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Starfish is a collaborative effort between the faculty, advisors, and other services at Palm Beach State College to ensure student success and retention.  Starfish is designed to help students be successful in their course and connects students with important campus resources.

Some of the features of Starfish include:

  • Signing up online for appointments with advisors
  • Viewing support networks for your courses
  • Getting electronic referrals and other messages
  • Viewing and following academic plans


Please login to Starfish below, with your PBSC username and password.

Starfish login button


What is Starfish? (PDF)

My student home page_ Starfish Navigation (PDF)

Getting Started and setting up my Profile (PDF)


How to make appointments with my Primary Advisor (PDF)

How to make an appointment wtih a Service _General Advising, Career, Vet, DSS, etc (PDF)

How do I search for a specific advisor or service member? (PDF)

How do I CANCEL an advising appointment? (PDF)

How do I EDIT and advising appointment? (PDF)


What are Flags and Kudos? (PDF)

How to view Emails from professors and advisors? (PDF)

I need help: how to ask for help using "Raise your Hand" (PDF)
Faculty, Advisor, and Staff Training:

Coming soon:  Starfish training, resources and job aid for Starfish (College log in)

 Support:  Email Patricia Hoyle at

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