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University travel booking requirements

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Kyle Clark, Vice President for Finance & Administration. In order to better inform university employees of new warnings related to the COVID-19 coronavirus or other threats to their safety based on their location, effective immediately all future faculty/staff air and train travel, both domestic and […]

University Guidance for Instructors Managing Student Illnesses

This message has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, for distribution to faculty and staff. Due to the marked increase in flu levels and recent concerns regarding COVID-19, FSU instructors are asked to afford more flexibility to students who are sick. This includes a suggested relaxing of […]

#StompTheFlu: Free flu shots available March 9

This message has been approved by Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs, for distribution to students, faculty and staff. University Health Services will offer free flu shots to students, faculty and staff members with an FSU Card from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Oglesby Union Ballrooms. If you have already […]

FSU is suspending travel to all of China, South Korea, Japan, Iran and Italy.

The CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China, Iran, Italy and South Korea while outbreaks of respiratory illness are ongoing. Travel to China, Iran, Italy or South Korea must be deemed essential and approved by the traveler’s university vice president in order to be processed. Travelers may not submit travel requests to China, Iran, Italy or South Korea and are not […]

What FSU is doing to prevent coronavirus

Florida State University is taking aggressive steps to prevent the spread of disease, such as COVID-19, by promoting healthy habits and enhancing its existing cleaning and disinfection practices. This cannot be achieved without the help of the entire campus community. First and foremost, this means engaging in healthy habits such as washing hands with soap […]

A message from President John Thrasher: Travel Update – COVID-19

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, I want to update you on this development regarding COVID-19, the coronavirus. As of today, visits to campus by Visiting Student Scholars are being postponed. The Center for Global Engagement is reaching out and working directly with affected guests. Future invitations related to Visiting Student Scholars are being delayed until […]

FSU closes Florence, Italy Study Center

The spring semester programs at Florida State University’s Study Center in Florence, Italy have been canceled and preparations are currently underway to close the Florence Study Center no later than March 9, 2020. The university has notified all affected students currently enrolled in the Florence programs and is actively providing those students with instructions and assistance […]

A message from President John Thrasher: Coronavirus Update

Dear FSU Family, Florida State University continues to closely monitor advisories and updates from the Centers for Disease Control concerning the COVID-19 coronavirus that has spread to many countries. The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our paramount concern. As we head into spring break and many people are on the move, I […]