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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 […]

Classes move online for remainder of 2020 spring semester

Florida State University administrators are aware of Gov. DeSantis’ decision to deliver all academic courses online for the remainder of the spring semester. More information and university guidance regarding this development will be shared later this week. Visit for updates.  

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, […]

Temporary Remote Work Guidelines

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 University continues to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 to our work, educational, and research environment. Florida State University is open and fully operational. At this time, there are […]

FSU Testing Center closed until end of spring of semester

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. UPDATED (March 19, 2020): The main campus Testing Center is closed and will remain closed through the end of the Spring 2020 semester. Instructors needing test proctoring services for their students can […]

The Ringling cancels programs, events and guided tours until April 6, 2020

All programs, events, performances, and guided tours are cancelled until April 6, 2020. Updates will be posted as they become available. Find out more about The Ringling’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Currently, visitors may visit the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, and the first floor of Ca’ d’Zan.  All visitors are asked to purchase […]

Challenger Learning Center to close Friday, March 13 through Monday, April 6

In the interest of public safety, in accordance with the recommendations from the above authorities, the Governor of Florida and university administration, the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee will be closed effective 4 p.m. Friday, March 13 and plans to reopen Monday, April 6. The Challenger Learning Center team is taking this public health concern […]

FSU implements social distancing for all campus events

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance & Administration.    Following the recommendation of Governors DeSantis to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Florida State University officials will implement on-campus social distancing protocols, effective immediately (Friday, March 13, 2020) until at least April 6, 2020. University divisions, […]