Message from Dr. Fred Carter, president Francis Marion University, to the FMU Community. These are truly challenging times for our state and nation. While many difficulties and uncertainties still lie ahead, I wanted to let all of FMU’s many friends and family members know that the university is faring well. This is due, in large [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]