Moving In Housing and Residence Life Furman University

Every fall, we welcome more than 2,700 undergraduate students into our residential community. Before you arrive at Furman, get prepared for your specific move-in date and contact us if you have any questions.

new student orientation

Fall Orientation is a four-day experience held before the beginning of the fall semester. This mandatory session offers students a starting point in how to interact with others, how to traverse academics, and in many cases, how to deal with living with someone for the first time. Attend Fall Orientation.

Move-in Dates

Freshmen students should check-in with the resident assistant of their assigned residence hall when they arrive on campus. Detailed information about parking and the check-in location will be sent students prior to move-in day. Upperclass students will check-in at their Area Offices (Lakeside=Judson, South Housing=Poteat, North Village/Greenbelt= North Village J 100 Meeting Room). 

At check-in, you will be receive your Room Condition Report. With your resident assistant's guidance, you'll be able to document the condition of your room. This form must be completed and signed.

Aug. 18: New student move-in day 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Aug. 19-21: New student orientation

Aug. 20-21: Returning student move-in day
9 a.m.-10 p.m.
Aug. 22: Classes begin

what to bring

From beds and desks to dressers and microwave/freezer/refrigerators, we've filled some of your basic needs. But there is plenty for you to bring. Review our suggested packing list.​


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