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2021 MayX & Summer FAQs

Read our 2021 MayX & Summer FAQs.

MayX 2021 FAQs

Will MayX courses be offered this year?

Yes, we are offering an exciting set of on-campus MayX courses.

When will MayX courses be held?

MayX courses will be held from Wednesday, May 12, through Wednesday, June 2.

How will MayX courses be taught?

MayX courses will be offered in a variety of modalities including all in-person, FurmanFlex, and online. Please contact individual instructors with questions about expectations for a specific class.

Where can I find a list of MayX courses?

The course listings are available at MyFurman and include all key information.

When can I register for a MayX course?

Students can currently register for MayX courses through the MyFurman portal. The deadline for registration is May 11, the day before MayX courses begin.

How many MayX courses can I take?

Students are permitted to take one MayX course.

How much does MayX cost?

One MayX course is included at no additional cost, as this is covered by the comprehensive Fall-Spring tuition.

Will on-campus housing be available for MayX?

Yes, students enrolled in a MayX course will be allowed to stay in on-campus housing. Students wishing to remain in on-campus housing for MayX must submit this request by April 15 at 12 p.m. through the Housing Self-Service Portal.

How much will MayX housing cost?

The cost of housing and the associated meal plan may be found here.

Financial aid will be offering scholarships to students to cover housing costs. Theapplication [PDF] should be submitted directly to financial.aid@furman.edu by Thursday April 1, at 12 p.m.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

Please email furman.focused@furman.edu with any questions.

Summer Courses 2021 FAQs

Will Furman offer summer courses?

Yes, we are offering a robust set of summer courses.

When will summer courses be held?

There are two summer sessions:
Summer I courses will begin on Monday, June 7 and end on Friday, July 9.
Summer II courses will begin on Monday, July 12 and end on Thursday, August 12.

How will summer courses be taught?

All Summer courses will be offered online.

Where can I find a list of summer courses being offered?

The online course listings are available at MyFurman and include all of the currently confirmed courses that will be offered. We expect that more classes will be added in the coming weeks. We encourage students to continue to monitor the online course listings throughout the Spring term.

When can I register for summer courses?

Students can currently register for Summer courses through the MyFurman portal. The deadline for registration for Summer I courses is June 7. The deadline for registration for Summer II courses is July 12.

How much do summer courses cost?

The tuition cost for summer courses is $750 per credit or $3,000 for a 4-credit course.

Will on-campus housing be available for students taking summer classes?

No. Given the need to maintain a low campus density, students who are only taking summer classes will not be allowed to stay in on-campus housing.

On-campus housing will be available for students who are Furman Summer Research and/or Internship Fellows, officially approved through the Center for Engaged Learning, at a discounted rate. Fellows will need to apply for housing through Housing and Residential Life.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

Please email furman.focused@furman.edu with any questions.