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Apr
02

FMU schedule and facility availability as of April 1, 2020

In response to the governor’s order to move to online instruction and limit employees on campuses across the state, FMU’s campus is currently operating on a limited basis. Daily hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A number of buildings that would ordinarily be open, both on FMU’s main campus and in downtown Florence, are [...]

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Apr
01

Housing, dining refund Checks coming April 10

FMU, following guidance issued by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, will refund some fees for residential students who checked out of student housing due to the ongoing situation with regards to COVID-19. 

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Apr
01

FMU to deliver special Open House presentation on April 4

Francis Marion’s final Open House of the spring semester won’t be held in person, but potential Patriots hoping to learn more about the University will still have an opportunity to do just that at a special Open House presentation.

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Apr
01

Francis Marion’s CASA Success Tips for Remote Learning

Francis Marion University's Center for Academic Success and Advisement has provided some tips to make online learning smoother. CONNECT Before classes begin, ensure that you can connect online to materials needed for class. Check your @g.fmarion.edu email at least two or three times throughout each day. Your school email address is where you will receive [...]

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Mar
30

Latest statement from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU President – March 30, 2020

Message from Dr. Fred Carter, president Francis Marion University, to FMU faculty and staff. Let me begin by extending compliments to all of you for our successful transition to online instruction. It was a difficult and demanding task, especially given the timeline. All of you and a substantial number of academic support staff worked tirelessly [...]

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Mar
28

FMU faculty, staff, and student body make online instruction a success

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.

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Mar
27

FMU Campus Technology providing Internet connectivity assistance

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.

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Mar
26

FMU facilities adjust hours of operation – March 26, 2020

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 remain closed. The Patriot Bookstore will remain open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. Rogers Library will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each [...]

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Mar
23

Letter from FMU Residence Life to students – March 23, 2020

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 [...]

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Mar
19

Latest statement from Dr. Fred Carter, FMU President – March 19, 2020

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 [...]

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Mar
19

Statement from Dr. Peter King, FMU provost – March 19, 2020

A message from Dr. Peter King, provost of Francis Marion University, to all Francis Marion University students made on Thursday, March 19, 2020.

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Mar
17

FMU campus dining services to operate on limited basis during closing- March 17, 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 [...]

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