Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to Francis Marion University and are on the way to joining the Patriot family!

So, what’s the next step?

Simple. It’s time to confirm your enrollment. Whether you’re a freshman, or transfer student, there are a couple steps to take to let us know you’ll be part of our next class. The information the checklist below will guide you through the process. Be sure to choose the appropriate checklist.

Fall Semester

  • This $126 fee reserves your place and confirms that you intend to enroll in the fall semester.
  • You may either send it by mail, or pay here.
  • Complete the form in your acceptance packet regarding citizenship and return it by mail.
  • Fee is refundable until May 1.
  • Complete the online Housing Application.
  • Pay the $173 housing deposit by mail or pay here.
  • Priority housing deadline: April 1.
  • If you have completed an AP or IB test for the equivalent of a college English or have completed a college level English course, you do not have to take our English Placement test. Please make sure the test scores are sent to the Office of Counseling and Testing to obtain credit. (Please see pages 50-51 of the catalog for more information about AP and IB credit.)
  • If none of the above applies to you, you will be sent more information about if you should take the English Placement test, which can be done while you are at Orientation.
  • Your first taste of what it is like to be a student at FMU! It’s an exciting time to meet other new and continuing students and learn how to get around campus.
  • Register for your classes for the fall semester.
  • Prepare you to be a successful college student.

Learn more about orientation here!

Return your immunization form to the Office of Student Health Services prior to your Orientation.

  • Freshmen:  Your final high school transcript showing your graduation from high school must be sent to the Office of Admissions by your guidance office prior to your first day of classes. (If you have taken dual-enrollment courses, the official college transcript should be sent to Admissions as well.)
  • Transfers:  Your final college transcript showing successful completion of your current semester courses must be sent prior to your first day of classes.

Spring Semester

  • This $126 fee reserves your place and confirms that you intend to enroll in the fall semester.
  • You may either send it by mail, or pay here.
  • Complete the form in your acceptance packet regarding citizenship and return it by mail.
  • Fee is refundable until May 1.
  • Complete the online Housing Application.
  • Pay the $173 housing deposit by mail or pay here.
  • Priority housing deadline: December 1.
  • If you have completed an AP or IB test for the equivalent of a college English or have completed a college level English course, you do not have to take our English Placement test. Please make sure the test scores are sent to the Office of Counseling and Testing to obtain credit. (Please see pages 50-51 of the catalog for more information about AP and IB credit.)
  • If none of the above applies to you, you will be sent more information about if you should take the English Placement test, which can be done while you are at Orientation.
  • Your first taste of what it is like to be a student at FMU! It’s an exciting time to meet other new and continuing students and learn how to get around campus.
  • Register for your classes for the fall semester.
  • Prepare you to be a successful college student.

Learn more about orientation here!

Return your immunization form to the Office of Student Health Services prior to your Orientation.

  • Freshmen:  Your final high school transcript showing your graduation from high school must be sent to the Office of Admissions by your guidance office prior to your first day of classes. (If you have taken dual-enrollment courses, the official college transcript should be sent to Admissions as well.)
  • Transfers:  Your final college transcript showing successful completion of your current semester courses must be sent prior to your first day of classes.

SEE YOU SOON! ~ The FMU Admissions Staff