Current Students

Information for Current Students

These are extraordinary times and we are dealing with an unprecedented national health emergency. As we identify all of the circumstances that may arise as a result of the University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of campus leaders representing all areas of operations has been working diligently to respond to the situation and will communicate any updates as they become available.

If you have a question that isn’t addressed on this page, please contact the University at

COVID-19 Contact Information

Phone Hotline


Updates & Messages

With the goal of keeping our students informed of new updates in a timely manner, decisions resulting from the University’s response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic have been communicated to students through email, the website, and on social media. The following provides a chronological compilation of COVID-19 student-focused updates.

October 2020 Update

Amid continued concerns about the spread of COVID-19, Fall Commencement, has been transitioned to a virtual event and will be held Friday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. 

Degrees will be conferred on Dec. 31, 2020 and diplomas will be mailed on Jan. 12, 2021. Caps and gowns will also be mailed to students who ordered them, so that you will have them prior to the virtual ceremony.

October 2020 Update

As Franklin University continues to adapt in response to COVID-19, we will be offering a limited selection of face-to-face courses on Main Campus for the Spring 2021 term. In addition, the Student Services Center and the Learning Commons will open for appointment only, face-to-face operations beginning Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

Student Services: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

     Academic Advising
     International Students and Programs
     Student Financial Services
     Welcome Center

Learning Commons: Tuesday and Thursday, 2 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

*All virtual services maintain normal business hours

The health and safety of our campus community is of the utmost importance. Therefore, safety protocols have been put in place. Please read and follow the on-campus appointment requirements detailed below.

Student Information & FAQs