Engage 100





Engage 100 is designed to connect, engage, and challenge you during your first semester at FSU, as well as pave the way to future success in college. These are small, mentor-guided group experiences centered on a particular topic or curriculum that will assist you in acclimating to university life.


  • Join a formal community and form meaningful peer relationships 
  • Develop personal, social and professional awareness and skills
  • Engage in an activity that aligns with your academic and personal goals
  • Learn how to continue to be engaged throughout your college career
  • Helps make the most of your FSU experience


Approved Experiences

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    Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement  (CARE)

    CARE provides preparation, orientation, and academic support programming for students who are among the first in their families to attend college and traditionally underrepresented students disadvantaged by virtue of educational and socioeconomic reasons.


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    Chart Your Course

    This course invites students new to FSU’s campus to embody the principles found in the Seminole Creed: Truthfulness, Respect, Excellence, Freedom of Speech and Inquiry, Diversity, Justice, Citizenship, and Discovery. In so doing, students will apply critical thinking as evidenced by information literacy and problem solving skills, as they research and enact a plan for professional and personal success.


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    Freshman Interest Groups (FIG's)

    Freshman Interest Groups provide a way for new students to connect with a group of students sharing similar interests. Registering for a FIG will place you and your fellow FIG participants in a set of classes that have a theme such as business or communication.

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    Honors Program

    The Honors program at FSU is a caring community of dedicated staff and talented students providing support and encouragement to aspiring scholars. Honors courses typically have no more than 25 students to provide personal contact with faculty. Honors classes are taught by distinguished faculty. Professors of all disciplines are committed to bringing undergraduate students into their laboratories, studios, and theaters, not only to learn but to act as initiators and researchers of the highest level of scholarship.

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    Living-Learning Communities (LLC’s)

    Living–Learning Communities (LLC) are a small group of students who live together, share an interest, and take one or two of their classes together — usually in a small classroom inside their residence hall., An LLC is a great place to plug into a supportive network of students and distinguished faculty as soon as you arrive at FSU.

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    Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

    Inquiry, investigation, and discovery are at the heart of Florida State's mission. Every faculty member is engaged in groundbreaking original scholarship, and as an undergraduate, you can join faculty in their work in laboratories, libraries, studios, and beyond. Imagine how you can connect your classroom learning and intellectual interests as you work with faculty members, Ph.D. students, and startup companies on research and creative projects.