college students walking on campusWe Are Florida's Education Engine


We exist to empower all of Florida's 20,000,000 residents to earn a college degree and find a bright career. Whether you're in high school just starting to think about college or you're already working and ready to earn or complete your degree, FloridaShines can help. We've got the resources and support you need.

FloridaShines works with the state's 40 colleges and universities and other partners to help you succeed in school and beyond. Check your transcript. Register for an online course. Search libraries across the state. And a whole lot more. All designed to help you shine.

FloridaShines - Florida's Student Hub of Innovative Educational Services - is a service of the Florida Virtual Campus. 

Florida Virtual Campus

The Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC) is a statewide provider of innovative educational services for Florida's K-20 community. Working collaboratively with the state's 12 public universities, 28 public colleges, K-12 school districts, and other partners, FLVC provides services that help students succeed in school and life after graduation. Those services include: 

  • An array of academic advising, career readiness, and distance learning resources for students and parents, available through the FloridaShines website
  • Support for the academic libraries at the state's public colleges and universities, including a discovery tool used by students and faculty to access library resources and an integrated library management system used by library staff
  • Tools and training materials used by academic advisors, distance learning staff, librarians, and other staff at Florida's public colleges and universities to provide services to their students and faculties

The Florida Virtual Campus is funded by the Florida Legislature, and administered by the University of West Florida. 

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