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Masks Optional at FSW Beginning June 23

Jun 22, 2021

JUNE 22, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) students will have the option of not wearing masks when they return to campus to begin courses in FSW's Summer Mini-B term on Wednesday.

In light of the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for fully-vaccinated people, the wearing of face coverings and social distancing will be optional at all FSW campuses and locations effective June 23.

FSW values personal safety and personal choice and encourages those who prefer to continue to wear face coverings to do so.

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Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: June 22, 2021

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