Spring Semester 2022 Health Guidance

Florida A&M University wants to "Protect the FAMULY" and have a safe fall semester. Remember, "we can't be FAM without U getting vaccinated."

Letter from President Robinson

"We continue monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and the emergent Omicron variant as we open for the spring semester on January 3rd and with in-person classes starting on January 5th. We expect and encourage you to adhere to the safety practices of wearing masks, getting vaccinated and tested regularly, which can be done on our campus at our FAMU COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination site."

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Letter from the Chancellor

"The best way to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on our campuses and our communities is to protect yourself, your family, and your friends every day by following the recommended precautions, including wearing masks, testing when necessary, and getting fully vaccinated, including a booster, if you are able to do so. "

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Covid-19 Testing Site

Updates: December 31, 2021

Testing is being carried out by Nomi Health at the Covid-19 Testing Site at 2507 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32307.

To get tested, visit to register.

When you register on your phone, you will receive a QR code, which you can use for subsequent visits.  The site is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The FAMU vaccination site, which operates from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, has been relocated to 2507 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee, FL, 32307. The location offers Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

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Quick Guide

Get Ready

Get Ready

Visit the University's website and check your email regularly for updates guiding your Spring 2022 return.



Get Vaccinated

Get Vaccinated!

Vaccination, including booster shots, is STRONGLY encouraged. FAMU's free testing and vaccination site, located at 2507 Wahnish Way, is a convenient option. Simply walk up, get your shot, and go. Remember to keep your vaccination card!


Return Kit Example

Return Kits

Return kits for faculty, staff, and students are available. Department reps may contact Rica Calhoun ( to arrange pick up.


Screen Yourself

Screen Yourself

Self-screen using the COVID-19 Self-Checker on the FAMU mobile app and temperature kiosks around campus. Free COVID-19 testing is also available at 2705 Wahnish Way location. Stay home if you are sick!


Wear a Face Covering

Wear a Face Covering

Faculty, staff, students, and visitors are expected to wear a face covering that covers the nose and mouth when in classrooms, buildings and in public spaces. This includes the dining halls and the libraries. Face coverings are available upon request. Remember that cloth masks, alone, are insufficient for transmission of recent variants.


Classes & Events

Classes, Residence Life, and Events

Classes and residence hall capacity will remain the same as Fall 2021 and University events will continue with safety in mind.


Remember Your Hygiene

Remember Your Hygiene

Wash hands frequently. Use soap and warm water and wash for at least 20 seconds. If water is unavailable, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.


Exposed to Covid-19?


Timely reporting is critical. If you are symptomatic or test positive for COVID-19, immediately report that information to Student Health Services. Timely reporting saves lives.




Student Health Services
Tanya Tatum, Director



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