A Message from President John Thrasher to Spring Graduates

Dear Spring Graduates,  As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread around the world, Florida State University is committed to protecting the health and safety of the university community, as well as our families and friends.  One of the best ways to stop the spread of this dangerous disease is to avoid large gatherings and crowds. That’s why FSU and all State University System of Florida institutions […]

FSU’s Food for Thought Pantry still in need of donations

Across the nation, there are college students experiencing food insecurity. It’s an issue that Florida State University’s Food for Thought Pantry has been combating since 2009 and continuously works to eradicate, especially during these challenging times. The Food for Thought Pantry provides a place for students to collect nonperishable, refrigerated and frozen food items. A […]

Remote Work 101

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Jane Livingston, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. As the university shifts to remote work for a number of weeks in response to COVID-19, it is important for all employees to feel confident about working remotely. While every department is different, below you’ll […]

FSU Libraries announce updates to services

Florida State Libraries have several updates to their services to support faculty, staff, and students through the upcoming weeks.  FSU Libraries Hours Beginning Monday, March 23, Strozier Library will remain open and operational with limited or reduced services during the following hours: Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 […]

Reminder: training opportunities for remote instruction

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Office of Distance Learning (ODL) is offering training to faculty needing to deliver their face-to-face courses online. Topics include: Tools and resources for instructors who may […]

ODL emergency online instruction page

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. To help faculty with delivering their face-to-face courses online, the Office of Distance Learning (ODL) website features an Emergency Online Instruction page. The page provides easy-to-follow instructions and resources so instructors can continue […]

CAT provides tips for remote teaching environment

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. As most of you are aware, all schools in Florida are currently closed, so faculty and students who are parents have lost the structure that supported their academic lives. Teaching and […]

FSU to deliver classes remotely for remainder of 2020 spring semester 

University remains open for business; coursework resumes online as scheduled on Monday    This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by FSU President John Thrasher.  Florida State University will follow the direction of Gov. Ron DeSantis and the State University System of Florida (SUS) by extending the previously announced period of online instruction for all academic courses through the remainder of the spring semester. This move to online […]

FSU following CDC guidance for gatherings and crowds, campus events canceled until at least May 3

The health and well-being of our university students, faculty and staff is of utmost importance. In accordance with interim guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending that in-person events consisting of 10 people or more be canceled or postponed to reduce introduction of the virus into new communities and to slow the […]

Florida State Athletics/Seminole Boosters announce spring schedule adjustments

In accordance with the announcement made by the Atlantic Coast Conference earlier today, Florida State Athletics and Seminole Boosters have announced several recent developments, including the cancelation of all spring sports seasons, cancelation of the spring football game and an extension of the deadline to renew 2020 FSU football season tickets.  These changes are necessitated […]

The Ringling temporarily closes

The Ringling is committed to doing our part to safeguard the health and well-being of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. We share a responsibility with all institutions and members of our community to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and have made the difficult decision that The Ringling will close temporarily effective March 16, […]

Temporary Remote Work Guidelines

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 impacts of COVID-19 to our work, educational, and research environment. Florida State University is open and fully operational. At this time, there are […]