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Welcome everyone! We’ve launched on new website and we know there are lots of questions.  It’s most important to us to hear your specific questions and comments; and of course, we will consider posting your questions and the answers to this site.  Likewise, if you have questions about the Rattler Boosters Organization, specifically, we want to know and respond.  If you have questions or comments about the website, we want to know and address them.  And, many of our visitors want to know the about the University … well.  Well, just go to the CONTACT US link to send us a message and we will get back to you with an answer.  

Your Questions and Answers

If you want to be a member of the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) Rattler Boosters, click the Membership link at the top of any page to register with the site. You may download a membership application and mail it in as well. However, if you are already a paid member, you do not need to register. Your account has already been created. 

My spouse and I share the same email address. Is that okay to use one application for membership or renewal? .  

Each person that will access the site must have their own email address.  

I’m registered on the site, but I don’t remember my username and password. What do I do? 

If you do not know your username and/or password, simply click on the link that says forgot my password found near the login form. Answer the questions that come up on that page and you will receive a link in your email that allows you access to your account. Once you are logged in, you will be able to change your username and/or password to one you will remember. 

I’m a paid member of the FAMU Rattler Boosters but I didn’t get an email telling me how to log in to the new site. What do I do? 

Please click the Contact Us link at the top of the page to let us know about your situation. We will work to resolve it as quickly as possible. 

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

The Rattler mascot is based on popular folklore. When the school relocated to Highwood Plantation in 1891, the rural landscape had an abundance of snakes, especially rattle snakes. This is how the mascot name, “The Rattlers” was chosen. 

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is a public, historically black university in Tallahassee, Florida. … It is the 5th largest historically black university in the United States by enrollment and the only public historically black university in Florida. 

There are 407.98 miles from Miami to Tallahassee in northwest direction and 481 miles (774.09 kilometers) by car, following the Florida’s Turnpike route. Miami and Tallahassee are 7 hours 10 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop . 

Tallahassee is in Leon County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Tallahassee offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Tallahassee there are a lot of parks. The institution of higher learning in Tallahassee and Leon County.  They include Florida A&M University, Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, Keiser University and there are several specialty trade schools in Tallahassee and the county.  The are many young professionals that live in greater Tallahassee and North Florida area. 

How long does it take to get from Miami to Tallahassee? 

6 hours, 49 minutes 

How long is the drive from Miami, FL to Tallahassee, FL? The total driving time is 6 hours, 49 minutes. 

Overall, Tallahassee has a small-town feel and is relatively safe. The crime rate in Tallahassee near the colleges is quite smaller than in other outside areas. Most crimes in Tallahassee are petty crimes like breaking into homes while students are away or busting the windows of parked cars.