Visiting Team Guide

Visiting Team Guide

Directions to Francis Marion University

Francis Marion University is located adjacent to US highways 76 & 301, seven miles east of Florence. Street Address: 4822 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506

The street address for the Griffin Athletic Complex (baseball, softball, soccer) is 4700 East Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29506

FROM THE WEST: Take I-20 East to Florence, take I-95 North, take Exit 170 onto South Carolina Highway 327, follow directional signs to FMU, at third traffic light (Pizza Hut, gas station, Wendy's on the corners) turn left on US Highways 76 & 301, go two miles, at next traffic light turn right, campus on left. Griffin Athletic Complex (baseball/softball/soccer) will be on your right.  For the gymnasium and tennis courts, enter fourth entrance (Robert C. Scott Drive) to the campus on the left and park in Lot C for the gym and Lot D for the tennis courts.

FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-95 North to Florence, take Exit 170 onto South Carolina Highway 327, follow directional signs to FMU, at third traffic light (Pizza Hut, gas station, Wendy's on the corners) turn left on US Highways 76 & 301, go two miles, at next traffic light turn right, campus on left.  Griffin Athletic Complex (baseball/softball/soccer) will be on your right.  For the gymnasium and tennis courts, enter fourth entrance (Robert C. Scott Drive) to the campus on the left and park in Lot C for the gym and Lot D for the tennis courts.

FROM THE NORTH: Take I-95 South to Florence, take Exit 170 onto South Carolina Highway 327, follow directional signs to FMU, at third traffic light (Pizza Hut, gas station, Wendy's on the corners) turn left on US Highways 76 & 301, go two miles, at next traffic light turn right, campus on left.  Griffin Athletic Complex (baseball/softball/soccer) will be on your right.  For the gymnasium and tennis courts, enter fourth entrance (Robert C. Scott Drive) to the campus on the left and park in Lot C for the gym and Lot D for the tennis courts. 

FROM EAST: Take US Highways 76 & 301 East toward Florence, at intersection (traffic light) with South Carolina Highway 327 turn left, campus on left. Griffin Athletic Complex (baseball/softball/soccer) will be on your right.  For the gymnasium and tennis courts, enter fourth entrance (Robert C. Scott Drive) to the campus on the left and park in Lot C for the gym and Lot D for the tennis courts.

Francis Marion University campus map

 

Francis Marion University is a smoke-free campusNo pets are allowed within the confines of FMU athletic facilities.

 

PDF version of 2019-20 Visiting Team Guide

Area Sponsor Hotels (ask for the "FMU Athletic Rates")

Courtyard by Marriott
2680 Hospitality Boulevard Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
843-662-7066
Contact: Kristina Osborn            kristina.osborn@marriott.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate- $99

Fairfield Inn & Suites
501 Woody Jones Boulevard Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
843-665-4488
Contact: Kristina Osborn           kristina.osborn@marriott.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - $99

SpringHill Suites
2670 Hospitality Boulevard Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
843-317-9050
Contact: Kristina Osborn          kristina.osborn@marriott.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - $99

Comfort Inn
527 Woody Jones Boulevard Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
Contact Person: Taylor Gray        taylor.gray@raineshospitality.com
843-407-9490
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - $99

Hyatt Place
100 East Evans Street Florence, SC 29501
Downtown Florence near the Performing Arts Center
Contact Person: Ashton Sankuer           ashton.sankuer@hyatt.com
843-519-9900
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - $105

La Quinta Inn & Suites
2123 West Lucas Street Florence, SC 29501
Exit 164 – Interstate 95 & US Highway 52
Contact Person:  Amanda Melton   
843-629-1111
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - $92

Day’s Inn
2111 West Lucas Street Florence, SC 29501
Exit 164 – Interstate 95 & US Highway 52
Contact Person: Amanda Melton
843-665-4444
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - $62

 

Area Sponsor Restaurants

Chick-Fil-A
2016 S Irby Street Florence, SC 29505
(843) 629-1703

2505 David H McLeod Blvd. Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 - Interstates 95 & 20
(843) 665-1512

Domino’s
Store #5611 (in Bi-Lo shopping center)
500 Pamplico Highway, Florence, SC 29506
(843) 292-0499

Groucho’s Deli
1725 W Palmetto Street Ste A Florence, SC 29501
(843) 292-1559

KFC
516 East Palmetto Street Florence, SC 29506
(843) 679-2872‎

Little Ceasar’s
1725- B West Palmetto Street Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-1005

Quincy’s Family Steakhouse
1924 W Lucas Street Florence, SC 29501
Exit 164 - US Highway 52 & Interstate 95
(843) 667-6996‎

Zaxby's
2100 Florence Harllee Blvd. Florence, SC 29506
Exit 170 - SC Highway 327 & Interstate 95
(843) 662-3900

2298 South Irby Street Florence, SC 29505
(843) 665-1444

2099 West Evans Street Florence, SC 29501
(843) 665-5200

2211 West Lucas Street Florence, SC 29501
Exit 164 - US Highway 52 & Interstate 95
(843) 662-8600

FMU On-Campus Facilities

Visiting team locker rooms are located throughout Francis Marion University athletic facilities.  Call 843-661-1240 for availability.  Towels and locks are not provided. Locks are recommended to secure all valuables. Francis Marion University is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. 

Practice Facilities

Practice sessions at Francis Marion University athletic facilities must be approved in advance. Please contact the Athletic Director (843-661-1237 or 843-661-1240) to request practice times.