COVID-19 Updates and Information

Spring 2022 Guidance

Updated March 20, 2022


  • Masks will be optional at FSU as of 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 31. Anyone who feels more comfortable and chooses to continue wearing a mask may do so. According to federal OSHA guidelines, masks will still be required at Brady Health Center and the Counseling Center.

Vaccination Mandate  

  • By USM requirement, proof of being fully vaccinated or having an approved exemption is required for all FSU students and employees on campus. Upload/provide information on the FSU COVID-19 portal. Read more about the vaccination requirement.
  • Individuals who are non-compliant with the mandate are being contacted by the appropriate departments (Brady Health Center for students and Human Resources for employees). Individuals will be subject to personnel and student discipline processes. Specific information is being provided to the individuals.
  • Booster shots are highly encouraged if you are eligible.


  • Students, faculty and staff are welcome to test each day the testing center is open.

    Spring Semester Testing Dates and Times:

    • Mon, 8:00 a.m. - Noon
    • Tues, 8:00 a.m. - Noon
    • Wed, Noon - 4:00 p.m.
    • Thurs, Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Spring '22 Testing Protocol

COVID-19 Check-In Portal

  • All students, faculty and staff must check-in daily during any days they are on campus through the FSU COVID-19 portal.
  • The FSU COVID-19 portal is also where students and employees can check on their vaccination or exemption status as well as check their testing results if they are in the testing protocol.

Residence Life/Students Living on Campus 

  • Students in the campus residence halls, including Edgewood Commons, will not receive their keys to check-in unless they are in compliance with the vaccination requirement (uploaded vaccination records or approved medical or religious exemption) prior to arrival for move-in.
  • More information is available at Move-In Fall 2021.


  • Anyone may wear a mask on campus (inside or outside) as they feel comfortable.

Student Athletes  

  • All student-athletes are required to meet the vaccination mandate.
  • Specific guidance is available from your coach.


  • Visitors to campus are required to continue to verify their health through the FSU COVID Check-In Portal or through posted COVID-19 health verification questions at each event.
  • FSU welcomes attendees and spectators for events, activities and athletic events.
  • Anyone may wear a mask on campus (inside or outside) as they feel comfortable.