Florida's Universities Plan 'Normal' Operations Amid COVID-19 SpikeState universities are staying on track for a return to normal “pre-pandemic” operations as the fall semester approaches, while Florida grapples with a surge in COVID-19 cases.
Florida's State University Presidents Urge Students To Get VaccinatedThe presidents of Florida’s 12 state universities are asking students returning to campus for the fall semester to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Florida Universities Try To Stem Coronavirus CasesFlorida university officials have started suspending fraternities and punishing students who flout coronavirus-safety measures, as schools grapple with cases of the virus at the beginning of the fall semester.
Florida's Largest Faculty Union Calls For Online Classes In Colleges, UniversitiesFlorida’s largest faculty union Monday called on Gov. Ron DeSantis and state education officials to order higher-education institutions to use remote learning through the fall.
Federal Rule Puts Thousands Of International Students Throughout Florida In JeopardyNew federal regulations that could affect thousands of foreign students throughout the state are complicating Florida universities’ plans to reopen campuses in the fall.
Florida Universities Firm Up Plans For Fall ReopeningPreparing to present plans Tuesday to the university system’s Board of Governors, leaders of state universities have continued this week to finalize details of how they will reopen campuses for the fall semester.
New Details On The Reopening Of Florida UniversitiesA week after the state university system’s Board of Governors laid out a blueprint for how to reopen campuses in the fall, school officials are offering more details about what will change when students and faculty members come back.
Florida Universities Grapple With Reopening QuestionsAs Florida universities face a mid-June deadline to solidify plans for safely reopening campuses in the fall, some school leaders continue to wrestle with questions.
State Eyes Plans For Reopening University CampusesState university system Chancellor Marshall Criser next week will present guidelines for reopening university campuses in the fall, after students were sent home in March to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Florida Lawsuits Seek Refunds For State University StudentsWith the coronavirus shutting down state university campuses in March, at least two potential class-action lawsuits have been filed seeking refunds of money that students paid for the spring semester.
Coronavirus Impact: Florida Universities Weigh Options For Fall SemesterAs universities game out plans for dealing with the coronavirus, thousands of students throughout the state are facing uncertainty about whether they will be able to take classes in person this fall or whether they will learn remotely.
Florida Coronavirus Impact: State Universities Make Decisions On Spring Commencement Ceremonies As FSU Mulls Over Decision To Reopen Campus In FallFlorida's state universities have all made decisions about whether to hold virtual commencement ceremonies for the Spring semester, reschedule them, or cancel them altogether. At the same time, Florida State University President John Thrasher said on Friday that officials will have to know some time in the “July timeframe” about whether the Tallahassee campus will reopen for fall semester.
Coronavirus In Florida: All State Universities Extend Remote Learning Through End Of SemesterRemote learning for all state university students in Florida is being extended for the rest of the spring semester due to the coronavirus.
Plan Could Help Military Service Members, Veterans Gain College Credits In FloridaService members and veterans could use their military experience for course credits at Florida public universities, colleges and career centers under a proposal approved Wednesday by a Senate panel.
State Colleges Poised To Seek Funding BoostFlorida’s state and community colleges are seeking more than $220 million in new money for next academic year.