Students on a ride during orientation

Stay Furman Engaged

Many Furman departments and organizations are offering new and innovative opportunities for you to connect and stay engaged.  Check out the list below!

Office of Student Involvement & Inclusion

Follow the Office of Student Involvement & Inclusion on Instagram for daily activities! Each day we’ll have a different activity, puzzle or challenge for you to participate in:

  • Mixtape Mondays – Contribute to a collaborative playlist on Spotify and set your soundtrack for the week!
  • Tongue Out Tuesdays – Can you guess which pets belong to which Furman faculty and staff?
  • Hump Day Puzzle Party – Each Wednesday we’ll have a new Furman-themed puzzle for you!
  • Thursday Takeover – Spend the day with Furman students as they take over the account and share their adventures from home with you!
  • Furman Friday – Just because we aren’t on campus doesn’t mean we can’t continue to celebrate Furman Fridays – show us your Furman pride!

Schedule of additional events coming soon!

CliftonStrengths Coaching

Whether you’re new to Strengths based language or ready to leverage and aim your Strengths to take next steps in your life, The Strengths Development Strategies team of certified Gallup Strengths Coaches at Furman is ready to meet you virtually 1:1 and assist you. Daily appointments are available, so email us today at StrengthsDevelopment@furman.edu or visit the CliftonStrengths for Students website to learn more.

Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection

While Furman students, faculty, staff, and others are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cothran Center plans to periodically add reflections and exercises to their website for those who would find these helpful.

The Cothran Center is also offering a weekly meditation class, weekly group gatherings, and one-on-one virual appointments with Cothran Center staff. Please refer to the Cothran Center website for additional information and to sign up.

FAN Clubs

Furman Advantage Network (FAN) Clubs connect Furman’s global alumni-base locally. Check out the alumni map to find a FAN Club near you and get engaged with current and former students.

Housing & Residence Life

Housing and Residence Life has created online spaces for each residential community. Students can connect with their neighbors via forums and chats. RAs are still available as resources as students face new challenges and will be checking in with them to see how things are going. FRADs will be hosting course registration chats for first year students and are offering to be academic accountability buddies for any student who would like assistance transitioning to e-learning. Residence Life staff will also host weekly virtual programs for any student to participate in!

Malone Center for Career Engagement

The Malone Center for Career Engagement will continue to offer career support to students during this time of remote learning. Career advisors are available to meet with you virtually to help explore careers, review resumes and cover letters, and help navigate post-graduation plans.  Students may request an advising appointment via Handshake or through email at career.engagement@furman.edu.  In addition, students have free access to several online resources that can be found through the Career Resources Link on their website.  Students are encouraged to login to Handshake to access over 5,000 job opportunities at top employers across the country and learn about upcoming virtual events.

Spiritual Life

Interested in getting involved virtually with a Religious Council group for devotions, reflections, and small group time? Want to speak one-on-one with a University Chaplain? Find out all that Spiritual Life has going on virtually here.

Student Organizations

How are you staying connected remotely? Share your best ideas by emailing us at virtualengagement@furman.edu.

Social Media

Don’t forget to stay connected to Furman through social media for the latest information!

Did you know the Paladin Strength& Conditioning Coaches are posting daily workout tips and challenges on the Furman Paladin Instagram? Check it out!