Francis Marion University moved to online instruction with few flaws last week in response to the coronavirus outbreak. With the help of FMU’s faculty, staff and student body, the process has been quite smooth.
FMU is delivering online instructions to students for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester as a part of the university’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. Francis Marion’s Campus Technology office is working with other organizations around the state to ensure all students have consistent Internet access.
Francis Marion University remains closed, however several facilities on campus will remain open for students in need of dining and academic resources. The Smith University Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Rogers Library will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The Stanton Computer Center will [...]
Dear FMU Residential Students, The situation with regard to the coronavirus outbreak continues to evolve in the United Sates and across South Carolina. Federal and state officials are taking increasingly strident measures to control the contagion. Many of these measures are directed at keeping populations as sparse as possible. This is the primary reason FMU [...]
Message from Dr. Fred Carter, president Francis Marion University, to FMU faculty and staff. Governor McMaster instructed all public universities to take the necessary actions to provide online instruction for the remainder of the semester. This removes any ambiguity regarding the rest of our academic year. After consultation with Robert Lee, our board chair, we [...]
Francis Marion University will continue online instruction through the end of the semester and postpone its Spring 2020 graduation ceremony to a later date.
A message from Dr. Peter King, provost of Francis Marion University, to all Francis Marion University students made on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
While Francis Marion University remains closed through this month per Gov. Henry McMaster's executive order, campus dining services will operate under limited hours of operation after spring break for students remaining on campus. Ervin Dining Hall will be open on Sunday (3/22/2020) from 5pm to 7pm. Starting Monday (3/23/2020), Ervin will be open for brunch [...]
Message from Dr. Fred Carter, president Francis Marion University, to FMU faculty and staff. As you recall, the governor’s executive order yesterday closed the university, while giving us the latitude to transition to online instruction. Today we met with our COVID-19 working group, the vice presidents and department directors, and the deans and chairs. We [...]
FLORENCE — Francis Marion University is officially closing through March 31, per South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s March 15 Executive Order related to the continuing spread of the coronavirus in the state. The governor’s executive order closed all public schools in South Carolina. But it does provide individual universities with the authority “to deliver virtual [...]
South Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference late this afternoon and announced the closing of all public colleges and universities until March 31. The governor’s executive order can be found online here. You’ll note that Section 2 provides the authority for us “to deliver virtual instruction and remote learning” and to provide “housing for [...]