COVID-19 Resources

As the situation continues to evolve, please monitor the following channels for regular updates from Florida Poly. Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time of uncertainty.

  • Students: Canvas announcements, Canvas messaging, Florida Poly email
  • Employees: Florida Poly email and Florida Poly website, Covid-19 page
  • Parents and Community: Florida Poly website, Covid-19 page

Latest Updates

  • University leaders are working to determine the best way for Florida Poly to operate this fall, following guidelines being established by the Florida Board of Governors.
  • President Randy Avent has assembled a task force with representation from different departments across campus, to develop a plan for employees to return to an in-person working environment. We will continue in our current remote working environment until this plan is developed, vetted and we begin implementation (which is anticipated to begin in July.
  • Remote instruction will continue through all summer terms.
  • Two emergency funds have been established to help students cover critical needs.
  • The May commencement ceremony has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 18.
  • The regular semester deadline for late withdrawal was been extended until April 22 (the last day of class). Details
  • An FAQ on the grading policy is available. Details
  • The new Florida Poly Virtual Student Union is a digital hub for students that is designed to make remote learning and campus engagement – from wherever you are – a little bit easier.
  • Information regarding housing refunds, rebates, and credits is available.
  • A temporary grading policy was been announced.
  • The campus is closed. Details.
  • All University events are canceled until classes resume on campus.
  • Shuttle services have been suspended.
  • All university-affiliated travel has been suspended.

Students

Tips for Managing Your Mental Health

  • A campus curfew is in place daily from 8 p.m.-7 a.m. Campus gates are closed at 8 p.m. and opened at 6 a.m. Campus police are on campus 24/7 and can open the gates in case of an emergency.
  • An FAQ on the grading policy is available. Details

Resources

  • Student Affairs has provided these tips for Managing Your Mental Health during this pandemic.
  • The new Florida Poly Virtual Student Union is a digital hub for students that is designed to make remote learning and campus engagement – from wherever you are – a little bit easier. Need-to-know resources, programs, services, and student events have been organized into one place.

Employees

Working From Home: Tips For Success
  • Remote Work: Following the instructions and recommendations of local, state, and federal leaders, all qualified employees are working from home through at least June.
  • On-campus Work: Employees whose jobs require them to come to campus should wear a cloth face covering, in accordance with guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A campus curfew is in place; campus gates are closed at 8 p.m. and reopen each morning at 6 a.m.
  • The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been adopted to protect employees who are unable to work due to issues related to COVID-19. Employees who are dealing with any of the circumstances now or at any time before the end of the calendar year should contact Human Resources to determine their eligibility and for additional information.
  • The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers 24-hour access to confidential help from trained counselors for all employees (faculty, staff, OPS, student employees) and their families. Call 1-844-208-7067 or visit the State Department of Management EAP website.

Resources

Travel Information

All university-affiliated travel has been suspended. Stay informed on CDC updates and travel notifications.

Additional Resources

University Contacts

Student Affairs
studentaffairs@floridapoly.edu

Care Services
care@floridapoly.edu

Police Department
863-874-8472
floridapolypolice@floridapoly.edu

Human Resources Department
863-874-8425
hr@floridapoly.edu