Coronavirus

UPDATED: 11:35 A.M. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

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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 […]

Reminder: COVID-19 Random Testing Program

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff and by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs. The University continues to work diligently to institute measures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Our goal […]

Sept. 8, 2020 Update: COVID-19 Case Statistics 

Florida State University administrators are aware of the increase of positive cases in the campus and local communities and continue to work closely with public health officials to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while providing university programs and services to support our students, faculty and staff. Florida State does not plan a shift to all […]

COVID-19 Random Testing Program

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. A random testing program is planned for ongoing testing of asymptomatic students, faculty, and staff physically present on campus during the Fall 2020 semester. Monitored by epidemiologists at the […]

FSU, UF compete for most pledges in battle against COVID-19

The FSU-UF rivalry is one of the most intense in college sports. Now, the two universities will compete for something much more important than state bragging rights — protecting the health and safety of their communities amid the coronavirus pandemic. For the next two weeks, FSU and UF will compete for the most new student […]

Positive COVID-19 Test at Off-Campus Event Location

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for the Division of Student Affairs.  Florida State University has learned at least one individual attending an event at the former Alpha Tau Omega (ATO) fraternity houses (733 West Pensacola Street) during the weekend of Aug. 20-23 has […]

Voluntary COVID-19 Testing Update

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.  It is the responsibility of all members of the campus community to do their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Key behaviors for prevention include wearing face coverings, […]

Student leaders, local officials ask community to take pledge in battle against COVID-19

The student government associations of Florida State University, Florida A&M University and Tallahassee Community College have partnered with local leaders to encourage students and community members to sign a pledge to protect the health and safety of the Tallahassee community. With the return of thousands of college students to Tallahassee, the pledge initiative aims to […]

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

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs. Dear Students, After spending the summer preparing for an in-person FSU experience, all of us are disappointed to see some students blatantly disregard University policies and county ordinances.  While we have seen many students on campus abiding by […]

A Message from President John Thrasher: Behavior That Threatens Campus Health and Safety

Dear FSU Students, Over the past few days I have learned of several reports of students holding house parties, participating in large gatherings, not wearing face coverings and not social distancing. I am deeply concerned with this sheer defiance to comply with the university’s guidelines and expectations set forth and communicated to you before the fall semester. On Sunday, FSU Police arrested and charged seven students for […]