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COVID-19 Updates:

Please check the Furman Focused page to find details about a phased return to campus, updates about practices and procedures, official communications and the principles guiding us toward a successful Spring 2021. SOAR is still operating during normal business hours (Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Please email for any questions or concerns. The SOAR staff is available for remote meetings to discuss any accommodation needs or requests.

If you need accommodations related to COVID-19, please complete the Initial Contact Form – Request for Accommodations and someone from SOAR will be in touch.

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The mission of the Student Office for Accessibility Resources is to create an accessible, inclusive, sustainable learning environment, where disability is recognized as an aspect of diversity that is integral to the campus community and to society. Our primary objective is to provide equal access to campus programs and activities for all students.

We envision Furman University to be a fully accessible campus and inclusive environment for people with disabilities. We do this by:

  • Acknowledging disability as an aspect of human diversity;
  • Cultivating awareness of the environment’s disabling barriers;
  • Collaborating on and proactively facilitating accessible environments and experiences;
  • Educating faculty and staff to create and maintain access in their spheres of influence;
  • Creating an inclusive disability culture;
  • Supplementing with reasonable accommodations to ensure access.

Remote Learning Resources for Faculty and Staff

Explore resources to help make your online content accessible.

Remote teaching/learning resources
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Remote Learning Resources for Students

Accommodations available to SOAR students during remote learning.

Student accommodations for remote learning

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As a student with a disability, a supportive, diverse, and inclusive environment is an important factor when selecting your collegiate home.

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About the Student Office for Accessibility Resources

The Student Office for Accessibility Resources provides students with disabilities an equal opportunity to access Furman’s programs and facilities.

About us


Students requesting services must provide appropriate documentation of their disability.

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Current Student Resources

We have compiled resources for students.

Explore our student resources

Faculty & Staff Resources

We have compiled resources for faculty and staff.

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