• Remote instruction extended through rest of semester

    Mar 17, 2020

    Following the direction we received from the State University System today, Florida Poly will extend our remote-learning initiatives for the rest of the semester and develop an alternative schedule and/or method of holding commencement for the spring ceremony. On-campus and in-person ceremonies will not take place at the beginning of May. The university is working diligently to determine the next steps and provide further information. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through these next steps. These are big decisions with far-reaching impact and we do not take this lightly. We will provide more information as soon as it's available.

  • Update on working remotely for qualified employees

    Mar 16, 2020

    For the safety and well-being of the Florida Poly community, and in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Florida Poly is encouraging all qualified employees to work from home for at least two weeks beginning Tuesday, March 17. This move will not only protect the health and safety of our entire University community, but our families, friends and Polk County as well.

  • Update on remote instruction, travel, and events

    Mar 12, 2020

    The University continues taking significant steps to protect our students, faculty, staff, and the Polk County community from the ongoing global COVID-19 outbreak. It's important to remember that although the virus is in Florida, there have been no confirmed cases reported in Polk County, including at Florida Poly, that we are aware of at this time.

  • Florida Poly moving to a mandatory two-week period of remote instruction

    Mar 11, 2020

    Your health and safety is our top priority and we have been working to ensure our campus environment is as safe and clean as possible. With that said, we need to communicate some very important announcements to you below.

  • Florida Poly senior rockets toward SpaceX dream job

    Mar 10, 2020

    Airplanes, rockets, and all that lies beyond our world have always fascinated Geoffrey Doback.

  • Florida Poly alum drives students to academic and career success

    Mar 9, 2020

    Editor's note: This story is part of a series of feature stories that highlight diversity on Florida Poly's campus and celebrate Women's History Month. The desire to be part of something bold and new drove Lindsey Schwemmin '18 to join Florida Polytechnic University as part of its inaugural class of students in 2014.

  • State bill proposing to merge Florida Poly with University of Florida ends

    Mar 7, 2020

    House Bill 7087 A state bill in the Florida House of Representatives that proposed to merge Florida Polytechnic University and New College of Florida into the University of Florida. The bill was abandoned on March 6, 2020.

  • Florida Poly ranked #2 for best affordable mechanical engineering degree

    Mar 5, 2020

    Florida Polytechnic University has been ranked number two in the nation for delivering quality, affordable mechanical engineering education by Affordable Schools. The website provides resources to help college-bound students find high-quality, affordable programs.

  • State of Florida declares public health emergency

    Mar 4, 2020

    The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Visit this webpage for resources and additional information. March 4, 3:30 p.m. Dear Florida Poly community, We continue to closely monitor the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and are taking steps to help keep our students, faculty, and staff healthy.

  • Founding trustee honored by Florida Poly Board of Trustees

    Mar 4, 2020

    The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees approved a resolution honoring former Trustee Richard "Dick" Hallion for his dedication and service to the board and the University during its meeting on Feb. 26.