Announcements

Instructors’ support of our students

This message to all faculty and instructors has been approved by Janet Kistner, Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement. Thanks for everything you are doing to bring the spring semester to a successful completion. The speed with which our face-to-face classes were transformed to online delivery is impressive and a credit to all of […]

Shipping essential purchases to non-FSU addresses

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Michael Williams, Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration. COVID-19 has created challenging times. Due to uncertainties surrounding the fiscal impact of the pandemic, we recommend strong discouragement and/or delay of purchases or entering into contracts that are not absolutely essential. For those essential […]

From CAT: Coping with isolation together

This message to all faculty, deans, directors, and department heads has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. If you’re having trouble focusing, you’re not alone. Most of us have been thrown for a loop by the changes unfolding in our lives. We’ve lost familiar routines, we’re isolated; […]

Need a little extra support? FSU “Distance Campus” can help

­­This message to all faculty, staff, and students has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs­. Though we may be socially distanced, the FSU “Distance Campus” can help you find what you need to get through the academic challenges of remote learning. You have much support, and many […]

Learn more about accessing online resources

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Gale Etschmaier, Dean of FSU Libraries. For information about accessing online resources, including e-books, articles, and more, visit the FSU Libraries’ Off Campus Access page. Virtual Private Network (VPN) use is not required to access these resources.

Requesting information on essential research activities

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research. Colleagues, To protect our campus community from the spread of COVID-19, at some point it MAY become necessary to suspend on-campus research activities. We are NOT at that point yet. Should we need to suspend research […]

Faculty Guidance on S/U Grading Option for Spring 2020

Guidelines and Things to be Aware of with the Shift to S/U Option Undergraduate classes that now use letter grades will continue to use letter grades. Students may request that their grade in such a class be changed to S/U. There will be a period, Monday, March 30 – Sunday, April 12, during which students […]

Spring 2020 Grading Options for Undergraduate Classes

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Before deciding whether to change one or more of their Spring 2020 courses to be graded on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis, students should consider: Grade Point Average Implications For all classes, an […]

FSU guidance for work study students  

The Office of Financial Aid at Florida State University has been working with the Office of Human Resources, its community service partners, work study students and supervisors to address the issues that they are facing due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On Friday, March 20, the Office of Financial Aid advised all supervisors that […]

SGA shares message of support and encouragement

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs. To the Student Body at Florida State University: Welcome back to the Spring 2020 Semester. It is with a heavy heart we write to you all. As many of you have already seen and as announced by Florida […]