All state universities will make plans to transition to remote learning, says Fla. Board of Governors

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Wednesday afternoon the Florida Board of Governors announced that, effective immediately, all state universities will make plans to transition to remote course instruction as soon as possible due to the evolving coronavirus outbreak. State university campuses will remain open, and operations will continue, although some adjustments may be made as determined by each university.

Florida Gulf Coast University

FGCU has a coronavirus update page available on their website HERE.

The university confirmed they’d be starting remote classes for two weeks from Sunday, March 15 through Sunday, March 29.

Students are encouraged to return to their family homes away from the university during the two-week period. Residential students with unique circumstances may continue living in campus housing.

Employees will report to their assigned work stations on campus as normal and the university will remain open during this time.

Student employees are first and foremost students and if they choose to leave, they may. But if they choose to stay on campus and work, they may.

University of South Florida

USF said in a statement:

“The health and safety of students, faculty and staff is USF’s highest priority as university leaders work closely with local, state and federal agencies to monitor the most updated information related to the coronavirus.”

USF continues to post updates for students, faculty, staff and the public at

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