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2015-16 Academic Year

2014 Fall Semester (70 Class Days)


 New resident students arrive after 9:00 a.m. August 22 (Fri.)
 Orientation for new students August 22-25 (Fri.-Mon.)
 Campus housing opens for returning students August 24 (Sun.)
      First Dining Hall Meal served - dinner August 24 (Sun.)
 Classes begin August 26 (Tues.)
Labor Day Holiday
September 1 (Mon.)
Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
September 4 (Thurs.)
all course meetings overlapping with the Convocation scheduled from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. should be suspended.​ ​
 Family Weekend September 26-28 (Fri.-Sun.)
 Fall Break October 11-14 (Sat.-Tues.)
 Midterm October 15 (Wed.)
 Homecoming October 24-26 (Fri.-Sun.)
      Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch
November 25 (Tues.)
Thanksgiving Holidays
November 26-30 (Wed.-Sun.)
      First Dining Hall meal served - dinner
November 30 (Sun.)
 Classes end December 9 (Tues.)
 Study Days December 10,13 (Wed., Sat.)
 Examinations December 11, 12, 15, 16, 17 (Thurs.-Fri., Mon.-Wed.)
       Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch December 17 (Wed.)
 Campus housing close at 10:00 a.m. December 18 (Thurs.)

2015 Spring Semester (68 Class Days)


Orientation for new students  January 9 (Fri.)
Campus housing opens at 2:00 p.m. January 10 (Sat.)
       First Dining Hall meal served - brunch January 11 (Sun.)
 Classes begin January 12 (Mon.)
 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 19 (Mon.)
 Midterm March 2 (Mon.)
       Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch March 6 (Fri.)
Spring Break
March 7-15 (Sat.-Sun.)
       First Dining Hall meal served - dinner March 15 (Sun.)
Easter Break April 3-April 6 (Fri.-Mon.)
Classes Resume April 7 (Tues.)
Furman Engaged!
April 14 (Tues.)
Classes End
April 28 (Tues.)
Study Days
April 29, May 2 (Wed., Sat.)
Examinations April 30, May 1, 4, 5, 6 (Thurs.-Fri., Mon.-Wed.)
Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m. May 7 (Thurs.)
        Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch May 9 (Sat.)
Commencement May 9 (Sat.)
North Village & Greenbelt Community close at 1:00 p.m. May 10 (Sun.)
TOTAL: 138 Class Days  

2015 May Experience (15 Class Days)


 Campus housing opens at 2:00pm
May 12 (Tues.)
      May X meal plan starts May 13 (Wed.)
 Classes begin May 13 (Wed.)
 Memorial Day Holiday May 25 (Mon.)
 Classes end June 3 (Wed.)
       May X meal plan ends June 3 (Wed.)
 Campus housing close at noon June 4 (Thurs.)

2015 Summer Session (Session 1 - 24 Days, Session II - 25 Days)


 Campus housing opens at 2:00pm
June 7 (Sun.)
Session I classes begin June 8 (Mon.)
 Independence Day Holiday
July 3 (Fri.)
 Session I classes end July 10 (Fri.)
 Session II classes begin
July 13 (Mon.)
 Session II classes end
August 14 (Fri.)
 Commencement August 15 (Sat.)
 Campus housing closes at noon
August 16 (Sun.)
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2015-16 Academic Year

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2015 Fall Semester (70 Class Days)


 New resident students arrive after 9:00 a.m. August 21 (Fri.)
 Orientation for new students August 21-24 (Fri.-Mon.)
 Campus housing opens for returning students August 23 (Sun.)
      First Dining Hall Meal served - dinner August 23 (Sun.)
 Classes begin August 25 (Tues.)
Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
September 3 (Thurs.)
all course meetings overlapping with the Convocation scheduled from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. should be suspended.​ ​
Labor Day Holiday September 7 (Mon.)
 Family Weekend September 25-27 (Fri.-Sun.)
 Fall Break October 10-13 (Sat.-Tues.)
 Midterm October 15 (Thurs.)
 Homecoming October 23-25 (Fri.-Sun.)
      Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch
November 24 (Tues.)
Thanksgiving Holidays
November 25-29 (Wed.-Sun.)
      First Dining Hall meal served - dinner
November 29 (Sun.)
 Classes end December 8 (Tues.)
 Study Days December 9,12 (Wed., Sat.)
 Examinations December 10, 11, 14, 15, 16 (Thurs.-Fri., Mon.-Wed.)
       Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch December 16 (Wed.)
 Campus housing close at 10:00 a.m. December 17 (Thurs.)

2016 Spring Semester (68 Class Days)


Orientation for new students  January 8 (Fri.)
Campus housing opens at 2:00 p.m. January 9 (Sat.)
       First Dining Hall meal served - brunch January 10 (Sun.)
 Classes begin January 11 (Mon.)
 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 18 (Mon.)
 Midterm February 26 (Fri.)
       Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch March 4 (Fri.)
Spring Break
March 5-13 (Sat.-Sun.)
       First Dining Hall meal served - dinner March 13 (Sun.)
Easter Break March 25-28 (Fri.-Mon.)
Classes Resume March 29 (Tues.)
Furman Engaged!
April 12 (Tues.)
Classes End
April 26 (Tues.)
Study Days
April 27,30 (Wed., Sat.)
Examinations April 28, 29, May 2, 3, 4 (Thurs.-Fri., Mon.-Wed.)
Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m. May 4 (Wed.)
        Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch May 5 (Thurs.)
Commencement May 7 (Sat.)
North Village & Greenbelt Community close at 1:00 p.m. May 8 (Sun.)
TOTAL: 138 Class Days  

2016 May Experience (15 Class Days)


 Campus housing opens at 2:00pm
May 10 (Tues.)
      May X meal plan starts May 11 (Wed.)
 Classes begin May 11 (Wed.)
 Memorial Day Holiday May 30 (Mon.)
 Classes end June 1 (Wed.)
       May X meal plan ends June 1 (Wed.)
 Campus housing close at noon June 2 (Thurs.)

2016 Summer Session (Session 1 - 24 Days, Session II - 25 Days)


 Campus housing opens at 2:00pm
June 5 (Sun.)
Session I classes begin June 6 (Mon.)
 Independence Day Holiday
July 4 (Mon..)
 Session I classes end July 8 (Fri.)
 Session II classes begin
July 11 (Mon.)
 Session II classes end
August 12 (Fri.)
 Commencement August 13 (Sat.)
 Campus housing closes at noon
August 14 (Sun.)
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