Accept Your Seat in the J.D. Program

To accept your seat in the J.D. program at the Florida State University College of Law, you must submit the non-refundable $200.00 seat deposit and the decision statement by the deadline listed in your acceptance packet. If you were awarded a scholarship, you must also accept the scholarship award. To access the seat deposit payment process online, you will need your FSU EMPLID. The EMPLID is a nine digit number that was created when you submitted your application. If you currently attend or previously attended Florida State University, your EMPLID is the same number. If you do not know your EMPLID, you can find it in the Online Status Checker, listed next to “School Tracking No.”

If you are ready to accept your seat, and have not already activated your permanent FSUIDpay your deposit here.

If you have activated your permanent FSUID, you can pay your deposit here, and then click on "current students" to access your account statement.

Florida State University accepts payments online at We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Electronic Checks online. Credit card transactions will include a 2.3% service fee, but electronic check transactions are free of charge. To pay by credit, you will need the card number and expiration date. To pay by checking account, you will need to provide the account number and routing number.

Due to COVID-19, our branch office will accept check, money order, or cashier's check in our drop box. Our secure payment drop box is located outside our office at A1500 University Center. It is available for check payments 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including holidays and weekends. All payments will be receipted by the next business day. All checks, money orders and cashier's checks should be made payable to Florida State University or FSU.

Beginning Fall 2020, our office will no longer accept cash payments. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Having difficulty accessing this service? Contact the FSU Technology Help Desk at 850.644.4357.