American Disability Act | Furman University

Furman University is committed to maintaining and strengthening an environment that is accessible and inclusive for all members of the community. This page outlines a number of resources and provides information to assist those with disabilities, as well as to assist members of the Furman community in ensuring a welcoming and accessible environment for everyone.

Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, a person is considered to have a disability if (1) he or she has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities (such as hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, performing manual tasks, walking, caring for oneself, learning, or concentrating); (2) has a record or history of having such an impairment; or (3) is regarded as having such an impairment.​​​​​​​​​​

Web Accessibility Statement for Furman University

Furman University is committed to making our campus and our digital content accessible to all visitors. We are continually applying relevant accessibility standards with the aim of improving the user experience for everyone, including people with disabilities. If you encounter an accessibility issue with our site or our campus, please let us know by providing us a description of the issue using one of the methods below, and we will work to resolve it.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Furman University. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers at Furman University using one of the following methods: 

Our goal is to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

For more information on accessibility at Furman, please visit the Student Office for Accessibility Resources and the ADA Coordinator websites.​​​​

This statement last updated 4/8/2019.​

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