COVID-19 Announcements

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 […]

A Message from Vice President for Student Affairs Amy Hecht: Event Size Restriction Change

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs. Students, As we approached October, I’ve been pleased to see our positivity rate decrease and many of our students following the guidelines including masks and social distancing. We know how challenging this has been and we appreciate all […]

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 […]

A Message from President John Thrasher: Consequences for Noncompliance of COVID-19 Guidelines

This message to all students has been approved by John Thrasher, President of Florida State University. Dear FSU Students, I am issuing an urgent call to action, and I expect you to respond as true Seminoles so that, through shared sacrifice and by working together, we can remain unconquered by the COVID-19 pandemic and keep […]

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 […]

Tips for teaching quarantined students

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Robert Fuselier, Director of the Office of Distance Learning. One of the many challenges of teaching during a pandemic is ensuring that students in face-to-face classes can continue learning even when quarantined. When circumstances have you teaching both in-class and remote students, we suggest […]