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Spring 2020 Housing and Dining Refunds

This message to all students has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance and Administration.  Dear FSU Community, Thank you for your patience and understanding as Florida State University diligently works to ensure the safety and well-being of the community. We strive to be attentive in addressing your concerns and questions as swiftly as […]

Guidance for supervisors on high-risk employees

This message has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff, for distribution to all Deans, Directors, and Department Heads. The Governor of Florida has issued Executive Order 20-83 urging all persons over the age of 65 to stay home and take necessary precautions to […]

FSU launches COVID-19 relief effort to help students

Florida State University officials have launched an emergency fundraising effort aimed at helping students struggling due to financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The FSU Foundation, the university’s academic fundraising arm, unveiled two emergency funds that are accepting donations — one addressing the needs of those affiliated with FSU in Tallahassee, the other for those […]

Student Guidance on Spring 2020 Grading Options for Undergraduate Classes

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dear Students, This is an unprecedented time in Florida State University’s history as the entire campus has moved to remote learning, and we realize this may be a difficult adjustment for some […]

FSU brings campus to life through virtual services, activities 

Some of the most memorable experiences for Florida State University students happen outside of the classroom. Now, with the university going remote for the rest of the spring semester amid a global pandemic, how will students stay connected with campus and one another? One way that Florida State is supporting students is through Virtual FSU — a new, virtual […]

Response to City and County Stay-at-Home Order

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. County and city officials announced yesterday at a joint press conference that a stay-at-home order has been issued for Tallahassee and Leon County effective today, March 25, 2020. Understandably, […]

FSU begins new chapter of remote learning

Florida State University began a new chapter in its history Monday, March 23, as the entire campus moved to remote learning in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic. President John Thrasher experienced the transition firsthand Monday morning as he joined Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Joseph Schlenoff during his chemistry class via Zoom, a remote conferencing service that is one of the tools the university is using to […]

Remote Learning Continues with Summer Sessions

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs All courses for FSU’s Summer Sessions A, B, F, and Law (8 week) will be conducted remotely in adherence to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s social distancing protocols and guidance from […]

New era of education: FSU ready for remote learning amid global pandemic 

Amid a global pandemic, Florida State University is mobilizing to protect the health and safety of the university community by delivering classes remotely for the remainder of the spring semester. With an enrollment of about 42,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and instructors, the transition from in-person classes to remote teaching is a huge […]

Help FSU prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Florida State University requests your cooperation and assistance in preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Students: If you have left the Tallahassee-area for any period of time since March 12, do not return to the main campus for any reason until further notice. Residence halls are closed to visitors and to residents who have departed the […]

Temporary remote work to promote social distancing

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.  Florida State University continues to monitor updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and work with local officials to mitigate the campus communities’ risk to COVID-19 coronavirus. Florida […]

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 […]