Coronavirus

UPDATED: 2 P.M. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021

For information on Spring 2021, please visit stayhealthy.fsu.edu.

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Update for Spring Semester

This message to all faculty, staff and OPS employees has been approved by Renisha Gibbs, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Finance & Administration Chief of Staff. We continue to receive many questions related to the spring semester and whether there will be an expectation to discontinue remote work. I am sure that you […]

Updated Quarantine Guidance

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. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated guidance for persons who have had close contact with individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. Previous recommendations […]

University Contact Tracing

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. In November, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) launched the Healthy Together pilot program. Healthy Together is a contact tracing platform used by FDOH to notify individuals of their […]

Spring semester remote instruction extended one week; in-person learning begins Jan. 19

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, Faculty and Staff, As our highest priority remains the health and safety of the entire campus community, Florida State University will extend the planned period of remote learning at the start of […]

Zoom Q&A with University Administration

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. The holidays are quickly approaching as we move toward the end of the Fall semester. Though this year has presented challenges, we have prioritized keeping the campus community informed […]

A message from President Thrasher: Thanksgiving Break

Dear FSU Family, As we approach Thanksgiving, I want to express my gratitude to you — our students, faculty and staff — for your flexibility, your resilience and your dedication to Florida State University during these unusual times. After an increase of COVID-19 cases on campus in early September, FSU’s positivity rate has remained relatively […]

FSU hosts CDC Director Robert Redfield for COVID-19 roundtable discussion 

Florida State University welcomed Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Robert Redfield as well as state health officials to campus Monday for a roundtable discussion on the university’s response to COVID-19.   Redfield used the opportunity to deliver a clarion call: Keep wearing masks.  “Masks work,” Redfield said. “They save lives.”  FSU officials briefed Redfield, along with Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees and Deputy Secretary of Health Shamarial Roberson, on class delivery methods, the university’s COVID-19 testing operation and […]

Important Spring 2021 Semester Information

UPDATE DEC. 1, 2020: The spring semester will begin Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021; however, all classes will be taught remotely through Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. To be clear, this means all spring semester face-to-face, hybrid, flex and remote classes will meet remotely between Jan. 6, 2021, and Jan. 15, 2021. This includes the FSU Panama City […]

Fall/Spring Update

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance and Administration. As we approach Fall Break, we wanted to take the opportunity to provide an update regarding the remaining Fall semester and upcoming Spring semester. Following […]

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 […]