What is Orientation?
Orientation provides you the wonderful opportunity to familiarize yourself with college life at Francis Marion University. It also helps you to begin building a bright academic future. We strongly believe in orientation and require it for all incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Below is a list of what we have planned:
Meet faculty, staff, and administrators
Meet with an academic adviser to create a fall class schedule
Register for classes
Learn about campus services, programs, and resources
Meet other new students
Learn about campus life
Get your FMU student ID card
When to Attend
Orientation dates are listed below. Please be aware that orientation is a requirement of all new and transfer students. If you are a transfer student, non-traditional student over the age of 21, or are a military veteran then you should sign up for one of the transfer orientations. All others should sign-up for one of the freshman orientations.
Please register and pay your matriculation fee if you plan to attend the January Orientation.
Your $107 Matriculation Deposit covers the cost of your orientation.Your Matriculation Deposit is payable through the Admissions Office and confirms your enrollment at FMU. For each guest, there is a $25 fee.(LIMIT 2)
Francis Marion University
P.O. Box 100547
Florence, SC 29501
1-800-368-7551 / 843-661-1288