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. Here, you’ll find communications and other updates, details on our plans, and the principles that guide us. Our COVID-19 Dashboard and Campus Operational Phases are updated weekly, or more frequently as needed. We will continue to monitor the evolving conditions and adjust as necessary.
Above photo: The bust of former U.S. Secretary of Education and S.C. Governor Dick Riley ’54 is displayed in Johns Hall.
Updated Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, 4:39 p.m.
The university has approved the schedule for Spring 2021.
All members of the Furman University community will need to do their part to monitor their own health.
The Paladin Promise is essential to protecting our health and safety.
Review our robust testing protocols.
Our advising and academic support structures and protocols will be leveraged to support students.
We are reimagining events at Furman. Many traditional campus events will be virtual and others will have attendance limitations.
Although the student experience will look a bit different this Spring, there will be many opportunities for students to engage with each other and continue to their educational pursuits.
Read the information about our athletics updates.
We offer an educational residential experience rooted in a commitment to a safe and healthy community.
Furman is limiting access to campus to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff.
Our COVID Response Planning Teams have created a plan for the return of in-person instruction again this spring.
Furman will continue to monitor levels of COVID-19 on-campus and in the community and announce updates and changes to employees about the Spring Semester.
Furman Focused weekly update, return to in-person instruction
Furman Focused weekly update, Campus Operational Phases
Instructions for employee testing next Thursday
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