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UPDATED: 11:09 A.M. WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020

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FSU students to receive CARES Act funding distribution

 More than 12,500 Florida State University students will receive emergency federal funding provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist them with unexpected costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act was passed by Congress and signed into law to provide economic relief from COVID-19. It authorized the U.S. […]

Face Covering Protocol

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance and Administration. Executive Order 20-112 does not mandate the use of masks or cloth face coverings. However, the state has recommended that businesses follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance to plan, prepare, and respond to COVID-19. […]

Update: Governor’s Phase 1 Plan to Reopen Florida

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. On April 29, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-112 and unveiled the first step of a phased approach to re-opening the state. Phase 1 became effective May […]

Temporary Restriction of On-Campus Operations Continues

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 is open and operational. The Governor’s Safer-at-Home order remains in effect and on-campus operations continue to be restricted to essential functions only. Effective May 1, 2020, […]

FSU to host virtual commencement ceremony for Spring 2020

Editor’s note: Names of the 7,000 graduates will be read aloud by their college in separate videos to be posted at commencement.fsu.edu on May 2. Graduates’ names will not be read aloud during the virtual ceremony as doing so would extend the program by several hours. Graduates and families invited to participate remotely while practicing […]

FSU to deliver classes remotely in Summer Session C

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. As our highest priority remains the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, Florida State University will continue to deliver classes remotely during Summer Session C, which runs June 22 […]

Frequently Asked Questions for Undergraduate Students Starting in Summer 2020

Congratulations on being accepted to FSU! Welcome to our community. The first stages of your career as a Seminole will be a little different from the usual this year since all summer classes will be offered remotely. You will still get off to a great start, but we expect that you may have some questions.   Many […]

Overcoming stress and anxiety during COVID-19

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 COVID-19 situation has brought forth new challenges both personally and professionally for many employees. It is important to ensure that staff have guidance and […]

Reminder: Opting for an S/U grade? Submit your request by April 12

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. As a reminder, students who choose the S/U grade option for eligible undergraduate courses must submit their request by Sunday, April 12, at 11:59 pm EDT. Because of the remote instruction implemented in response to […]

Temporary Restriction of On-Campus Operations

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. As a result of Governor DeSantis’ “safer at home” order, the University is restricting all on-campus operations to essential functions only effective April 3, 2020, until at least April […]