COVID-19 Announcements

From CAT: Learning to decolonize + a faculty panel and workshop 

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. With increasing focus on systemic racist injustice in recent weeks, and in response to the call by a group of Black colleagues to “rebuild an academic space that is rooted in anti-racist ideology,” (Beatty et al., personal communication, June 4, […]

Research Continuity Update XVII 

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, and federal […]

From CAT: Making the most of teaching online: Adaptive release

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. When moving from in-person to online teaching, you may have lost some instructional options you would normally use to help your students learn, but as you become more familiar with […]

Research Continuity Update XVI

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, […]

Remote Work Update

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance and Administration.  On Friday, June 26, Human Resources sent a message to faculty and staff indicating that FSU would be reverting back to its standard telecommuting policy in August in anticipation of local schools re-opening and many employees returning […]

From CAT: Are your students getting younger? 

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.   More than 2000 students who are brand new to FSU — and to college — began their first classes this week. Many of our Summer C students may have been […]

From Facilities: Community waste stations 

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dennis Bailey, Senior Associate Vice President for Facilities.  To meet campus needs for increased sanitation of common spaces, custodial staff will no longer routinely enter personal office spaces to clean or collect trash from desk-side bins. Beginning in July, FSU Facilities will be installing community waste stations across […]

Research Continuity Update XV 

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, and federal […]

FSU Summer Nights – Week 1 

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs   Many offices and organizations across campus are teaming up to #welcomefsu back with virtual events at 7 p.m. -9 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning next week. Each time we get together, there will be opportunities to play games, meet people, […]

From CAT: Avoiding Burnout

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. Congratulations to those of you who’ve just finished teaching in Summer B, and also to those who’ve reached the middle of Summer A. If you’d like to check in with your […]

Research Continuity Update XIV

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, […]

Campus Repopulation and COVID-19 Testing Protocol

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff. The University continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19 on our state and local community. As a result, restricted operations with no more than 25% of employees on campus […]