Funeral and Memorial Services
The Charles E. Daniel Memorial Chapel is available for funerals or memorial services for persons who have a connection to Furman University. There is no facilities charge for funerals or memorial services.
The deceased must have met one of the following criteria in order for a funeral or memorial service to be held at the Charles E. Daniel Memorial Chapel:
1. Current or retired employee, or member of his/her immediate family.
2. Current student enrolled in a degree program.
3. Alumnus/a of Furman University.
4. Trustee, advisory council member, or benefactor of Furman University.
The Chapel will be prepared one hour prior to the start of the service. The prelude may begin no earlier than 30 minutes prior to the start of the service. The service may be no longer than one hour. There may be up to 15 minutes of music following the end of the service. All guests and family are expected to have left the sanctuary one half-hour after the end of the service.
The total amount of time that the Chapel will devote to any funeral or memorial service shall not exceed two hours. Depending on availability, the reception area may be available following the service for the family to receive friends.