Fall 2016      Spring 2017      May Experience 2017   Summer 2017

2016 Fall Semester (70 Class Days)

 New resident students arrive after 9:00 a.m. August 19 (Fri.)
 Orientation for new students August 19-22 (Fri.-Mon.)
 Campus housing opens for returning students August 21 (Sun.)
      First Dining Hall Meal served - dinner August 21 (Sun.)
 Classes begin August 23 (Tues.)
Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
September 1 (Thurs.)
all course meetings overlapping with the Convocation scheduled from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. should be suspended.​ ​
Labor Day Holiday September 5 (Mon.)
 Family Weekend September 30-October 2 (Fri.-Sun.)
 Midterm October 11 (Tues.)
 Fall Break October 15-18 (Sat.-Tues.)
 Homecoming November 4-6 (Fri.-Sun.)
      Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch
November 22 (Tues.)
Thanksgiving Holidays
November 23-27 (Wed.-Sun.)
      First Dining Hall meal served - dinner
November 27 (Sun.)
 Classes end December 6 (Tues.)
 Study Days December 7,10 (Wed., Sat.)
 Examinations December 8, 9, 12, 13, 14 (Thurs.-Fri., Mon.-Wed.)
       Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch December 14 (Wed.)
 Campus housing closes at 10:00 a.m. December 15 (Thurs.)

2017 Spring Semester (68 Class Days)

Orientation for new students  January 6 (Fri.)
Campus housing opens at 2:00 p.m. January 7 (Sat.)
       First Dining Hall meal served - brunch January 8 (Sun.)
 Classes begin January 9 (Mon.)
 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 16 (Mon.)
 Midterm February 24 (Fri.)
       Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch March 3 (Fri.)
Spring Break
March 4-12 (Sat.-Sun.)
       First Dining Hall meal served - dinner March 12 (Sun.)
Furman Engaged!
April 4 (Tues.)
Easter Break April 14-17 (Fri.-Mon.)
Classes Resume April 18 (Tues.)
Classes End
April 25 (Tues.)
Study Days
April 26, 29 (Wed., Sat.)
Examinations April 27, 28, May 1, 2, 3 (Thurs.-Fri., Mon.-Wed.)
        Last Dining Hall meal served - lunch May 3 (Thurs.)
Campus housing closes for all non-graduating students at 5:00 p.m. May 4 (Thurs.)
Commencement May 6 (Sat.)
Campus housing closes for graduating students at 1:00 p.m. May 7 (Sun.)
TOTAL: 138 Class Days  

2017 May Experience (15 Class Days)

 Campus housing opens at 2:00pm
May 9 (Tues.)
      May X meal plan starts May 10 (Wed.)
 Classes begin May 10 (Wed.)
 Memorial Day Holiday May 29 (Mon.)
 Classes end May 31 (Wed.)
       May X meal plan ends May 31 (Wed.)
 Campus housing close at noon June 1 (Thurs.)

2017 Summer Session (Session 1 - 24 Days, Session II - 25 Days)

 Campus housing opens at 2:00pm
June 4 (Sun.)
Session I classes begin June 5 (Mon.)
 Independence Day Holiday
July 4 (Tues.)
 Session I classes end July 7 (Fri.)
 Session II classes begin
July 10 (Mon.)
 Session II classes end
August 11 (Fri.)
 Commencement August 12 (Sat.)
 Campus housing closes at noon
August 13 (Sun.)
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