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Frequently asked questions, accommodations, and more!

Parent and Family Orientation

We are eager to get you acquainted with the campus as your student embarks on their new journey. At Roar Up! you will learn how to best support your Flagler College student. You will be provided with helpful information to ensure you and your student are supported throughout their entire experience.

We encourage you to join the Family Portal!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a confirmation email?

Admitted students will receive an email once registration officially opens. An email confirmation will be sent following registration and payment for Roar Up! If you have paid and did not receive a confirmation email, please email

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Is there a fee to attend orientation?

There is no fee to attend Spring 2023 Roar Up! orientation.

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Can my family members attend?

You are allowed to bring up to two family members with you at Roar Up! Please note that your family member will attend different sessions and you will be separated during orientation.

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Where will we stay?

Our new Flagler Saint will stay in one of our Residence halls. We encourage family members to make hotel accommodations near the college. Please visit the recommended list of hotels.

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What should I bring?

Florida weather can be a bit unpredictable, please be prepared for any changes in the weather. The attire for Roar Up! is casual. Things to consider bringing:

  • Umbrella or rain jacket
  • Pen, paper, or laptop
  • Change of clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
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What if I need disability accommodations?

If you or a family member need certain accommodations during Roar Up! Please email at least two weeks prior to your session. We will work closely with The Disability Resource Center to ensure your accommodations are met to assist you during your orientation experience.

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I can no longer attend. How can I change my session?

If you would like to change your session, please email us at You will need to include your current session and the new proposed session. Please understand that session dates are first come, first serve.

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Will I receive my class schedule?

Admitted and deposited students will receive their class schedules throughout the summer. At orientation, you will meet representatives from the Center for Advising and Core Experience (CACE) office during large group sessions.

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Will I be able to see my assigned Residence Hall room?

During orientation, students that will be participating in the on-campus experience will be staying in the FEC A & B Towers. This will be a fantastic opportunity to view those Residence Halls however, we will not be able to show other Residences Halls.

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If I decided to stay in the Residence Hall during Roar Up! Will I need to bring linen and supplies?

Yes, if you plan to stay overnight in the Residence Hall, you will need to provide your own linen and toiletries.

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Transportation and Lodging

Airports and Shuttle Services

Jacksonville International Airport

St. Augustine is served by the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), with daily flights to and from most major cities. The drive to St. Augustine is approximately 60 minutes.

Orlando International Airport

The Orlando International Airport may have better options for travel. The drive to St. Augustine is approximately two hours.

Northeast Florida Regional Airport (UST)

The Northeast Florida Regional Airport is just minutes from downtown St. Augustine and the Flagler College campus. The NFRA has flights from Newark to St. Augustine offered by Elite Airways.

Shuttle Services

Airport Express
(904) 824-9400

Airport Shuttle
(904) 825-0004

Island Airport Shuttle
(904) 471-3241 or (904) 589-0844

Luxury Transportation
(904) 866-5948


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Lodging Accommodations

Below you will find a listing of hotel and vacation rental accommodations. These sources of lodging are organized based on distance to the College.

Walk to College

Casa Monica Resort & Spa
Use promotional code: ZSU

Hilton-Historic Bayfront **
(with corporate code 0002645939)
(904) 829-2277

The Collector Luxury Inn and Gardens
Use Promotional Code: FLAGLER

93 King

Best Western Bayfront Inn **
(904) 824-4482

Doubletree by Hilton
(904) 825-1923

TRYP by Wyndham Sebastian St. Augustine **
(904) 209-5580
Book Online

Hampton Inn St. Augustine-Historic District
(904) 829-1996

Quality Inn Historic **

Best Western-Spanish Quarter
(904) 494-4457

Holiday Inn-Hotel & Suites
(904) 494-2100

Best Western Historical Inn
(904) 829-9088

Villa Victor Hotel
(904) 829-2292

Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown Hote

voco St. Augustine
215 Anastasia Boulevard
St. Augustine, FL 32080

At the Beach,
10 min drive

Best Western-A1A Beach Blvd.
(904) 461-9990

Hilton Garden Inn St. Augustine Beach **
(904) 471-5559
(with corporate code 0002645939)

Hampton Inn St. Augustine Beach
(904) 471-4000

Hampton Inn & Suites St. Augustine-Vilano Beach
(904) 827-9797
Book Online

St. Augustine Island Inn
(904) 471-1440

Island Shores Inn
(904) 829-3888

Courtyard by Mariott- St. Augustine Beach
(904) 940-3800

LaFiesta Ocean Inn & Suites
(904) 471-2220

Out of City Center,
15-20 min drive

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott**
(904) 826-4068
Use promotional code: FLAT for double rooms, FLAV for king rooms, and FLMQ for king suites

Hampton Inn St. Augustine – I-95
(904) 824-4422

Quality Inn I-95
(904) 829-3435

The Renaissance Resort at
World Golf Village

Courtyard Marriot I95**
(904) 826-4068
Use promotional code: FLAT for double rooms, FLAV for king rooms

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
(904) 824-5151

Home2 Suites by Hilton **
(904) 826-0200
(with corporate code 2645939)

Note: **These hotels offer discounts for Flagler Alumni.

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