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.

 

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

Hampton Inn & Suites, Civic Center
3000 West Radio Drive Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
843-629-9900
Contact: Brittney Birt    Brittney.birt@hilton.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate- Team $99.00 , Friends/Family $109   

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Civic Center
3440 Radio Drive Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
843-432-1507
Contact: Will Clark      william.allen@hie.raldex.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - Team $99.00 , Friends/Family $109

Hilton Garden Inn, Civic Center
2671 Hospitality Boulevard Florence, SC 29501
Exit 160 – Interstate 95 & Interstate 20
843-432-3010
Contact: Melissa Banks     Melissa.banks@hilton.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - Team $99.00 , Friends/Family $109

Hampton Inn & Suites –North - 95
1735 Stokes Road Florence, SC 29501
Exit 164 – Interstate 95 & US Highway 52
843-662-7000
Contact- Terri Best     Terri.best@hilton.com
Ask for FMU Athletics Rate - Team $99.00 , Friends/Family $109

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 - $89.00

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 - $59.00

 

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

Jimmy John’s
483 West Palmetto Street Florence, SC 29501
(843) 669-6000

960 Pamplico Highway Florence, SC 29505
(843) 667-8500

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.