Greenbelt Community Furman University

The Greenbelt Community is a residential learning and living community that provides eco-friendly housing for students interested in reducing their environmental footprint and leading others to a more sustainable future.

Focused on sustainable living, our one-year program is designed to cultivate emerging student leaders who are interested in exploring and living a sustainable lifestyle. Our students live in one of four eco-friendly cabins, and explore their passions by practicing sustainability in a close-knit community. We also inspire students to develop and implement environmentally-friendly initiatives that will improve our community for future generations.

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We welcome applications from rising sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in leading our society toward a more sustainable future and becoming catalysts for change.​ Apply now​.

What We Look For

Our program is highly selective, with approximately 22 students joining our community each year​. View our application process​.

Living Experience

If you're passionate about reducing your environmental footprint and advocating for change, our community is the right fit for you.​ View our community expectations​.

Our Cabins

Situated on the shore of a spring-fed lake, the Greenbelt Community provides students with an opportunity to live in one of four eco-friendly cabins. ​Tour our cabins​.

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