• Are you prepared to teach online in an emergency?

    In response to the COVID-19 situation, ODL is working to provide continuous support to our faculty, staff, and students, including assistance to faculty needing to quickly convert course content to an online delivery format. Our odl.fsu.edu/emergency page has all the details.

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How can we help?

Welcome to the Office of Distance Learning (ODL). Our services to students, faculty, and staff support student achievement in technology-mediated learning environments. Explore our offerings and find out how we help online teaching and learning take flight:

Students, browse online programs, get information on proctored testing, and learn more about distance learning at our student site: 


Online Programs | Administrative support for departments creating or managing online programs and for prospective and current distance students

Online Design & Instruction | Instructional design, media development, and pedagogy resources for departments and instructors offering online courses

Teaching & Learning Technologies | Support for technologies that enhance teaching and learning, including Canvas, FSU's learning management system

Training & Workshops | Workshops, webinars, and one-on-one training to promote quality instruction and support faculty and instructors teaching online

Assessment & Testing | Coordination of on- and off-campus proctored testing, form scanning services, and administration of FSU course evaluations

About ODL | Information about the Office of Distance Learning, including our mission, commitments, latest news, and how to get in touch

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Graphic illustration of ODL's services: online development, online support, technology support, and assessment testing