Updates

Residence Halls Closing for Fall 2020 [Read more]

October 17, 2020

Covid-19 Student Testing Protocol [Read more]

October 17, 2020

Campus Restrictions [Read more]

October 2, 2020

Updated COVID-19 University Mandates [Read more]

October 2, 2020

Protecting the Lion Pride: Importance of following COVID-19 Mandates [Read more]

July 28, 2020

Academics and Housing for Fall 2020 [Read more]

July 7, 2020

Campus Re-Opening Plans “Protecting The Pride” [Read more]

May 14, 2020

Update on CARES Act Funding [Read more]

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Student Relief Fund – Notification [Read more]

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Academic Update III [Read more]

April 27, 2020

Summer Housing and Collecting Belongings [Read more]

April 27, 2020

COVID-19 Academic Update II [Read more]

April 10, 2020

COVID-19 Academic Update [Read more]

April 8, 2020

Housing Move-Out Instructions and Stay at Home Orders [Read more]

March 27 & 28, 2020
The City of Miami Gardens curfew is in effect between 10pm – 5am.

March 26, 2020
Announcement that remote business operations begins 3/30/2020.

March 25, 2020
Digital survey is available for students. More COVID-19 awareness is throughout Campus and new graphics are posted.

March 24, 2020
FMU’s partner, Sprint sends computer devices for FMU students.

March 23, 2020
Online classes are in full effect.

March 22, 2020
Sunday Worship Service from Susie C. Holley Chapel is livestreamed to audiences.

March 21, 2020
All external events will be suspended until March 27.

March 20, 2020
Online learning will remain until the end of the Spring semester.

March 18 & 19, 2020
Founders’ Day Events – postponed

March 17, 2020
Students, who are able, are encouraged to leave campus and join their families, returning in April, depending on FMU’s status (please continue to monitor).

March 15, 2020
FMU postpones 3 days of classes- distance learning starts on Thursday, March 19, 2020 (see FMU messages).

March 15, 2020
FMU Sunday, Black History Jazz Brunch at Plymouth Congregational Church- postponed

March 14, 2020
Virtual learning at FMU begins on 3/19/20. FMU to remain open including residence halls. Classes suspended for 3 days (3/16/20 -3/18/20).

March 12, 2020
The Sun Conference Suspends All Athletic Competitions- Like many other collegiate and professional sports programs around the country, FMU has suspended all of its athletic activities effective immediately through March 27.

March 12,2020

Florida Memorial University is not closed, and all classes will continue as scheduled.

We are asking all students and staff to adopt the following precautionary measures:

  • Practice Social Distancing: Social distancing is considered one of the best, and the only, preemptive, non-pharmaceutical measures available to slow or stop the spread of disease.

Limit your exposure and contact to crowded places.

Try to maintain a distance of 3-6 feet from other people and institute the elbow bump salutation.

  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds or more to kill germs.
  • Clean surfaces in your offices, homes and dorms with cleaning products that have the recommended amount of alcohol and disinfectant in them.

March 11, 2020

Florida Memorial University Executive team meets to discuss contingency plans and instates a no international travel advisory until further notice.

March 10, 2020

Executive team meets to discuss FMU emergency plans and review the Department of Education academic contingency plans.

March 9, 2020

Florida Memorial University partnered with Jessie Trice Community Health Center to talk about preventative measures to keep our students and staff safe from the coronavirus.

Florida Memorial University has implemented a comprehensive cleaning system to disinfect core areas on campus.

March 4, 2020

Florida Memorial University is not closed, and all classes will continue as scheduled.

We are asking all students and staff to adopt the following precautionary measures:

  • Practice Social Distancing: Social distancing is considered one of the best, and the only, preemptive, non-pharmaceutical measures available to slow or stop the spread of disease.

Limit your exposure and contact to crowded places.

Try to maintain a distance of 3-6 feet from other people and institute the elbow bump salutation.

  • Wash your hands for 20 seconds or more to kill germs.
  • Clean surfaces in your offices, homes and dorms with cleaning products that have the recommended amount of alcohol and disinfectant in them.

March 3, 2020

Preventative tips and signage were placed throughout the campus and social media to inform students and staff on how to protect themselves from the virus.

Research and initiation of a coronavirus web page is underway.

March 2, 2020

Posters are placed throughout campus displaying: preventative measures, and resources to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Two cases are identified in the State of Florida.

February 26, 2020

Florida Memorial University initiates plans guided by the Center for Disease Control.

Video with Dr. Stiffin giving hand washing instructions and social distancing is created and available on FMU’s website.

Hand sanitizer dispensers are surveyed and available throughout the campus completely filled.

February 25, 2020

Dr. Rose Stiffin, Dean of the Department of Health and Science is interviewed by CBS4’s, Hank Tester, on taking preventative measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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