Synoptikos is the graduate student organization for the Department of Urban & Regional Planning. This organization plays a vital role in the academic and social programs of the Department. Through a variety of programs, it provides the students, faculty, alumni, and professionals with a wide array of intellectual stimuli, social activities, and administrative and employment services.
1. To promote professional and intellectual stimulation among the students by service as a vehicle for exploration of ideas outside the formal classroom contents;
2. To facilitate the exchange of information between the faculty, staff and students of the department of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University;
3. To promote good fellowship through the sponsorship of social activities;
4. To assist new planning students and visiting educators through such activities as determined by the executive committee or as the membership may direct.