• Students

Virtual Career Advising Appointments

Eligibility

Current students identified by the University as a distance learner and/or an FSU Panama City student.
Alumni should schedule virtual career advising appointments directly with their college/department's Career Center liaison. 

Sign-up for a Virtual Appointment 

How do I Sign-up for a Career Advising Appointment?

  1. Log into your Handshake account at career.fsu.edu/handshake.
  2. Select AppointmentsSchedule a New AppointmentVirtual Appointments to view the calendar of advising appointments.  Complete the Virtual Appointment Request form to submit your request. Appointments can be made with Career Advisors, or industry-specific Career Liaisons.

*If you believe you are eligible for a virtual appointment but do not see Career Advising Appointments in your Handshake account, please contact us at careermail@admin.fsu.edu.

  1. After the appointment request is submitted, an appointment confirmation will be emailed with additional details for attending your virtual career advising appointment!

How Do I Make Changes to My Appointment?

  1. Log into your Handshake account at career.fsu.edu/handshake.
  2. Select Appointments to view your Upcoming Appointments
  3. Click on the upcoming appointment that you would like to change and select cancel appointment (must be changed within 48 business hours of the scheduled appointment).  Contact careermail@fsu.edu if you have a question about cancelling or rescheduling your appointment. You can also email your assigned advisor in Handshake. 

How do I Attend my Virtual Appointment?

  1. Meet with your Career Advisor or Career Liaison via phone or video. 
  2. Skype: log into your account at the time of your scheduled appointment, and your assigned advisor will reach out to begin the appointment.
  3. Phone: your assigned advisor will call you at the phone number provided when you requested the appointment.

 

Virtual Appointment Tips & Resources

What you Need to Know

Since our virtual advisors can’t connect 24/7, please refer to the following resources if you are experiencing an emergency situation (these contacts can be downloaded here):

FSU Tallahassee Students

  • University Counseling Center: (850) 644-2003 or www.counseling.fsu.edu
  • Dean of Students (8-5, M-F): (850)644-2428 (Ask for Crisis Management Unit)
  • Big Bend 211 Hotline (24/7 Telephone Counseling): Dial 2-1-1 or (850) 224-6333
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Call 911 emergency services by dialing 9-1-1 on your telephone

FSU Panama City Students

  • Counseling Services: (850) 770-2174 or Toll Free (866) 693-7872 (ext. 2174) or www.pc.fsu.edu/students/counseling-services
  • Big Bend 211 Hotline (24/7 Telephone Counseling): Dial 2-1-1 or (850) 224-6333
  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • United Way of Northwest Florida: (850) 785-7521
  • Call 911 emergency services by dialing 9-1-1 on your telephone

FSU Study/Intern Abroad Students

  • Director of Risk and Emergency Management: (850) 644-7823
  • FSU International Programs: ip-info@fsu.edu
  • Contact Study Center Staff or Program Leader in any emergency situation (refer to the student packet provided to you prior to departure)

National Services

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Call 911 emergency services by dialing 9-1-1 on your telephone
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