Summer Orientation Furman University

Summer Orientation focuses on the nuts and bolts of class selection. You'll attend one of our five two-day sessions dedicated to ironing out class selection and other academic prep details. These sessions prepare you for the classes you'll be taking during your first semester. You'll work in small groups and one-on-one with academic advisors to select classes. Choose the date that fits your schedule:

  • June 17-18, 2016
  • June 20-21, 2016 
  • June 23-24, 2016 ​​
  • June 25-26, 2016
  • June 28-29, 2016 

Please note: All sessions are full and session changes will no longer be accepted.

Keep in mind that Summer Orientation is also home to Parent & Family Orientation. As you prepare for the academic programs on our campus, your parents and family will be given an overview of what to expect during your four years at Furman. The cost is $150 per student, which covers meals and staying on campus for the student plus meals for one parent or family member. Additional parents/family members attending will be $30 each. Students will stay in one of our residence halls during Summer Orientation, while parents and family members will need to reserve a hotel room in the area.

Register for Summer Orientation

Don’t miss your chance to learn about the academic programs waiting for you at Furman. Click here​ to register.  (Please note: If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list for one of the sessions, please let us know. There is no guarantee that space will become available, so you are encouraged to register for an available session, as well.) 

If you are unable to attend any Summer Orientation session, please complete this form to let us know.

Get the full schedule

Want to know what is happening at Summer Orientation? See the full schedule [PDF].

Parent and Family Orientation schedule

If parents or other family members are interested in attending orientation, we have a number of events planned for them, as well. See the full schedule [PDF].


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