Office of Distance Learning

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Services and Support

FSU's online students have access to the same resources as campus-based students, as well as specialized services to make learning online more convenient for those seeking degrees at a distance.

Academic Center for Excellence

A learning center that helps undergraduate students with time management, organization, and study skills.


FSU's web-based learning management system where students can access both in-person and online courses.

I'm in! Now what?

Congratulations on being admitted! Please follow the steps below to prepare for your first semester at FSU.

1. Activate your FSUID

First, you need to activate your FSUID and wait 24 hours for the activation process to complete. Your FSUID is your username for most of Florida State's online systems and resources, including myFSU and Canvas (both of which are described below).

How does it work?


FSU follows a semester schedule and online courses fall into one of the categories listed below. Pay close attention to the Time or Location Requirements descriptor associated with each program or course before applying.

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