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Covid-19 Response Planning

It is critically important that we remain open to being adaptable to during these challenging times. Here you will find detailed information on the university's pandemic response that will be updated frequently as state and federal guidelines evolve.


  • Academic Schedule Changes

    (earlier start and end dates)

    • Fall 2020: First Day August 17, Last Day November 20
    • Final Exams, November 21-25 (including Saturday)
    • Winter Session: November 30 - January 17
    • Spring 2021: First Day January 18, Last Day April 28
    • Final Exams, April 29-May5
    • No Spring Break

    Francis Worldwide

    • Fall Module II: October 5-November 29
    • Spring Module I: January 18-March 14
    • Spring Module II: March 8-May 5

  • Covid 19 Updates

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  • Contact Us

    The university is in the final review phase of our COVID-19 Prevention and Response Plan. In the meantime, we know that you have many questions surrounding our return to campus. Please feel free to submit your questions here and we will get them to the appropriate university resource. 

    Submit Your Questions

  • University Pandemic Response Team

    To inform the leadership teams of the university, the Saint Francis University Pandemic Response Team was formed to bring together representative members of our community.  Members of this committee, Don Miles and Mandy Lasinsky, coordinate with local public health officials.  The Team is charged with continuously reviewing the guidance from federal, state and local authorities, as well as the conditions on campus, in the local community, state and nation.  The Team serves as an advisory board to the university’s leadership team on issues related to, but not limited to, the resumption and suspension of face-to-face instruction and residential living.  The Team will review the response plan weekly in relation to the latest virus developments, the latest guidance from all agencies and the conditions on campus.