If your student has been accepted to Furman, be sure to attend one of our Accepted Student Days. Our program includes a session especially designed for parents. You will be able to attend an informational session and tour our campus before rejoining your student at an academic open house. Your student will attend his/her own schedule of activities. Here is what you can expect:

Parent Schedule

9 a.m.
Registration
McAlister Auditorium
 

9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Session
McAlister Auditorium
   
9:45 a.m.
The Furman Investment
Trone Student Center, Watkins Room
Learn why Furman is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. We'll cover internships, study away, research opportunities, and other distinctive qualities that define our signature liberal arts education.
   
10:45 a.m. Your Role at Furman
Trone Student Center, Watkins Room
This session includes important information about housing, summer orientation, tuition payments, setting up student accounts, and ways to connect with parents of other Furman students.
   
11:30 a.m. Complimentary Lunch
Daniel Dining Hall
   
12:30 p.m.
Campus Tours
Depart from front porch of Daniel Dining Hall
   
1:30 p.m.
Explore Furman
Take a break and explore the bookstore, take a walk around the lake, tour the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, enjoy the current exhibit in the Thompson Gallery in the Roe Art Building, or visit with Financial Aid representatives in the Administration Building. Remember to make plans to meet your student at his/her chosen Academic Open House at 2:45 p.m.
   
2:45 p.m.
Academic Open Houses
Across campus
Academic departments host informal open houses for both parents and students.  This is the perfect time to ask questions about your intended major, a specific class, or anything else about college academics.
   
3:45 p.m.
Closing Session
McAlister Auditorium
Enjoy delectable sweet treats and entertainment by current Furman students as you visit with your admission counselor to wrap up the day. Don’t forget to smile for the camera in our photo booth and ask for your accepted student gift!
   
4:30 p.m. End of Program

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