Through the FAMU Ignite Program, students who attend a Florida College System (FCS) institution are guaranteed general admission into FAMU after completion of an Associate of Arts (AA) degree, [Pursuant to 1007.23 F.S.]. Note: Limited access programs may require additional admissions and prerequisite requirements.

Benefits of the FAMU Ignite Program

Ignite students will have access to the following:

  • FAMU athletic events
    • Eligible FAMU Ignite students will receive one (1) complimentary game ticket to all qualifying athletic events (excludes FAMU Homecoming and Florida Classic games).
  • Student membership to the Hansel Tookes Recreational Center (Please see a staff member at the recreational center for qualifying criteria).
  • A FAMU Ignite ID card.
    • The FAMU Ignite ID card is available to new IGNITE students with a collegiate grade point average of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale).  The card grants FREE access to most FAMU athletic and on-campus events.  In order to receive the FAMU Ignite ID card, interested students must meet the following requirements:
      • Students must be currently enrolled in a Florida State or Community College
      • Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA
      • Student must not have more than 50 college credits earned
      • Submit an unofficial college transcript to to confirm eligibility.  Once confirmed, a clear headshot photo will be requested and your new "Rattler" IGNITE Card will be created!  All IGNITE students are encouraged to serve as FAMU student ambassadors at their current institution.  For more information, please call (850) 561-2609.
  • Opportunity to earn the Florida Community College (Ignite) Scholarship