Student Handbook Furman University

Furman University is a community of learning enriched by the wide variety of experiences and perspectives of its students. To support and enhance this environment, we have developed a set of well-defined policies, procedures and regulations that outline our expectations for all students, including undergraduate day students, undergraduate evening students and graduate students. We believe these guidelines promote the greater good, and ensure that every student has the ability to pursue their academic goals. As you become a member of our community, we encourage you to review our standards, and gain a greater understanding of what it means to study at Furman.

New Students: Download the 2017-18 Alcohol and Drug-Free Campus Policies as a PDF

Student Conduct Procedures

Get information about our student conduct process and procedures for students in violation of university policies and procedures. 

Student Conduct Code

Learn about our expectations for student members of our community. 

Housing and Residence Life Policies

Review our rules and regulations for living in our residential community. 

Student Organization Policies and Procedures

If you are planning to join a student organization, be sure to review the procedures and guidelines that we have outlined for these groups. 

Student Organization Conduct Report

Review recent conduct history for organizations.

Administrative Policies

Learn about the policies established by our university to ensure your personal freedom and safety.

Sexual Misconduct Policy

Get information about our sexual misconduct policy, procedures and support resources.

Furman University does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, religion, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law in admission, treatment, or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Furman also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. For concerns related to discrimination on the basis of disability, contact the Director of the Student Office for Accessibility Resources, 864-294-2320, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613. For all other concerns, contact the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources at 864-294-2217, 3300 Poinsett Hwy, Greenville, SC 29613.


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