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Parent & Family Engagement

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Furman University community. We offer parents and family members a variety of opportunities to come together and connect with our campus.

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Family Weekend

Each Fall we invite you to experience our campus. Please plan to join us for Furman University’s Family Weekend, a way for families to learn about their students’ home away from home.

Family Weekend

Furman Advantage Network

The purpose of the Furman Advantage Network Club program, or FAN Club, is to engage families and alumni who are interested in building and cultivating the Furman community in their area to grow tradition, affiliation, and pride in support of Furman University.

FAN Clubs
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Parent & Family Council

Representing the families of more than 2,700 undergraduates, Parent & Family Council members are ambassadors to Furman and serve as liaisons between the university and its families. The Council partners with Furman University through gifts of time, service, and philanthropic resources.

Meet our council members

Internships and Career Mentoring

If your company is seeking an intern and you believe a Furman student would be the perfect fit, contact our Internship Program Director, Diane Iseminger.

Contact Diane Iseminger
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Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on Facebook to stay in touch with your fellow Furman parents.

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Giving to Furman

Furman families are the cornerstone of giving, offering opportunities for future students to experience the life changing four years that their children enjoyed. Through philanthropy, families carry on the Furman traditions of academic excellence, holistic liberal arts, and a community-minded environment for all.

Giving to Furman
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Stay Connected

To be informed about campus events, news and more, update your family information.

Complete our Family Information Form

Family Weekend Tailgate
Host an Event

Invite accepted students to your home to meet their new classmates. Welcome alumni and parents for a reception. Be an extension of the Furman family in your city. Contact Leo Fackler to learn about hosting an event.