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Shipping essential purchases to non-FSU addresses

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Michael Williams, Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration. COVID-19 has created challenging times. Due to uncertainties surrounding the fiscal impact of the pandemic, we recommend strong discouragement and/or delay of purchases or entering into contracts that are not absolutely essential. For those essential […]

From CAT: Coping with isolation together

This message to all faculty, deans, directors, and department heads has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. If you’re having trouble focusing, you’re not alone. Most of us have been thrown for a loop by the changes unfolding in our lives. We’ve lost familiar routines, we’re isolated; […]

Need a little extra support? FSU “Distance Campus” can help

­­This message to all faculty, staff, and students has been approved by Dr. Sally McRorie, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs­. Though we may be socially distanced, the FSU “Distance Campus” can help you find what you need to get through the academic challenges of remote learning. You have much support, and many […]

Learn more about accessing online resources

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Gale Etschmaier, Dean of FSU Libraries. For information about accessing online resources, including e-books, articles, and more, visit the FSU Libraries’ Off Campus Access page. Virtual Private Network (VPN) use is not required to access these resources.

Requesting information on essential research activities

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Gary K. Ostrander, Vice President for Research. Colleagues, To protect our campus community from the spread of COVID-19, at some point it MAY become necessary to suspend on-campus research activities. We are NOT at that point yet. Should we need to suspend research […]

SGA shares message of support and encouragement

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs. To the Student Body at Florida State University: Welcome back to the Spring 2020 Semester. It is with a heavy heart we write to you all. As many of you have already seen and as announced by Florida […]

Cybersecurity is key as employees work online

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Jane Livingston, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer.  Now more than ever it’s important to remain vigilant and be a responsible cybercitizen. You may be away from campus for a while, but that doesn’t mean you can forget keeping your and FSU’s information safe and […]

As students move online, cybersecurity is key

This message to all students has been approved by Jane Livingston, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer.  Now more than ever it’s important to keep vigilant and be a responsible cybercitizen. You may be away from campus for a while, but that doesn’t mean you can forget keeping safe and secure online. As your classes transition […]

Questions about faculty evaluations and progress toward promotion and tenure

This message to all faculty and staff has been approved by Dr. Janet Kistner, Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement. There is no question that the COVID-19 health emergency has created significant disruptions to faculty research, teaching, and service. Please know that FSU is committed to preventing adverse employment or evaluative actions that may […]

Career Center goes virtual with services and resources

This message to all students has been approved by Dr. Amy Hecht, Vice President for Student Affairs. The Career Center is offering all of its services and resources virtually to help students continue to design their careers throughout the online learning period. To the graduating class of Spring and Summer 2020, we are here to […]

Adobe and IBM offering free temporary access to applications

This message to all students, faculty and staff has been approved by Jane Livingston, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Adobe Creative Cloud and IBM SPSS are granting FSU students temporary at-home access to their applications to help our community thrive during this time of remote learning. Adobe Creative Cloud will be available free of charge until May […]