Housing and Meals Music Furman University

Our Accommodations

Select dorm or apartment housing in 2014.

  • Apartments
    • Full kitchen, 4 locking bedrooms with full-sized beds in each, 2 bathrooms, living room, patio or balcony, community charcoal grills.  Full size fridge, microwave, eating bar with stools. Utensils and cooking pots/pans not supplied. Rental linens optional. Elevators, ice machines, laundry rooms.
    • Options: 
      • 1/2 apartment (2 bedrooms with private bath, shared kitchen and living room)
      • Full apartment
  • Dorms
    • No kitchen.  2 extra-long single beds2 chests, 2 desks, 2 closets, carpet, A/C, microfridge with freezer and small microwave. A small bathroom connects the two room suite. Remember these are college dorms, so they do not come furnished with curtains, linens, hair dryers, etc. The shower curtain is supplied. Linen/sheet/pillow sets are available for rent. No kitchen.
    • Options:
      • 1 room for 2, shared suite bath
      • 2 rooms for 4 (full suite with private bath between rooms)

Local Hotels

Several local hotels offer a Furman discount.  Two hotels are located a five minute drive north of the campus on the outskirts of Travelers Rest.  The Hampton Inn of Travelers Rest offers the FU discount.  The Sleep Inn of Travelers Rest does not offer the discount but offers lower rates.  Both have exterior swimming pools and continental breakfast. View additional hotel options.

Our Meal Options

Dining Hall Meal Plans:  Select the Lunch-Only option or the Full Meal Plan.  Advanced purchase required - we are not permitted to pay at the door.  The 'DH' offers multiple buffet lines with a variety of all-you-can-eat options including a brick pizza oven, pasta and stir-fry stations, salad and sandwich bars and a dessert area. The DH is a beautiful semi-circle facility offering two levels of seating over-looking the Furman lake.

A-la-carte: Furman's Trone University Center offers a-la-carte options and a variety of local restaurants are also available within a 5-10 minute drive from campus.

Recreation Options

  • Lots of cool grass for running, playing and napping.  Ranked and awarded as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Furman abounds with garden, grass and tree areas for lounging and playing.  Between the music complex and the Lakeside dorms is a large area popular with frisbee and kickball players.  Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic meal beside the Furman lake - but don't feed the wildlife!
  • Walking and biking paths are located throughout the campus, including the adjacent Swamp Rabbit Trail, a refurbished train path ideal for longer hikes and bikes. The trail is a scenic walkway that stretches from Travelers Rest to downtown Greenville, passing through the west edge of the campus. Campus Map.
  • A saline pool, part of the Furman Physical Activities Center, is available free of charge one hour a week for Suzuki Institute participants. (Limit of 50 per day at a specific time assigned to the institute) Instead of chlorine, the pool uses a state-of-the-art recycled saline sanitation system. No more burning eyes or faded swim suits!
  • A craft room, hosted by Suzuki staff, will be available 3-4 hours a day within the performing arts complex. Parents and students may visit as their schedule permits.  (Parents must remain with their children - we are not able to offer baby/child-sitting.)
  • Furman Golf Course: Learn more.

Connect with Admission

Furman is one of the nation's premier liberal arts and sciences universities. We offer our students The Furman Advantage—an over-arching approach to education that promises every student a four-year personalized pathway, a team of advisors and mentors, and the opportunity for an engaged learning experience that is tracked and integrated with the students' academic and professional goals.

Want more information about the admission process at Furman?

Contact us

Once you see our campus, making the right college decision will be so much easier.

Plan a visit

Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

Apply now

Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

Apply now
  • Furman University