Current Update

June 30, 2021 - 9:00 a.m.

FAU Return to Normal Operations

A reminder that FAU soon will begin operating more closely to how the university looked prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Employees will return to full onsite operations effective Monday, July 12, for staff, and Monday, Aug. 16, for faculty.

Return of all employees to their pre-COVID-19 work arrangement is mandatory on the reintegration dates and all Alternative Work Arrangement and Remote Work Arrangement agreements will expire on the respective dates.

Beginning with the Fall 2021 semester, FAU is planning a full on-campus, in-person instruction and campus experience. A return to a "traditional" semester will not only bring the university community back together, but also invigorate the vibrant campus life and activities so all students can experience the most engaging collegiate experience possible.

The current FAU Health and Safety plan is based on protocols that will be in place on July 12. Any protocols for the Fall semester, which begins Aug. 21, will be communicated at a later date. For additional details, please review the above plan, visit the updated Frequently Asked Questions section within the Department of Human Resources’ COVID-19 website or direct specific employee-related questions to

All members of the university community are encouraged to Protect Your Owl Family and get vaccinated. Following public health recommendations will limit COVID-19 on our campuses, as well as in our local communities. Stay home if you are sick or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19. Students and employees need to continue reporting to Student Health Services  (561-297-3512, after hours select option 3) if experiencing COVID-19 or flu symptoms, are exposed to COVID-19 (even if out of the area) or test positive for COVID-19.

General questions related to the COVID-19 situation should be directed to All feedback is shared with applicable departments across FAU campuses to ensure adjustments as necessary. Visit the FAU coronavirus website for additional information.


On-Campus Impact
Summer 2021 Semester

*Case data updated every 30 minutes.


Summer 2021 Semester Plans



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