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UPDATED: August 12, 2022

Florida State University students, faculty and staff are encouraged to continue to stay up to date with vaccines and boosters, stay home and get tested if you have symptoms that may be COVID, and consider wearing a mask if you have significant concerns about potentially contracting or spreading COVID or other illnesses.

Thank you for your cooperation, and #StayHeathyFSU!


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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]