College of Science and Technology

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CST ~ Where Discoveries Happen
"Graduates from the college’s programs have a strong tradition of achieving excellence and assuming leadership positions in academia, the public and private sectors, and in health care professions!"

- Richard A. Alo, Dean

About the College
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Exceptional STEAM Experiences

The College of Science and Technology is dedicated to preparing students to be scholars and leaders by providing open atmospheres where students encounter patient and fair individuals who are caring, passionate, and vested in their success. 

CST Scholarship

Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology

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CST Academic Support Initiatives

Assisting with the transition from high school to the rigor of STEM courses, fostering and enhancing learning through group activities. 
Where Discoveries Happen Everyday
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CST Prospective Students

Welcome to the world of STEAM. Our faculty uses relevant techniques and pedagogy to strengthen student capability to solve problems independently. 
Welcome to the world of STEAM
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Florida Georgia Louis B. Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (FGLSAMP)

FAMU serves as the Florida Georgia Louis B. Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (FGLSAMP) hub for 14 higher education institutions collaborating to increase the underrepresented STEM graduates.  
Cutting Edge Research at your fingertips
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Office of Premedical Advisement

Our Premedical Office provides systematic and comprehensive application advice/support to FAMU students (regardless of major) who are interested in careers in the health fields.  
Your Path to Medical & Dental School
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The National Science Foundation URE

The National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Experience grant provides eight (8) students with a 10-week summer internship at Florida A&M University. The program and research training will focus on the areas of genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and bioinformatics.  
The National Science Foundation URE

Student Resources

Everything You Need!

Learn more about the FAMU's policies and procedures through our Student Code of Conduct

All requests for excused absences must be made within five (5) calendar days after a student is physically able to return to school. Requests made after this period may not be considered.

  1. Communicate with instructor as soon as you know you will be absent
  2. Complete the excuse request form using the link Official Dean’s Excuse
  3. Download and save PDF
  4. Email excuse request form along with supporting documentation to

Students with non-academic issues should complete the Student Complaint Form

Please check with your academic advisor prior to completing forms below

The following resources lead to career development resources, and to domestic and international internship, fellowship, and job opportunities:
Counseling Center
Assist students with academic and personal issues to include concerns with roommates, relationships, study skills, procrastination, depression, and test anxiety (free to enrolled FAMU students).

Student Health Services
Assist students with all their healthcare needs to include physicals, lab work, and HIV testing among other services.

FAMU Career and Professional Development Center
Assists students with understanding how to make an informed decision about choosing their major, exploring career options, and developing skills necessary for success in a global economy.

CeDAR | Center for Disability Access & Resources
CeDAR provides comprehensive services and accommodations to FAMU students with disabilities. As an advocate for students with disabilities, the CeDAR collaborates with faculty, staff, and community partners to provide accommodations for the unique needs of students both in and out of the classroom.
A student who wishes to apply for graduation must complete the following steps:

1)  Prior to applying for graduation, students must complete the Student Intent to Graduate Form and submit it, either manually or electronically (via iRattler's Student Center), to their academic advisor.

2)  Academic Advisors will review the student's academic record for graduation purposes. If the student is determined eligible for graduation, the academic advisor will sign the form.

3)  Bring the signed form to University Commons, Room 305 to have a Positive Service Indicator (Eligible to Apply - ETA) placed on the students account. This now allows the student to submit their application online via iRattler.

4)  Review the University's "Applying For Graduation Instructions" containing information on completing the graduation process online.

5)  In the instance a student fails to graduate, the student should consult with their academic advisor and reapply for graduation the subsequent term.

Fall grade disputes

1 Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics courses – No later than January 15th or next business day
1 CIS courses – No later than three (3) days after grades are available for student view in accordance with the University Registrar’s calendar (visit for more information)

Spring and summer grade disputes

1 Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics courses – No later than August 30th or next business day
1 CIS courses – No later than three (3) days after grades are available for student view in accordance with the University Registrar’s calendar (visit for more information)
Students with academic complaints should complete the “Student Grievance Form” and submit it to the Dean’s Office in the University Commons, Room 105.  This form should be submitted only after the student has attempted to resolve the issue with the personnel involved. 
If a student believes that he/she has experienced discrimination and/or any type of harassment, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs located at 674 Gamble Street: (850) 599-3076.


Our Centers: Through the research of our faculty and students, FAMU has a powerful impact on fields as wide-ranging as computing and healthcare. 



Contact The College of Science & Technology

CST ~ Where Discoveries Happen
1610 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
University Commons, Room 105
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 412-5978
(850) 412-7303