A student who attends Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University will learn how to be even more illustrious, humble, and courageous than before they came to the school. Being on the highest of seven hills, allows each student to grow and reach new levels in their education, personal life, and professional life. Florida A&M or FAMU students progress out of their shell with each day. Us Rattlers Strike, Strike, and Strike again at each and every obstacle we come across. Being that we are an Historically Black College, we also offer ways to connect with your heritage in ways you've never done before. Come to FAMU and see what it means to represent Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University of October 1887.