Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Furman has focused on the health and safety of the campus community while continuing to advance our students’ academic goals. At this site, you’ll find updates, operational plans, and the COVID-19 Dashboard and Campus Operational Phases. We will continue to monitor the evolving conditions and adjust as necessary.
Furman is operating in the Purple: Basic Precautions phase.
Updated Thursday, July 29, 2021, 1:59 p.m.
- COVID-19 dashboard update (with student and employee vaccination data): Furman remains in the PURPLE phase.
- Important reminders were shared with faculty and staff and summer residents on July 1.
- The university announced plans for Fall 2021 Study Away
- President Davis announced COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students. See the COVID Vaccination and Testing page for more information.
- The Furman campus has reopened to the public for outdoor use and admissions tours. Please see this page for more information.
- Visit the communications archives.
Summer 2021 Guidance
Furman is hosting classes, camps, conferences and other activities this summer.
Fall 2021 Planning
See how Furman is planning for the upcoming Fall semester.
The university is continually monitoring health conditions on campus to determine what additional steps are necessary to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Masking & Distancing Guidelines
Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors are expected to follow these guidelines for masking indoors and outdoors on campus.
COVID Testing & Vaccinations
Review our robust testing protocols and information regarding vaccinations.
What To Do If I Feel Ill?
Feeling ill? Here are some steps to take.
Event Planning Policies & Guidelines
Campus events continue to be held virtually and in person.
The Furman campus has re-opened to the public for outdoor use and visiting the bookstore.
Travel Policy & Guidelines
Minimize risk to the Furman and Greenville communities while traveling on and off campus.
Eating & Drinking On and Off Campus
Students, student organizations, faculty, or staff may consume food and drink for more formalized gatherings in indoor locations where physical distancing is maintained.
Prisma Health's Virtual Visits
Prisma Health has made its new Virtual Visits free to anyone seeking care for potential COVID-19. Prisma Health Virtual Visits include a new on-demand video option in addition to the existing online visit option. Use promo code COVID19.