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Weather update: Furman will open at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11

Posted: Monday, Dec. 10 at 8:40 p.m.

Furman University will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, with the first classes starting at 10. All 8:30 a.m. classes are canceled.

Employees should not report before 10 a.m. unless directed otherwise by supervisors. Faculty, staff and students should use caution when driving. Anyone who feels it’s unsafe to travel to campus on Tuesday morning should contact their supervisors or professors.

The Dining Hall will open at 8:30 a.m. The Physical Activities Center and the James B. Duke Library will open at 10 a.m.

Students, faculty and staff will receive text and email alerts in emergency situations. For up-to-date weather alerts and other emergency notifications, follow Furman on Twitter and Facebook or call the Furman weather line at 864-294-3766.

Posted: Sunday, Dec. 9 at 8:45 p.m.

Furman University will be closed Monday, Dec. 10, due to inclement weather in the area. All day and evening classes are canceled, as are all campus activities. Employees should not report to work unless directed otherwise by supervisors.

A decision will be made later about resuming normal campus operations for Tuesday, Dec. 11.

The Dining Hall will be open with limited options from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday. The Lay Physical Activities Center will open at 8 a.m. The Trone Student Center will operate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Health Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The James B. Duke Library (10 a.m.-2 a.m), Music Library (1 p.m. to midnight) and Science Library (1 p.m. to midnight) will also be open.

Shuttle service (15-passenger van) between the residence halls and the main areas of campus will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.

The university will provide regular updates at this site regarding the status of campus operations.

Students, faculty and staff will receive text and email alerts in emergency situations. For up-to-date weather alerts and other emergency notifications, follow Furman on Twitter and Facebook or call the Furman weather line at 864-294-3766.

Posted: Sunday, Dec. 9 at 10:30 a.m.

The Furman University campus is closed to visitors until further notice due to inclement weather.

All activities and events for Sunday have been canceled. The Dining Hall is open with limited options until 7 p.m. The Lay Physical Activities Center and the James B. Duke Library are closed. A decision about Monday’s operating schedule will be made later Sunday evening.

Wind and about four inches of snow and sleet have caused a number of trees to fall on and around campus. Several roads on and around campus are blocked, including Poinsett Highway and Carl Kohrt Drive. Students and others on campus should remain indoors if possible, and use caution if you must travel outside.

Additional information will be posted in text alerts and here by mid-day. Call Furman Police at 864-294-2111 or use the LiveSafe app to request assistance or to report weather-related issues.

Students, faculty and staff will receive text and email alerts in emergency situations. For up-to-date weather alerts and other emergency notifications, follow Furman on Twitter and Facebook or call the Furman weather line at 864-294-3766.

Posted: Friday, Dec. 7 at 3:15 p.m.

Furman is continuing to monitor the forecast for a winter storm that will impact the Greenville area over the weekend and into Monday. The university is currently operating on a normal schedule.

According to the most recent forecast, the rain will begin Saturday and change to sleet overnight, with a wintry mix starting Sunday. The North Carolina mountains and far northern areas of the Upstate are likely to see heavy snow, while there is a possibility of 1-4 inches of snow in Furman’s area of the county. Icy conditions are also a possibility.

Students are advised to be aware of their surroundings when they are on campus during inclement weather. The SafeRide shuttle will be operating from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday through Sunday, and extended shuttle service (15-passenger van) between the residence halls and the main areas of campus will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Monday.

Furman will monitor the weather conditions throughout the weekend and determine if the campus will operate on its normal schedule and remain open to the public. The university plans to inform faculty, staff and students late Sunday evening about the status of classes and work schedules for Monday.

The university will provide regular updates at this site about how the storm might impact the campus and Greenville area.

Students, faculty and staff will receive text and email alerts in emergency situations. For up-to-date weather alerts and other emergency notifications, follow Furman on Twitter and Facebook or call the Furman weather line at 864-294-3766.

Posted: Thursday, Dec. 6 at 10:10 a.m.

Furman is continuing to monitor the forecast for a developing winter storm system that will impact the North Carolina mountains and parts of the Upstate beginning Saturday and continuing into Monday. The university is currently operating on a normal schedule.

According to the latest forecast Thursday morning, the North Carolina mountains are likely to see a significant amount of snow over the weekend, while a wintry mix of snow, sleet and rain is expected farther south in the Upstate. Forecasts for Greenville show conditions alternating between rain, snow and sleet throughout the weekend.

The university will monitor the weather conditions and provide regular updates at this site about how the storm might impact the campus and Greenville area.

Students, faculty and staff will receive text and email alerts in emergency situations. For up-to-date weather alerts and other emergency notifications, follow Furman on Twitter and Facebook or call the Furman weather line at 864-294-3766.

Posted: Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 10 a.m.

Furman University is monitoring the forecast for a late-week, cross-country storm that could bring ice, snow and rain to parts of the South through the weekend and possibly into Monday. At this time, the university expects to operate on a normal schedule.

According to the latest forecast Wednesday morning, the mountains are likely to see freezing rain and snow on the weekend while a wintry mix of snow, sleet and rain is expected to impact the Greenville area.

The university will monitor the weather throughout the weekend and provide regular updates at this site about how the storm might impact the campus and Greenville area.

Students, faculty and staff will receive text and email alerts in emergency situations. For up-to-date weather alerts and other emergency notifications, follow Furman on Twitter and Facebook or call the Furman weather line at 864-294-3766.

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