This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.
As our highest priority remains the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, Florida State University will continue to deliver classes remotely during Summer Session C, which runs June 22 through July 31, 2020. This extension of online instruction includes the FSU Panama City campus.
Along with classes remaining online through the end of the summer semester, FSU will cancel or postpone all in-person events consisting of 10 people or more to reduce introduction of the virus into new communities and to slow the spread of infection in communities already affected by the virus. This cancellation of on-campus events includes all summer camps and activities normally held at the university. This policy shall be in effect until Aug. 2, 2020, and will be under continual review.
In addition, University Housing will not be available for the Summer C term for first-time students or those who left campus earlier this spring. If a student has already contracted for housing for Summer C, their deposit will be credited to their student account.
For many students, Summer C will be their first semester in college. While it is disappointing that we cannot offer in-person classes or housing at this time, FSU is diligently working to support all students and ensure they receive a top-notch education.
Knowing that many students will be first-time FSU students, either as freshmen or transfers, we have prepared an extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions to help address questions and concerns. We also will have a similar guide specialized for graduate students and post-docs posted soon on The Graduate School’s webpage at gradschool.fsu.edu. We want to help every FSU student succeed!
Florida State will continue to closely monitor and evaluate information and guidance provided by state and federal agencies. This is an unprecedented situation, and we appreciate your patience as we continue to make decisions that keep our university community safe.