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Date: October 16, 2020 To: University Community From: Dr. Jaffus Hardrick President Re: University Update Greetings FMU family: I am writing to share updated information regarding classes and activities for the remainder of the Fall semester. The health and well-being of our entire community is our priority, and it is with you in mind that these decisions were made. Academics Beginning Monday, October 19, we will transition to remote learning. Students who reside on campus have the option to leave any time between now and November 13, prior to the Thanksgiving break. All students must officially check out of the residence halls by 5:00 PM on

Date: October 11, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: Critical Update: FMU COVID-19 Greetings FMU family: Over the past few days, Florida Memorial University (FMU) has been the subject of negative press and social media posts. These communications imply that the University has not been forthcoming about the status of COVID-19 on campus. It is not and never has been our intention to hide critical information from our University community. Please know that negative and inaccurate messaging is damaging to the University and hinders our ability to garner much-needed resources for our students. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff has been

Date: October 1, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update 15 I want to extend my appreciation to the campus community who have demonstrated tremendous commitment to the University during this difficult time. Please be assured that the health and safety of all our employees, customers, and vendors are always our priority. Earlier today, we were notified that an increased number of students and staff members who were tested this week received a positive result for COVID-19. Upon learning this information, we immediately followed the Florida Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols. Contact tracing has been initiated and

Date: September 16, 2020 To: University Community From: Office of Human Resources Re: COVID-19 Update 14 Yesterday, we were notified that a staff member who had been tested last week, received a positive result for COVID-19. Upon learning this information, we immediately followed the Florida Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols. We asked the staff member who he/she came in contact with on campus (i.e., worked within 6 feet of an infected person for a prolonged period of time, or at least 15 minutes). Thereafter, we alerted the identified individuals on campus who may have been in contact with the employee

Date: June 27, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update IX The safety and security of Florida Memorial University remains our top priority. This memorandum is to apprise the University community of two separate COVID-19-related incidents. Yesterday, we were notified that an on-campus employee--who had been self-isolating for the past ten days--has tested positive for COVID-19. Upon learning this information, we immediately followed the Florida Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control protocols and alerted everyone who may have encountered the individual, required them to get tested, and directed them to exercise self-isolation until they received medical clearance. Additionally, the

Date: May 20, 2020 To: Faculty & Staff From: Office of Human Resources Re: FMU Protective Measures for Re-Opening As we begin to reopen our business operations, please review and observe the following protective measures to maintain a healthy work environment. For the safety of the campus community, FMU reserves the right to deny entry or send employees home, especially if one chooses not to comply with established guidance, or if someone displays symptoms of COVID-19. All persons on campus will be required to wear a mask. All visitors will be temperature checked upon entry and employees will have their temperature checked when reporting

Date: May 8, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Emergency Student Relief Fund - Notification Since the passing of the CARES Act, colleges and universities across the country have been working through the complexities of administering these funds as directed by the U.S. Department of Education. Like other institutions, Florida Memorial University’s administration is also working diligently to finalize its application and procedures to release the Emergency Student Relief Funds on or before May 18th. Communication regarding student eligibility and award notifications, will only be sent to your FMU email address. Therefore, to ensure accurate delivery of communications and awards information,

Date: May 5, 2020 To: FMU Students From: Dr. Kelley C. Kimple, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Re: COVID-19 Student Memo #5: Follow-Up to Virtual Student Town Hall We hope you were able to tune in for the Virtual Student Town Hall meeting on Thursday, April 30th, Attending College During a Pandemic: What You Need to Know. Just in case, we wanted to provide some of the highlights from the discussion. Please read carefully the information below so that you are well informed of what is expected of you. FMU Email Accounts One of the most important things you need to do is continue

Date: April 27, 2020 To: FMU Students From: Dr. Kelley C. Kimple, Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs Re: COVID-19 Summer Housing, Memo #4 Greetings Students, The end of the semester is drawing near and we hope that you are doing well. We’ve all had to learn new ways to manage both our work and our personal lives during this pandemic. Please remember to wash your hands, practice social distancing, and wear a face mask/covering of both your nose and mouth while in public spaces. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) these precautions will help slow the spread of the virus and help

Date: March 13, 2020 To: University Community From: President Jaffus Hardrick Re: COVID-19 Update III The safety of the University community remains a top priority; therefore, we continue to diligently monitor this fluid situation surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Everyone is asked to be vigilant and to practice safe hygiene. If you are sick or believe you have been exposed to someone who may have COVID-19, please seek medical care and do not come to campus. University Facilities We continue to perform frequent sanitization of classrooms and high touch areas throughout the campus. There are hand sanitizer stations throughout the campus, and we encourage everyone to use

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