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Art and Religion Class


Step 1A: Talk to your department chair to get authorization for your course and time away.
Step 1B: Talk to a staff member in the Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education.
Step 2: Submit your program proposal by using the appropriate link below. You may renew a program that has been approved since 2016.
  • Faculty Proposing Study Away Programs for Fall 2021, MayX 2021, Summer 2021, and Spring 2022: Complete a study away program proposal by October 1, 2020 (first day of classes)
Step 3: Submit all new courses through the course proposal system. New course proposals are due to the Curriculum Committee by approximately October 1.
Step 4: Obtain approval from the department chair, Study Away Committee, and Curriculum Committee. The faculty will then vote on new programs.

                    MayX Study Away Proposal                                         Semester or Summer Proposal
Making Payments:
Send all requests for payments (invoices, wire transfers, check requests) to Cassie Klatka and Ben Efird. Please make sure to include the appropriate forms listed on this page.

Spend Authorization in Workday: Submit and get approval prior to using your Furman credit card to make a purchase.

Domestic Payments
W-9 (required for all domestic payments made by check)

International Payments
W-8BEN (Individuals) & W-8BEN Instructions (required for all international payments made by invoice or wire transfer)
W-8BEN-E (Entities) & W-8BEN-E Instructions (required for all international payments made by invoice or wire transfer)
Wire Transfer Form (required for all wire transfers)

While Away:
JP Morgan Chase (for verifying TAP charges)
Expense Tracking Spreadsheet (for tracking your cash and TAP expenses)
Honorarium Form (for international programs only when paying non-US citizens for lectures)
Student Cash Disbursement Form
Recruiting Students:
When recruiting students think about ways to advertise your program: post flyers and share with Study Away; post on social media; host information sessions; participate in the Study Away Fair.
Selecting Students:
Study Away Application Portal
Study Away Application Portal Instructions