COVID-19 Information

University Honors Program

Honors Advising. FSU Honors Program faculty and staff are working virtually to help you succeed in honors and in your academic career. Details about how to contact advisors and/or set up advising appointments are here: Advising appointments and drop-in advising are available through Zoom. Information on using and troubleshooting Zoom can be found here:

Service Requirements. Please see updated temporary policies on service hours here.

Honors Courses. As with all FSU courses, honors courses are being offered remotely, including Honors Experience Program (HEP) courses. Please be sure to keep up with all deadlines and augment contracts by logging in to the course sites (ideally twice per day), engaging in all course-related work and activities, reading all course-related email, and contacting instructors as soon as possible if you have any problems accessing or completing remote work or have questions about grading or other course-related issues.

Support for Your Well-Being. Many students are experiencing stress and uncertainty from needing to adjust so many plans and routines. Support for your FSU experience, career counseling, and stress management strategies can be found here:

Students who need help with financial issues, need support for technological issues (getting access, solving tech problems), or other larger-scale university issues should visit:

Honors in the Major Program

HITM Support and Advising. Students anticipating or experiencing research challenges due to COVID-19 should first consult with their faculty thesis director to determine a path forward. If after doing so you have questions about anything related to HITM theses or to make an advising appointment by Zoom or telephone, email Dr. Michael David Franklin at He will respond to your email in one to two business days.

Or, feel free to drop by the virtual HITM office hours with Dr. Franklin. The spring office hours and the Zoom link are:

If you have questions related to University policies and procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic, please review the FSU Coronavirus updates page here:



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