Visit Us!


Open House is a great opportunity to see our campus, meet our students, visit with faculty and staff, and learn more about programs and services at Francis Marion

2019-2020 Open House Dates:

October 19, 2019
November 23, 2019
February 8, 2020
March 7, 2020
April 4, 2020

Call us at 800-FMU-7551 or 843-661-1231.


Campus tours are available most weekdays throughout the year. If you can’t find a pre-scheduled time that suits you, give us a call (843-661-1231), and we’ll do our best to accommodate. We conduct tours for individual families and large groups, so feel free to bring a friend. Large group tours do require an appointment.

During your visit, you’ll have the chance to meet with an admissions counselor and current students. Professors may be available, too. It’s best to make that request when you make a reservation. That will help us find professors in the majors that most interest you.

Daily Tours:

Tours will depart from the Admissions Office in the Stokes Administration Building. We recommend that you arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.

During the summer months (May through early August), tours are only available at 9:30 am.

Group Tours: Are generally scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday mornings, but are handled by reservation only.

Special Note: Each prospective student wishing to tour FMU must complete the request separately.

Tours begin at the Stokes Administration Building in the Admissions office (Suite 113)

Tour Etiquette: Wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking. Tours depart promptly from the Admissions Office (Suite 113) in the Stokes Administration Building. We advise guests to arrive 10 minutes before tour time to check in. Parking is available in any campus lot.

Special Accommodations: Please let us know if members of your group need any special accommodations during the tour prior to your arrival. We’ll do our best to make sure access is available to everyone for the entire experience.

Summer 2019 Saturday Tours: Saturday, June 29 and Saturday, July 20

Summer Saturday tour attendees should arrive at the Lee Nursing Building at 10:30am. Register Below.

Register for a Summer Saturday Tour

Special note: for any special needs, please make your reservation at least 1 month in advance for us to accommodate you the best!


Admissions Counselors are available for one-on-one meetings with prospective students and their families Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Please complete the reservation form below, or call us at 1-843-661-1231; toll free at 1-800-368-7551. Online meeting reservations must be submitted at least 1 business day before your desired date to ensure availability of an Admissions Counselor. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Reserve a Meeting with an Admissions Counselor

The Admissions Office is located in the Stokes Administration Building (Suite 113)


Francis Marion University’s compact, walkable campus is set on 468 wooded acres in the heart of South Carolina’s Pee Dee Region. It’s an inviting, peaceful place that’s just right for some serious studies and … some serious recreation. Some have said it is South Carolina’s most beautiful college campus. We might have said that. We might be biased, but we think that’s pretty close to the truth. No need to take our word for it. Come visit and see for yourself. Tours and Open Houses (see below) are available on a regular basis. While you’re here to see what there is to see, ask some questions, talk to some students and maybe even chat with a professor or two. You’ll have a good time, we promise!