Explore the vibrant campus life of Tallahassee with our curated guides to both Florida State University (FSU) and Florida A&M University (FAMU). Whether you're a passionate sports fan, a culture enthusiast, or determining if a school is a good fit for you, our comprehensive itineraries for a weekend at FSU and FAMU have you covered. Discover the spirited traditions, cultural gems, and local hotspots that make each campus visit a memorable Tallahassee adventure.
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
As one of the nation’s top research universities, Florida State University works to educate students in a number of areas, including technology, art, science, humanities, and more. A philosophy of learning is strongly rooted in FSU.
The university’s beautiful campus is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state. For scholars looking for a university that embraces diversity, a thirst for knowledge, and an appetite for athletics, look no further than Florida State University.
FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY
Campus tours are offered on weekdays throughout each semester excluding holidays and some blackout dates. If you would like to visit in the spring, particularly during the months of March and April, please schedule well in advance as these dates fill up quickly.
FAMU ENGINEERING CAMPUS
The College of Engineering was established as a joint program serving two universities in Tallahassee, Florida: The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, and The Florida State University. The College of Engineering is situated in Innovation Park; a neutral location in Tallahassee between the campuses of the two universities it serves. If you would like to visit the College of Engineering, you must schedule a separate tour.
TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Tallahassee is much more than Florida’s capital city. With nearly 60,000 domestic and international college students converging onto our city each year, we are a diverse community of cultures and ideas. Our area boasts a vibrant array of outdoor adventures, artistic hubs, legislative happenings, local dining, and community events – making Tallahassee is an ideal place to live and learn.
GETTING HERE IS EASY
Whether you are visiting Tallahassee for the first time or making a return trip, Florida’s Capital City is a short drive or flight from major destinations throughout the Southeast.
Located just 25 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico and 14 miles south of Georgia with convenient access provided by four major highways: I-10, U.S. 27, U.S. 319 and U.S. 90.
Tallahassee International Airport (TLH) is conveniently located less than eight miles from downtown and served by three major airlines (American, Delta and Silver) providing daily direct flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Washington DC. TLH also includes several rental car companies. There is a full-service facility for private charter planes nearby.