COVID-19 Announcements

A message from President Thrasher: Thanksgiving Break

Dear FSU Family, As we approach Thanksgiving, I want to express my gratitude to you — our students, faculty and staff — for your flexibility, your resilience and your dedication to Florida State University during these unusual times. After an increase of COVID-19 cases on campus in early September, FSU’s positivity rate has remained relatively […]

Fall/Spring Update

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance and Administration. As we approach Fall Break, we wanted to take the opportunity to provide an update regarding the remaining Fall semester and upcoming Spring semester. Following […]

Spring Course Registration to Begin Oct. 26, 2020

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President. Florida State University is committed to offering as many classes face-to-face as we can, safely, in the Spring semester.  Planning has been underway for the past several weeks.  After thoughtful consideration, the Spring academic calendar was adjusted to remove Spring Break […]

Spring 2021 calendar changes

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dear FSU community, As our highest priority remains the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, Florida State University has adopted a new calendar for the Spring 2021 semester. The semester will […]

FSU Libraries extends hours

This message has been approved by Gale Etschmaier, Dean of FSU Libraries, for distribution to students, faculty and staff. Beginning Monday, October 5, 2020, FSU Libraries will be open the following hours: Strozier Library Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday: […]

Academic support and study space

This message to all students has been approved by Joe O’Shea, Dean of the Division of Undergraduate Studies. Need a quieter place to study? Need help with learning content in your courses? FSU has a variety of academic support to help you learn and succeed in your courses this semester including: Free tutoring is available […]

FSU Football updates and guidelines for Student Ticket Requests

This message to all students has been approved by David Coburn, Director of Athletics. Dear FSU Students, Attending football games is a cherished tradition at Florida State University, and I know you all want to continue to be able to cheer on our team in person. To do that, it is critical that everyone follows […]

Research Continuity Update 27

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research. As the State of Florida has begun to slowly reopen, Florida State University has taken steps to incrementally expand on-campus research operations.  More information is available HERE.  We continue to follow the guidance of local, state, […]

Use of non-FSU academic technologies

This message to all faculty and instructional staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. The privacy and security of data is vital to every operation within our university. With the dramatic increase in our reliance on remote and online teaching tools, we have a legal and […]

In-person proctoring for Honorlock exams

This message to all faculty and instructional staff has been approved by Robert Fuselier, Director of the Office of Distance Learning. When alternative assessment is not a viable option in a remote or online course, instructors may choose to use Honorlock for online proctoring. If you use Honorlock, please keep in mind that some students […]