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Furman Focused

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.

Recent updates

Updated Thursday, July 29, 2021, 1:59 p.m.

Summer 2021 Guidance

Furman is hosting classes, camps, conferences and other activities this summer.

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Fall 2021 Planning

See how Furman is planning for the upcoming Fall semester.

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COVID-19 Dashboard

The university is continually monitoring health conditions on campus to determine what additional steps are necessary to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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Masking & Distancing Guidelines

Students, faculty, staff and campus visitors are expected to follow these guidelines for masking indoors and outdoors on campus.

Read our Masking and Distancing Guidelines

COVID Testing & Vaccinations

Review our robust testing protocols and information regarding vaccinations.

COVID Testing & Vaccinations
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What To Do If I Feel Ill?

Feeling ill? Here are some steps to take.

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Event Planning Policies & Guidelines

Campus events continue to be held virtually and in person.

Read the latest policies and guidelines
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Campus Visitors

The Furman campus has re-opened to the public for outdoor use and visiting the bookstore.

Campus Visitor Updates

Travel Policy & Guidelines

Minimize risk to the Furman and Greenville communities while traveling on and off campus.

Travel Guidance
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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.

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Campus Communications

July 1, 2021

Faculty and staff: Masking reminder, August 1 vaccination deadline

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July 1, 2021

Summer residents: Masking reminder, other updates

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On-campus resources

Off-campus Resources

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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.

Go to Prisma Health's Virtual Visit