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FloridaShines is our state‚Äôs Student Hub of Innovative Educational Services, offering an array of FREE online tools and resources designed to help students succeed in school, earn a college degree, and embark on a rewarding career. FloridaShines works with the state's K-12 school districts, public colleges, and universities to develop tools that benefit students, parents, and educators alike. 


  • Learn about careers using the free MyCareerShines career exploration tool



  • Research Florida's public college and university and compare school profiles
  • Explore degree and certificate programs
  • Check high school transcripts to stay on track to graduate
  • View admissions requirements and deadlines
  • Learn about ways to pay for college.
  • View Bright Futures Scholarship eligibility
  • Discover education and career planning options through MyCareerShines
  • and more!


  • Explore and register for online courses using the Online Course Catalog
  • Apply to take a course at another school 
  • See the impact of transferring to another institution or changing their degree program
  • Learn about Florida's 2+2 program
  • Connect with libraries at all public colleges and universities statewide
  • Learn about finding free textbooks
  • Explore careers using MyCareerShines ... and more!


  • Access the free online career planning system, MyCareerShines
  • Explore ways to pay for college
  • Research and compare school profiles from Florida's 40 public college and university
  • Discover degree and certificate programs


FloridaShines and MyCareerShines are programs of the Florida Virtual Campus [FLVC].  FLVC is funded by the state of Florida, making all of the tools and resources available at no cost to students.

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