Frequently Asked Questions

Scheduling

When are finals?

The schedule for this semester is posted here.

How does the 4-1-1 schedule work?

An explanation of the 4-1-1 schedule and many other Admission and Academic questions can be found on Admission’s FAQ page.

Where can I find Winter Term information?

Information on Winter Term trips is available on the International Education page. 

Visiting Campus

What are the local airports?

Answer coming soon.

Where should I stay?

Whether you choose to stay near campus, on the beach or in downtown St. Pete, there are a variety of options available here, many of which offer discounted Eckerd rates.

Medical

What insurance does my student need?

The Bursar website has many helpful FAQs regarding insurance.

What options are there for local pharmacies?

The Health Services webpage has information regarding Health Center services, walk-in clinics, and more.

What should my student do in a medical emergency?

Please visit the Medical Emergencies page for information on how to handle a medical emergency.

Campus Life

What meal plans are available for my student?

A list of meal plan options is available on the Bursar’s page.

Dorms

What are the dorm rooms like?

Please visit the Housing page for information on dorm rooms.

Letter to Eckerd College Families from President Eastman
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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