnered with Get Inclusive to provide training on a variety of topics. This training includes topics on Identity and Inclusion, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Consent and Sexual Violence. We want each student to have the knowledge and skills to be a safe, understanding and enjoy an inclusive community. It is our goal to provide information that helps to create a safe living, learning, and working environment.
The training will be sent with a personalized link sent directly to your Florida Poly email address. You must use your Florida Poly email and the direct link as each link is set to each individual. The training module is self-paced and will take around 40-45 minutes to complete.
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