Throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic, Furman has focused on the health and safety of the campus community while continuing to advance our students’ academic goals. On this site, you’ll find details about our plans to return to campus, communications and other updates, and the principles guiding us toward a successful Fall 2020. The university will continue to monitor the evolving circumstances of the pandemic and adjust plans as necessary. (Photo: The bust of former U.S. Secretary of Education and S.C. Governor Dick Riley ’54 is displayed in Johns Hall.)
Updated Friday, August 7, 10:15 a.m.
The university has approved the schedule for Fall 2020.
All members of the Furman University community will need to do their part to monitor their own health.
Take these precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
We all have shared social responsibilities.
Our advising and academic support structures and protocols will be leveraged to support students.
Although the student experience will look a bit different this Fall, there will be many opportunities for students to engage with each other and continue to their educational pursuits.
We offer an educational residential experience rooted in a commitment to a safe and healthy community.
We are reimagining events at Furman. Many traditional campus events will be virtual and others will have attendance limitations.
Furman is limiting access to campus to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff.
Furman will take a phased approach to employees resuming on-campus work activities.
Our Fall Semester Planning Team has created a plan for the return of in-person instruction.
View the answers to the most often asked questions related to housing and the phased return to campus.
View the answers to the most often asked questions related to health and safety.
Required health and safety training, housing forms
Important fall semester updates
Fall semester town halls scheduled for Aug. 3, 4, 5
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