Proud to have you aboard

Eckerd College changes lives, including the parents and family of our students. We are proud to have you as part of the Eckerd College community. We are confident that you will find this community stimulating and friendly, with many people ready to help you and your student.

Parent Council

The Eckerd College Parent Council is a group of committed parents who support the College both financially and through service. The Council serves as representatives of the larger parent community, provides input to the College as needed, and enriches the Eckerd community by encouraging parent financial support and enthusiasm for issues critical to Eckerd’s mission. Parent Council meetings are held annually on campus, in the fall.

Our students give employers and graduate schools exactly what they want. If our enhanced classroom experience doesn’t get them employed or in grad school within six months of graduation, we offer them continued professional guidance and class audits.
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Local Hotels

St. Pete Beach

3-5 miles from campus

Tierra Verde

4 miles from campus

Residence Inn St. Petersburg Tierra Verde
214 Madonna Blvd, Tierra Verde, FL 33715
727;864.4868
Book using Eckerd College rate

Gulfport

5 miles from campus

The Historic Peninsula Inn
2937 Beach Boulevard South
Gulfport, FL
727.346.9800
Ask for Eckerd College discount

Downtown

5 miles from campus

Treasure Island Beach

9 miles from campus

Residence Inn St. Petersburg Treasure Island
11908 Gulf Blvd.
Treasure Island, FL 33706
727.367.2761
Enter promo code E77 online for special Eckerd College discounted rate

North St. Petersburg

15 miles from campus

Contact Us

You are a vital part of this community. Feedback is always welcome. Don’t hesitate to contact us if we can be of further assistance.

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Summer Storage Options

While the College does not endorse a particular vendor, the following moving and storage companies are located near campus and have been used successfully in the past by Eckerd students.