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A COVID-19 Update from FSW President Dr. Jeff Allbritten

September 3, 2021

Please view the video below for a COVID-19 update from FSW President Dr. Jeff Allbritten.





BUC$ for BUCS Vaccine Incentive Program

August 23, 2021

Get Vaccinated. Get $100!

If you are currently enrolled at FSW, you are eligible to participate in a voluntary COVID-19 vaccine incentive program: BUC$ for BUCS! Read more...






A Message from FSW President Dr. Jeff Allbritten

August 11, 2021

To the FSW Community,  The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to make difficult decisions regarding the health and safety of our families, our workplace, and the health and wellness of those we love.  I fully appreciate everyone’s thoughtful consideration of their own individual situation and can assure you I feel the weight of the decisions that I am making as we embark on the Fall 2021 semester at FSW.  Read more...



Face Coverings

August 3, 2021

The wearing of face coverings inside buildings is recommended* on FSW campuses and locations effective August 3, 2021. Read more...






Links for resources like Advising, Financial Aid, Academic Support, and more!



Find out what your classes will look like -- whether online, in-person, or somewhere in-between!



Online and on campus resources including Proctorio Rooms, Zoom Rooms, How to Videos, Laptop Check Outs and more!

From Academic Advising and Tutoring to Library access, find the best ways to get assistance and stay connected with FSW.



Educate yourself about COVID-19 to make sure you have a safe and healthy semester with these resources.



Discover what FSW is doing to help slow the spread of COVID-19 on campus and how you can do your part.


FSW Emergency Notification System

Sign up now to receive important announcements via phone, text message, and/or email in the event of an emergency, severe weather, or any critical announcement.

Get your refunds faster!

Florida SouthWestern State College is one of many institutions in Florida that has chosen to participate in this program, and we are confident it will benefit our students.  For more information, please visit www.fswdebitcard.com.

Schedule Details & Class Information

Schedule Details

  • Review your schedule in the FSW Student Portal to make sure you are registered in the right classes.
  • The deadline to pay for your Fall 2021 Full & Mini-A classes is August 4. Fees incurred by adjustments made to your schedule after this date are due the day they are made.
  • For in-person classes, check your classroom location on your schedule the morning of class.

Class Information



Think your only class options are online or in-person? Think again.

We developed five different instructional methods to provide course delivery options that promote both safety and high quality education. You can also learn more about the instructional methods by watching the video below and reviewing the frequently asked questions on the Course Delivery Methods page.

Learn more about virtual classroom attendance, audio-video expectations, privacy and security considerations, and standards of conduct on our Virtual Classroom Standards page.




Whether you are on-campus or online, the Technology Helpdesk is here to support you! Use the Knowledge Base to search for answers to questions like "How do I connect to the WiFi" and "How do I add or drop classes?" or get personalized support by submitting a helpdesk ticket!



Online Technology Resources

Student Remote Learning FAQ

This page includes answers to the most frequently asked technology questions for classes taught remotely.

Student Semester Startup Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare for a semester of learning with tips for Canvas, reviewing course syllabi, and more.

Knowledge Base

The knowledge base has FAQs, resources, and articles to help students navigate available technology and remote learning.

"How-To" Videos

Our "How-To" videos help you navigate common processes in your FSW Student Portal and more.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. Find out if you qualify.



On-Campus Technology Resources

Enhanced Wi-Fi Parking Lots

Wi-Fi will continue to be offered on campus with the addition of enhanced Wi-Fi available in the following parking lots for students. See these instructions for logging in.

On-Campus Computers

Remember to bring headphones with a built in microphone (if needed for class participation). These can also be purchased at the bookstore.

Computers will continue to be available for student use in the library; however, due to social distancing guidelines, the number of students allowed to use the library at one time has been reduced. FSW is working to transform large auditorium spaces on our campuses into socially distanced computer labs. More details to come.

On-Campus Printing

Student printing via wēpa™ is still available. Visit the Student Printing page for more details.

Zoom Rooms

We have designated rooms at each FSW location where you can access your Zoom classes while on campus.

Charlotte

Building B Room 116 M-R: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Hendry/Glades

Building A Room 108 Check-in at the front desk M-R: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Collier

Building J Room 215 M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Lee Campus

Building A Room 211 M-R: 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 p.m. F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Proctorio Testing Spaces

We have designated spaces on campus where you can take exams via Proctorio.

Charlotte
Building D Room 209

M-R: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Collier
Building J Room 217

M-F 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Sa: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lee
Building H Room 213

M-R: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. F: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sa: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Laptop Kiosk

Need access to a computer on campus? Check out a laptop at one of our laptop kiosks!

Charlotte - Building B, First Floor
Hendry/Glades Curtis - Building A, Main Lobby
Collier - Building G, First Floor
Lee - Building J, Second Floor



Stay Connected!

Stay in touch by following the College's social media accounts, attending an upcoming event, and getting involved with FSW clubs and organizations. 



Download the FSW App


Need to Talk?

We're here -- virtually and in-person. Counseling Webpage 239-985-3448 • counseling@fsw.edu

Emergency: 911 or FSW Police at 239-489-9203

After Hours Counselor (Weekends, Evenings, College Holidays Only): 239-218-7116




As a member of the FSW community, we all, whether an FSW student or employee, have a shared responsibility to do what is possible to slow the spread of COVID-19. We have made a few changes to our operations, such as recommending face coverings inside any FSW building, in order to best support continuing in-person classes throughout the semester and to help preserve all aspects of your student experience. Below you will find details about what FSW is doing to slow the spread and what you can do to help.

Get Vaccinated

Lee Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Date Time Location

8/26/2021

12:00 - 1:30pm

I Building Lawn

9/1/2021

12:00 - 1:30pm

I Building Lawn

9/13/2021

11:00am - 1:00pm

AA-177

10/4/2021

11:00am - 1:00pm

AA-177



Charlotte Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Date Time Location

9/13/2021

8:30 - 9:30am

O-117

10/4/2021

8:30 - 9:30am

O-117

Collier Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Date Time Location

9/13/2021

2:30 - 4:30pm

J-103/104

10/4/2021

2:30 - 4:30pm

J-103/104



Hendry/Glades Curtis Center COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Date Time Location

9/7/2021

11:15am - 1:15pm

A-109

9/14/2021

11:15am - 1:15pm

A-109

What You Can Do

Adapted from the CDC How to Protect Yourself & Others page. For additional CDC guidance regarding COVID-19, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/guidance.html.

Face Coverings

  • FSW recommends the wearing of face coverings inside all FSW buildings.

Personal Hygiene

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub them together until they feel dry.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Monitor Your Health Daily

  • Be alert for symptoms. Watch for fever, cough, shortness of breath, or other symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Take your temperature if symptoms develop.
  • Follow CDC guidance if symptoms develop.

Follow CDC Travel Guidelines

Submit a Report to FSW

  • If you suspect you may have COVID-19 or have come in contact with someone on campus you feel may have COVID-19, please submit a report to FSW.



What We Are Doing

General

  • Recommending face coverings in all FSW buildings.
  • Disinfecting all touch surfaces with Virex or electrostatic disinfectants.
  • Disinfecting high-touch surfaces 3 times a day.
  • Continuing the increase of daytime cleaning staff to keep up with high traffic area disinfecting.
  • Established a cleaning response team to respond to any active COVID-19 cases or close contact cases.

Classrooms 

  • Fully disinfected once a day.
  • Disinfecting wipe dispensers installed in all classrooms for wiping desks between classes.

Office Areas

  • Cleaned once a day.
  • Disinfecting wipes or cleaners provided for as-needed disinfecting.

Upcoming Projects to Help Slow the Spread

  • Addition of "touch-free" automatic doors, restroom fixtures, and water-bottle fillers.
  • Air handler replacements to more effectively move fresh air through buildings. 
  • Conversion of some conventional classrooms to Flex Rooms.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Florida Department of Education

Florida Department of Health

  • For questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the FDOH's dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling (866) 779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

Harry Chapin Food Pantry Drive-Thrus

Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities COVID-19 website

Emergency Housing or Food Insecurity: Call United Way at 2-1-1

Thoughts of Harming Yourself or Others: Call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255

Sexual or Domestic Violence: Call the Abuse Counseling and Treatment Center (ACT) 24-hour hotline at 239-939-2553

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