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Coronavirus (COVID-19)


What is the Coronavirus?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has spread throughout the world. COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild (or no symptoms) to severe illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you can become infected by coming into close contact (about 6 feet or two arm lengths) with a person who has COVID-19.

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

Other less common symptoms have been reported, including gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

More information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

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Does Flagler College have a plan for dealing with coronavirus or other health-related pandemics?

Yes. Flagler College is committed to the safety and well-being of its campus community and has procedures in place for dealing with emergencies like pandemics such as coronavirus. College officials are meeting regularly about the outbreak of the coronavirus and continue to monitor all new developments. The College is closely following all guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Florida Department of Health and is in regular contact with local health and governmental officials. 

Additionally, the College has released the Flagler College Returning to the Workplace Guide and Reopening Task Force Plan . Plans and procedures can be found at

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Where can I get more information?

The following Web sites offer information, health recommendations and travel advisories on the coronavirus outbreak:

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Are historic tours of the campus canceled?

Yes, all historic tours of the campus are canceled until further notice.  

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Are public events canceled?

All public and student-related events including athletic events are canceled through the end of Summer. A decision will be made by September 1, 2020, on when public events will resume. Public tours of the campus have been canceled.

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Will admissions tours of the campus and admitted student events still take place?

Flagler College’s Office of Admissions intends to resume in-person Information Sessions and Tours on July 6th. For the safety of our visitors and staff, the following is required:

  1. Limited guest count. Please be considerate with your guest count as we can only allow 10 total guests for each visit experience.
  2. Face masks/coverings should be worn during the duration of the visit experience.
  3. A Health Screening Form will be required for all guests. This form is available in your confirmation email.
  4. Visitors should maintain social distancing of a minimum of 6 feet of distance from others at all times while on campus.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at

The Offices of Admissions and Financial aid are open by appointment only. Please do not hesitate to call, email, or text us if you would like to check on your application or the status of your financial aid package:

Office of Admissions | | 904-819-6220

Office of Financial Aid | | 904-819-6225

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How long is an electronic or digital travel signature valid on my Form I-20? Is it valid for the same amount of time as an ink signature?

An electronic or digital travel signature will be valid for the same duration as an ink signature (12 months for F visa students).

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