Future Residents Housing and Residence Life Furman

We don't divide the academic and residential experiences at Furman. We combine them. With more than 2,700 undergraduates on one of the nation's most beautiful campuses​, we have a four-year residency requirement. Our students live and learn in a close-knit community where they can share and collaborate their ideas with classmates and faculty.

As a freshman, you'll be matched with a roommate in one of our freshman residence halls or learning communities. Most of our freshmen housing is in South Housing. Our detailed questionnaire helps us match you with someone who has similar interests, a process that has proved very successful. Not knowing your roommate may seem intimidating at first, but it's a great way to meet new friends and get involved in new activities.​

Important Dates and Deadlines

Housing application becomes available
Coming in May!
Deadline to request disability and medical accommodations.
June 1, 2017
Deadline to apply for Engaged Living
June 18, 2017
Deadline to submit housing assignment request form
June 18, 2017
Housing assignments viewable to students in their MyFurman Account 
July 14, 2017
Move-in day and fall orientation for new students
August 18, 2017

Application Steps

  • Review your housing options

      Most of our new students are assigned to one of our South Housing residence halls. In your housing assignment request form, you'll have the option to rank which residence hall is your top choice. Our incoming student housing lottery process will then randomly assign rooms to our freshman class, taking each student's selections into account. Our system tries to accommodate each request, but we can not guarantee a room assignment due to availability.

  • Consider Engaged Living

      Engaged Living, Furman's living and learning community for first-year students, is available to students interested in enhancing their education and becoming more involved in our campus community. If you're interested, you'll need to complete the Engaged Living application. Apply for Engaged Living.

  • Complete the housing assignment request form

      Coming Soon! 

  • Request disability or medical accommodations
  • Find your room assignment

      New students should check their MyFurman account on July 14th. Housing assignment and roommate information is listed under "Housing and Meal Plan" on the left hand side of the MyFurman page. From there click "Assignment Status" and select the fall 2018 term. 


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