Thursday, September 23

Time Event Location
1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Virtual Admissions Information Session. Join us for a 30-minute group information session led by an Admissions Counselor followed by a 45-minute virtual tour of the Furman campus led by current students. Virtual Only: Register for this virtual session only
4 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Virtual State of the University Address by President Davis. Virtual Only: Register for this virtual session only

Friday, September 24

Time Event Location
8 a.m.-6 p.m. Barnes & Noble at Furman. Pick up your Starbucks favorite and play board games in our Café! Outfit the entire family in Furman gear. From hoodies to socks, we’ve got you covered! Lower Level, Trone Student Center.
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Special Collections & Archives Exhibition. “William and Dorothy Wordsworth: Poetry and Place.” James B. Duke Library, 2nd floor gallery
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Furman Fridays. The Office of Student Involvement and Inclusion welcomes our Furman Families to campus. Join us on the Front Patio of the Trone Student Center to showcase your Furman Spirit. There will be giveaways and a photobooth to capture your family’s memories. Make sure to wear your Furman gear or purple! Go ‘Dins! Front Patio, Trone Student Center
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Class Ring Ordering. Representatives from Herff Jones will be taking orders for class rings from juniors and seniors. Trone Student Center, Downstairs
3 p.m.-4 p.m. Center for Engaged Learning Virtual Panel: Research, Internships, Study Away. Faculty/student collaborative research, internships, and study away are three experience-based learning opportunities where students can extend their learning beyond the classroom and participate in real-world projects and cultures. Representatives from each area along with student interns, researchers, and study away participants, will discuss the range of experiences available to Furman students, the process for obtaining them, and the opportunity for students to apply for funding. Virtual Only: Join this virtual session only
3:30 p.m. Timmons Planetarium Show. Come view the heavens from the comfort of the indoors! Choose from two show times 3:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. For more information contact Dr. David Moffett via e-mail at david.moffett@furman.edu Townes Science Center, Timmons Planetarium, Rinker Hall 253
3:30 p.m. Virtual Admissions Future Fridays Session. Join us for a Virtual Future Fridays session to learn all about the first-year experience! A panel of current Furman freshmen are excited to tell you all about their first-year experience to highlight campus life, as well as share stories from their academic and residential experiences. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to ask any questions you have about life as a Paladin! Virtual Only: Register for this virtual session only
4 p.m.-4:45 p.m. A Prospective Student’s Guide to Furman. This session is designed to guide students in grades 10-12 who are interested in attending Furman. An admissions representative will lead this presentation, and it will begin promptly at 4 p.m. Hartness Admissions Center, Presentation Room
4 p.m. Behind the Scenes in Special Collections & Archives. In this one-hour program, you can see (and touch!) highlights from Furman’s archival and rare book collections, from medieval manuscripts to contemporary artists’ books. Learn how materials are acquired and preserved, and especially how they are being used for teaching and research. James B. Duke Library, 2nd floor
4:30 p.m. Timmons Planetarium Show. Come view the heavens from the comfort of the indoors! Choose from two show times 3:30 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. For more information contact Dr. David Moffett via e-mail at david.moffett@furman.edu Townes Science Center, Timmons Planetarium, Rinker Hall 253
6 p.m. Mere Christianity Forum Cookout at Vista House.  Come join us at the Vista House (located about 1.5 miles from campus) for dinner, yard games, and fellowship. Mere Christianity Forum is a student religious organization exploring the Christian faith through conversation & community. No cost; please RSVP by Wednesday, September 22nd or email heather.wynn@furman.edu. 751 Old Buncombe Road Travelers Rest, SC 29690
6 p.m. Phi Eta Sigma Induction Ceremony. Phi Eta Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for college freshmen, founded in 1923. Its goal is to encourage high scholastic attainment among freshmen in institutions of higher learning. By invitation only. Younts Conference Center
7 p.m. Women's Soccer Game. Furman vs. Wofford Tickets are $5 per person via online ticket sales, and General Admission tickets will be available at the door. Please note: Furman students have free admission for the student section. Purchase tickets online. Stone Stadium
7:30 p.m. Band Extravaganza. Under the direction of Sue Samuels, Director of Bands, the concert offers a preview of the band’s 2021 show music as well as crowd favorites. Free Admission. Band Spirit Wear available for purchase! General Admission seating. McAlister Auditorium
TBA Women's Golf. Lady Paladin Invitational. More information here. Golf Course

Saturday, September 25

Time Event Location
8 a.m. 5K Fun Run/Walk. A recreational fitness opportunity sponsored by the Furman Alumni Association in which everyone can participate. This scenic course around Furman’s campus will begin at the Cherrydale Alumni House. Participants will receive a Fun Run gift. Prizes will be awarded. Registration fee is $25. Cherrydale Alumni House
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Muffins & Mimosas with the Institutes of Furman The Division of Academic Affairs invites you to an informational drop-in: Muffins & Mimosas with the Institutes of Furman. Meet the leaders that are preparing students to drive change in their communities through unmatched opportunities! In attendance will be: The Riley Institute; The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities; Institute for the Advancement of Community Health (IACH); Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E). The event is FREE, but registration is requested. Register online. Trone Student Center, Front Patio (Library Side)
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Family Weekend T-shirt Tent. Super soft t-shirts with an exclusive Furman Family Weekend design. Sizes Small – XXLarge available for purchase, $20. Purchase your Family Weekend t-shirt in front of Daniel Chapel. Limited number available. Daniel Chapel
9 a.m.-10 a.m. Fraternity & Sorority Life Information Session. Is your student interested in Fraternity & Sorority Life at Furman? Parents and families are invited to attend an information session to learn more about fraternity and sorority recruitment and membership opportunities. Hosted by Ash Baudouin, Associate Director of Student Involvement, along with student leaders from the fraternity and sorority community. Trone Student Center, Burgiss Theater

Virtual Option: Virtual session offered concurrent to campus session - Register for this virtual session only
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Special Collections & Archives Open House. Stop by Special Collections and Archives to see historic Furman documents, rare books, and more! James B. Duke Library, 2nd floor
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Special Collections & Archives Exhibition. “William and Dorothy Wordsworth: Poetry and Place.” James B. Duke Library, 2nd floor
9 a.m.-9:45 a.m Pathways to a Successful Second-year Experience. The second year presents its own challenges and questions for many students. This program is designed to guide second-year students and their families through the maze of concerns and assist in better defining students’ areas of interest, selection of a major, academic success, and personal/social well-being. Brad Harmon, Assistant Dean for the First-Year and Second-Year Experience, and Jason Cassidy, Associate Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students. Trone Student Center, 208

Virtual Option: Virtual session offered concurrent to campus session - Register for this virtual session only
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Engaged Learning Expo Trone Student Center
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Study Away Fair. Join us at Furman’s annual Study Away Fair to learn about upcoming three-week, MayX study away opportunities and meet the Furman program directors! Find more on Furman’s Study Away programs, scholarships, application deadlines, and policies online at http://studyaway.furman.edu. Trone Student Center, Watkins Room, Watkins Lobby
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Campus Tours. Hop aboard the shuttle in front of Daniel Chapel to be given a riding tour of Furman’s campus. This tour will be a fun and comfortable way to see the beauty of the campus. Daniel Chapel
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Barnes & Noble at Furman Open. First 15 customers will receive a tall coffee from our Barnes & Noble Café. Shop Furman family favorites like our Nike apparel, Tervis Tumblers, Frosty Fleece Blankets, and so much more! Lower Level, Trone Student Center
10 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Center for Engaged Learning Panel: Research, Internships, Study Away. Faculty/student collaborative research, internships, and study away are three experience-based learning opportunities where students can extend their learning beyond the classroom and participate in real-world projects and cultures. Representatives from each area along with student interns, researchers, and study away participants will discuss the range of experiences available to Furman students, the process for obtaining them, and the opportunity for students to apply for funding. Trone Student Center, Burgiss Theater
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Research & Internship Poster Presentations. Collaborative research and internships are two main components of Furman’s experience-based learning opportunities. Students will present their reflections on these experiences through poster presentations. This session is a drop-in and allows for rich dialogue with the students. Trone Student Center, Gallery Walk, Upstairs
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Class Ring Ordering. Representatives from Herff Jones will be taking orders for class rings from juniors and seniors. Trone Student Center, Downstairs
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Marching Band Family Picnic. Families of band members are welcome for a picnic. No charge. Daniel Music Building
11 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Family Tailgate BBQ. All Furman families are invited to enjoy a delicious Bar-B-Que tailgate including pulled pork, chopped chicken, sweet vinegar slaw, smoked baked beans, loaded potato salad, sweet potato crunch, and banana pudding! Tailgate on the Furman Mall (rain location: Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center). Advance tickets are $20, free for children 5 and under. There are a limited number of tickets available on site for $25. Please note: Furman students need a tailgate ticket as well. Furman Mall
12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Engaged Living Block Party. Engaged Living will be holding its 9th annual block party for Engaged Living students and their families in the Judson Lake Level Lounge. Clark Murphy Complex, Lounge
1 p.m. Football Pre-game Show. Join Dan Scott, The Voice of the Paladins, with special guests, Sir Paladin, and the Furman Cheerleaders. Adjacent to the Paladin Club Tailgate Zone

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On your computer or tablet HERE.
1 p.m. Champions Walk to Paladin Stadium. Line up and cheer as the Paladins exit the locker room in the Pearce Horton Football Complex and head out to Paladin Stadium for pre-game warm-ups. Led by Head Coach Clay Hendrix, the 2021 Furman Football Team will head through the Champions Walk Arch honoring Paladin Champions- Past, Present, and Future down to the field. They’ll be ready to take on Mercer and bring home another Southern Conference Championship. From Pearce Horton Football Complex to Paladin Stadium From Pearce Horton Football Complex to Paladin Stadium
2 p.m. Football Game. Furman vs. Mercer. All tickets sold will be available on the home side of the stadium. Overflow seats will be on the visitors’ side. Please note: Furman students have free admission for the student section. If you would like to guarantee a seat for your student with your family, they will need a ticket as well. Purchase tickets online. Paladin Stadium
5 p.m. Roman Catholic Mass. Daniel Chapel
7 p.m. Men's Soccer Game. Furman vs. Belmont Tickets are $5 per person via online ticket sales, and General Admission tickets will be available at the door. Please note: Furman students have free admission for the student section. Purchase tickets online. Stone Stadium
8 p.m. Annual Student Talent Showcase. The talent showcase has long been a highlight of Family Weekend. Bring the whole family to see Furman students exhibit their talents and compete for hundreds of dollars in prizes. Tickets are $10 per person via online ticket sales, and General Admission tickets will be available at the door. Hosted by the brothers of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. McAlister Auditorium
TBA Women's Golf. Lady Paladin Invitational. More information here. Golf Course

Sunday, September 26th

Time Event Location
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Farewell Brunch. All Furman families are invited to enjoy a delicious southern brunch at Monkey Wrench! What a great way to end a wonderful weekend! Advance tickets $40. Limited number of tickets available. None available at the event. Please note: Furman students need a ticket as well. Monkey Wrench 21 S. Main Street Travelers Rest, SC 29690
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Barnes & Noble at Furman Open. Trone Student Center
TBA Women's Golf. Lady Paladin Invitational. More information here. Golf Course