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A Safe Place to Call Home This Fall

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    Why Saint Leo Now?

    During these uncertain months, Saint Leo University has made every decision with a singular priority in focus—The health, safety, and well-being of our students and our academic community.

    As one of the consistently ranked safest universities in the State of Florida and as an institution founded in our core value of community, providing an environment that nurtures our students and fosters growth in all aspects of mind, body, and spirit has always been our greatest mission. Read below to learn more about what makes Saint Leo University a particularly safe place to call "home", especially now.

    Our Adjusted Schedule

    The university is currently planning to reopen all on-ground classes at University Campus on schedule in August. However, given that many experts have suggested there may be another peak in cases of coronavirus in the late fall, associated with the onset of flu season, the University has preemptively decided to adjust our instructional approach for the end of the fall semester.

    Following the Thanksgiving holiday break, all courses at University Campus will resume online for the last two weeks of the term. This change will allow students who reside on campus the option to remain home following Thanksgiving and avoid travel during this time should they so choose. Our residence halls and dining facilities will remain open until the end of semester in accordance with our regularly published academic calendar for those students who would prefer to remain in-residence through this period.

    Accordingly, room and board fees will remain the same. 

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    Mission & Core Values

    Saint Leo University is a Catholic, liberal arts-based university serving people of all faiths.

    Our Location

    While our campus sits in an ideal location with popular destinations such as Orlando, Tampa, and Saint Petersburg a short car ride away, we are not situated in the heart of a major city. We are close enough to enjoy the amenities of the theme parks, beaches, and restaurants, but one might say we are appropriately social distanced amidst the rolling hills in our quiet lakeside town. 
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    Our Size

    With a 14:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 18 or less, spreading out and maintaining safe practices will be far more doable for our students, faculty, and staff than they may be for individuals at other institutions. Our campus is home to outdoor classrooms and a number of spaces where students and professors can learn outside. You won’t find any lecture halls filled with 500 people here!
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    Our Online Experience = Flexibility

    While it is our intention to welcome our students back to campus in August for Fall Semester classes, we also understand that this is a unique time filled with frequent fluctuations and changes. Keeping this in mind, Saint Leo University is confident in its ability to deliver seamless, effective, and engaging online education should we encounter the need to once again transition to online learning. With over 130 years of experience in teaching and thousands of students enrolled in our online classes all over the world, Saint Leo University is well equipped to handle any challenges that come our way while still delivering a top-ranked education.
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    Our Core Values and Community

    Founded in our core values with community at the center of all that we do, Saint Leo University is unwavering in its student-centered focus. Students are not just a number in our classrooms, and the relationships they form with their professors and advisors continues to be remarkable. No matter how or where our learning takes place, our faculty and staff are always present to guide our students every step of the way. The personalized attention, experiential practices, and community bond of our Saint Leo Pride follow our Lions closely everywhere they go.
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