Fall 2020 Plan and Information
COVID-19 Updates and Information

Moving Forward: Fall 2020 at FSU

Last updated July 8, 2020. Updated every Wednesday.

This page contains information about Frostburg State University’s plan for a safe, comprehensive and thoughtful Fall 2020 semester during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The University’s goal for the Fall 2020 semester is to be a residential campus with face-to-face instructional and co-curricular interaction, activities and events that meet all local, state and national health guidelines.

The University has created a steering committee and working groups to assess issues and a create a deliberate and flexible plan for Fall 2020. The committee and groups are working with student governance, faculty, staff and the outside community. Information will be shared regularly with the entire University community through emails and this website throughout the summer.

July 8, 2020 – Moving Forward

Residential students will begin to receive their housing assignments Wednesday, July 15. Move-in will occur over a five-day period beginning Wednesday, Aug. 12, to limit the number of people moving in at any one time.

Be sure to review the FAQ. There are more than 100 questions and answers.

If you have specific questions about your circumstances for returning to campus this fall, email fall2020@frostburg.edu with details so we can help you address any concerns.

CURRENT Pandemic Recovery Level

FSU is currently at Pandemic Recovery Level 2: Telework continues, but staff incrementally return to work to complete essential functions with reduced footprint authorized by supervisors; preparations for reopening continue; faculty return when contract commences; students return to campus with limitations on size of gatherings and reduced density in residence halls; as semester begins, classes may meet face-to-face with some blended modalities and reduced capacity; social distancing, indoor face mask donning in the presence of others, hand washing, respiratory etiquette, and employee health monitoring are required. More information can be found here.

Fall Undergraduate Calendar

August 17
On Campus First Day of Classes
September 7 Labor Day: Classes held
November 18 Last Day of Instruction
19 - 24
Final Exams
More details

Do your part

The safety of our community depends on simple day-to-day actions to reduce transmission. Our safe return to campus relies on everyone doing their part.

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Wear a Mask

You can carry the virus even if you feel healthy. Wear a mask to protect others and they'll wear a mask to protect you.

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Wash Your Hands

When possible, wash hands for at least 20 seconds. If washing isn't possible, used hand-sanitizer.

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Sanitize Surfaces

Clean and disinfect high-contact surfaces such as door knobs and light switches.

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Monitor Your Symptoms

Know the symptoms and monitor your health. If you feel sick, stay home.