Message From President Kelly

Dear Students:

Welcome to Florida Atlantic University! You have entered a world in which your interests are paramount. Everyone here wants to help you achieve your educational and personal goals, whatever they may be.

The Division of Student Affairs is especially focused on delivering services of value to you, and it is in that spirit that this student planner has been produced. Please consider it your guide to the world of FAU, where you will find everything from challenging, rewarding classes to an ever-growing universe of extracurricular activities.

Whether you’re looking for a club to join, seeking campus recreational opportunities or hoping to find ways to get involved in the community, the chances are excellent that this student planner will have exactly what you need. Please note that current and past FAU catalogs are accessible on the website This is a tremendous convenience when you want to get general information about the University, check out a course description or find out what the requirements are in a particular major.

We’re very glad that you’ve decided to join the FAU family, and we want to make sure that you have the best of all collegiate experiences during your years here. The information in this student planner will help you in a multitude of ways, and I hope you’ll make frequent use of it.


president John Kelly

John Kelly, Ph.D.