Current Update

May 28, 2020 - 9:30 a.m.

Remote Instruction Extended Through Summer III Session

Remote Working Continues Until Further Notice

All Students Who Can Return Home Should Return Home

Latest Updates

  • Remote instruction has been extended through at least the Summer III session. Summer III begins June 27 and ends Aug. 7. Professors are providing information to students about their individual classes. Students with general questions should contact the Dean of Students office (561-297-3542, deanofstudents@fau.edu).
  • All students who can return home should return home. Students who need accommodations should contact the Housing and Residential Education office at 561-297-2880 or housing@fau.edu. Students currently on campus should inform their area desk office. 
  • FAU remains open; Professional units have transitioned to remote work until further notice; does not apply to those designated by their supervisor as operating necessary services; essential services are still being provided, potentially on a limited basis or remotely.
  • Research – Visit the Division of Research’s FAQ webpage for detailed information.
  • A.D. Henderson University School has moved to online delivery only through the remainder of the academic year.
  • The Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development will be closed through at least Friday, June 5.

Campus Safety

  • Maintain a distance of at least six feet from others whenever possible. Employees working on campus should not visit other offices, labs or spend time in common areas (such as conference rooms) unless absolutely necessary.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitzer. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose. If necessary, cough or sneeze into the inside of your elbow and then wash your hands.
  • Wear face coverings when in public or around others in circumstances when social distancing can be maintained. Face coverings are required when physical distancing is not possible, as well as in restrooms, elevators, and on FAU transportation. Handmade face coverings, such as those fashioned from a scarf, bandana or handkerchief, should fit tightly over the nose and mouth. Keep face coverings with you at all times.
  • If you are not feeling well, stay home.
  • Personnel in office spaces are responsible for disinfecting their own spaces and common areas. It is encouraged to disinfect high-touch areas (such as printers or common work stations) every two hours.
  • In-person meetings are discouraged. Continue to use phone or teleconferencing applications whenever possible.

If you are a member of the FAU community and test positive for COVID-19:

  • Students should contact Student Health Services (561-297-3512; after hours, please select option 3).
  • Faculty/Staff should contact Human Resources (561-297-3076, gzaidman@fau.edu) and notify their supervisors.

If you have questions about your potential exposure to the virus, follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Public Health Management Decision Making guide.

Anyone who tests positive must also follow the requirements of self-quarantine.

FAU has also issued policies and guidelines related to proactive Self-Quarantine and University Travel.

Students can direction questions per the following: 

  • Student Health Services
    561-297-3512
  • Residential Students (including off-campus hotel)
    561-297-2880, housing@fau.edu
  • Non-Residential Students (contact the Office of the Dean of Students)

    561-297-3542, deanofstudents@fau.edu

FAU continues to closely monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The health and safety of students, faculty and staff is the highest priority and FAU officials are working closely with local, state and federal agencies to share the most updated information.

Updates from President Kelly

 

Contacts


Questions and Requests for Assistance can be directed to FAU’s Office of Environmental Health and Safety:

Residential Students (including off-campus hotel)

Non-Residential Students (contact the Office of the Dean of Students)

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