Credit Registration Instructions

You must be officially admitted to Florida State University to enroll in academic credit courses.

Follow the instructions below to register for courses.

Step 1: Admission to FSU

Current FSU Students
If you have been enrolled at FSU within the past two semesters, register at StudentsFirst Information Central.

Previously Enrolled FSU Students
If you were previously enrolled at FSU but have not been registered at FSU within the past two semesters and if you are in good academic standing, go to FSU Readmission.

Current Students From Another College or University
If you are currently a student at another college or university and wish to attend FSU as a transient student, go to FSU Non-Degree, Transient, and Readmission Students for information.

Non-Degree Students
If you are not any of the above, you may apply as a non-degree student through CAPD.
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  1. Read about Non-Degree Student Admissions and Registration Policies – 90k PDF
  2. Print out and complete these forms and fax or mail them to the CAPD Registrar:
  3. Note the important payment deadlines and tuition information.

Fax number: (850) 644-3803
Mailing address:
CAPD Registrar
FSU Center for Academic & Professional Development
555 W. Pensacola Street
P.O. Box 3061640
Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1640

Step 2: FSU ID/Email/Card

Generation of your FSUID and Email Account
Each member of the University community, whether faculty, staff, or student, is required to generate an FSUID. Students will find their FSUID provides convenient access to their course websites and other secure FSU applications (for example, Online Billing and Online Registration). It also includes your official email address, which the University uses for all communication to you. You are also responsible for checking your email address frequently.

If you have submitted your admission application to the Center for Academic and Professional Development for processing, we will initiate your FSUID Registration. You will receive an acceptance email message that contains instructions on how to activate your permanent FSUID account and set your password. The email will also contain your EMPLID number which is a unique nine-digit identifier. You may disregard the instructions to proceed to complete the application and pay your application fee, which is directed to regular students. Write down your FSU email address, username, password and EMPLID and keep them in a safe place. To prevent this email from being blocked or flagged as spam, please add to your antispam or contact list. If you are unable to find the email, you may go to to activate your FSUID. If you still are unable to activate your FSUID, please contact the ITS Service Desk at 850-644-HELP (4357) or fill out the ITS Service Desk Case Email Form (

Request an FSU Card
Your official identification is your FSUCard, which you will use throughout your tenure at FSU. There is no initial card fee for the first FSUCard you receive. Rather, there is a recurring $5 semester term fee issued every spring and fall semester.

  • If you live within Leon, Gadsden, and Wakulla counties, you must obtain your FSUCard in person from the FSUCard Center, which is located on the FSU main campus. Be certain to bring a government issued photo ID with you such as a valid driver’s license, Florida ID, military ID, or passport.FSUCard Center, Tallahassee Main Campus
    FSU Parking Garage
    Corner of W. Call Street and Woodward Avenue
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-4112
    Hours: Mon – Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Phone: 850-644-7777
  • If you live outside Bay, Leon, Gadsden, and Wakulla counties you may obtain your FSUCard via email. Email the FSUCard Agreement, photo ID (Driver’s License, Passport, etc.) and your mailing address to Do NOT include sensitive personal information (Social Security Number, etc.) in this email. An FSUCard Center representative will contact you if additional information is needed. After submitting the FSUCard Agreement, you will receive an email within several hours that lists your FSUCard and library patron numbers. You will need these numbers to access the State University System Libraries. The card will be mailed to you within 5-7 business days. The FSUCard Center can be reached at (850) 644-7777.
Step 3: Registration for Courses

Once you have been notified of your admission and have your e-mail account, register at the Office of the Registrar. Check for your enrollment appointment.

Step 4: Tuition Payment

There are 2 ways to pay your FSU tuition and fees:

  1. Pay on-line at Online Fee Payment at FSU
  2. Pay by mail: Mail your registration form with a check to:Cashier
    Florida State University
    Center for Academic & Professional Development
    555 W. Pensacola Street
    P.O. Box 3061640
    Tallahassee, FL 32306-1640