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The new school year is here

This year's freshman class enjoyed some orientation activities earlier in the summer.
This year’s freshman class enjoyed some orientation activities earlier in the summer.

Furman University’s 2014-15 academic year will officially get underway Tuesday, Aug. 26 when students attend their first day of classes.

Approximately 750 freshmen will report to campus Friday, Aug. 22 and take part in four days of orientation activities.  The rest of the university’s 2,700 students will begin arriving on Sunday, Aug. 24.

Furman will hold its opening convocation Thursday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. in McAlister Auditorium.

The fall term ends Dec. 9, while spring term begins Jan. 12 and ends Apr. 28.  Commencement will be held Saturday, May 9.  The May Experience term will run May 13-June 3.

For more information, contact Furman’s Office of News and Media Relations at 864-294-3107.

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