Student Life Offices


The mission of the Division of Student Life is to enhance the personal development, well-being and intellectual growth of our students.  We cultivate discovery, collaboration, civic engagement and the exchange of ideas through innovative programs and a diverse residential community experience. 
We engage students and student organizations through programs, services and individualized opportunities that support the ideals of a liberal arts education.
We create a welcoming, vibrant environment where our students can flourish and develop as global citizens and leaders with a passion and tenacity for lifelong learning.

Our values

  1. Civility
  2. Authenticity
  3. Resilience
  4. Excellence

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Our developmental outcomes

As indicated in the University’s Character and Values Statement, “Furman is a person-centered community, emphasizing the prime worth of persons and encouraging concern for others.”

As such, the community of Furman students will be challenged to…
  1. practice integrity.
  2. demonstrate care and concern for others.
  3. evoke thoughtful self-evaluation.
  4. respect differences.
  5. make responsible decisions.
  6. hold themselves and others accountable .
  7. collaborate.
  8. communicate effectively.
  9. exhibit ethical leadership.
  10. develop personal and professional identity.

Our assessment and evaluation

The Division of Student Life has developed a comprehensive plan to ensure it meets its mission. View how we plan to achieve our goals.

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