Greenbelt Community Furman University 

The Greenbelt Community is a residential learning and living community that provides eco-friendly housing for students interested in reducing their environmental footprint and leading others to a more sustainable future.

Focused on sustainable living, our one-year program is designed to cultivate emerging student leaders who are interested in exploring and living a sustainable lifestyle. Our students live in one of four eco-friendly cabins, take a one-credit seminar each semester to discuss sustainable living, and explore their passions by practicing sustainability in a close-knit community. We also inspire students to develop and implement environmentally-friendly initiatives that will improve our community for future generations.

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We welcome applications from rising sophomores, juniors and seniors who are interested in leading our society toward a more sustainable future and becoming catalysts for change.​ Apply now​.

Expectations of Applicants

Our program is highly selective, with approximately 22 students joining our community each year​. Review our selection process​.

The Learning Experience

Residents come together as a community through active participation together in a one-credit seminar each semester to discuss sustainable living practices and learn how to become a sustainability leader on campus and in the community. Learn with us.

The Living Experience

If you're passionate about reducing your environmental footprint and advocating for change, our community is the right fit for you.​ View our community expectations​.

Our Cabins

Situated on the shore of a spring-fed lake, the Greenbelt Community provides students with an opportunity to live in one of four eco-friendly cabins. ​Tour our cabins​.

​​The Student Experience

Find out what our students who live in the Greenbelt have to say about their daily experiences. Read the Greenbelt Community blog.

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