Coronavirus

UPDATED: 11:30 A.M. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020

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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 […]

Statement from Florida State University Re: President and Mrs. Thrasher

4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 Florida State University President John Thrasher and First Lady Jean Thrasher have tested positive for COVID-19. President Thrasher learned of his positive result at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday after taking a PCR test earlier in the day. Mrs. Thrasher learned of her positive diagnosis late Monday night after a recent […]

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 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 […]