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Final Date for Pre-registered Students to Pay Fees for Fall; Final Payment for Fall Housing Due
NPHC Advisor Training 3:00 pm
NPHC Advisor Training @ LNB 137
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NPHC Advisor Training @ LNB 137
The NPHC Advisor training is a training event for current on-campus and graduate advisors of the six active NPHC Fraternities and Sororities at FMU.  This training is designed to inform advisors about important upcoming events[...]
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Transfer Orientation 12:00 pm
Transfer Orientation
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm
Transfer Orientation
Transfer students will spend the day on campus learning all about the opportunities FMU has to offer.
DNP Poster Presentations 6:00 pm
DNP Poster Presentations @ CCHS Lobby
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
DNP Poster Presentations @ CCHS Lobby
Sponsored by the Nursing Department
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Fall 2019 RA Training
Fall 2019 RA Training @ Heyward Community Center
Aug 10 – Aug 16 all-day
Fall 2019 RA Training @ Heyward Community Center
Incoming residential assistants will be trained this week in preparation for the upcoming semester at the Heyward Community Center. Sponsored by Housing and Residence Life.
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Planetarium Public Show 3:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ Dooley Planetarium
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ Dooley Planetarium
The Dooley Planetarium presents the Evening Skies of August. This showing is Free to the Public. Doors Open at 2 p.m.
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First Year Seminar Faculty Workshop 9:00 am
First Year Seminar Faculty Workshop @ EDH Hendrick Dining Room
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
First Year Seminar Faculty Workshop @ EDH Hendrick Dining Room
Workshop for new faculty to train and prepare for the upcoming year.
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New Faculty Orientation & Luncheon 10:00 am
New Faculty Orientation & Luncheon @ Cauthen Educational Media Center, Lowrimore Auditorium & Palmetto Room
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
New Faculty Orientation & Luncheon @ Cauthen Educational Media Center, Lowrimore Auditorium & Palmetto Room
Incoming faculty will be briefed and prepared for the upcoming year at FMU. A luncheon will be served afterwards in the Palmetto Room.
NPHC Officer Training 10:00 am
NPHC Officer Training @ LNB 137
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
NPHC Officer Training @ LNB 137
The NPHC Officer Training is a training event for current on-campus and graduate officers of the six active NPHC Fraternities and Sororities at FMU. This training is designed to inform officers about important upcoming events[...]
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Housing Opens for New Students 8:00 am
Housing Opens for New Students
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Housing Opens for New Students
Incoming students move in to their dorms and apartments in preparation for the upcoming semester.
Patriot Lights 7:00 pm
Patriot Lights @ UC Gym
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Patriot Lights @ UC Gym
Bring your cell phone and get ready for an exciting interactive event to light your way for the year ahead!
UC Dance Party 8:00 pm
UC Dance Party @ UC
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
UC Dance Party @ UC
Dance the night away with the incoming class of 2019.
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Housing Opens for Continuing Students 10:00 am
Housing Opens for Continuing Students
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Housing Opens for Continuing Students
Continuing students move in to their dorms and apartments in preparation for the upcoming semester.
Hangout at the Grille 12:00 pm
Hangout at the Grille @ The Grille
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hangout at the Grille @ The Grille
Come listen to the musical talent of student bands and get to know new classmates!
Patriot Game Show 1:30 pm
Patriot Game Show @ Chapman Auditorium
Aug 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Patriot Game Show @ Chapman Auditorium
Win prizes at this new-student game show fest! Show off your knowledge about FMU and learn a little about campus life along the way! This is an essential event for getting ready for the first[...]
Patriot Pool Party 4:00 pm
Patriot Pool Party @ Outdoor Pool
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Patriot Pool Party @ Outdoor Pool
Come hang out at the pool with your fellow Patriots and get to know your new classmates.
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Faculty Breakfast and Welcome 8:30 am
Faculty Breakfast and Welcome @ EDH Main Dining Room
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Faculty Breakfast and Welcome @ EDH Main Dining Room
To update and welcome back FMU faculty.
Walk your Schedule 8:30 am
Walk your Schedule @ Tents outside FH, LSF, UC
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Walk your Schedule @ Tents outside FH, LSF, UC
Learn your schedule for the upcoming semester. Events at  8:30am and 1:30pm.
Open Registration 9:30 am
Open Registration @ Smith University Center
Aug 19 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Open Registration @ Smith University Center
Open registration for new and continuing students.
Honors Orientation 10:30 am
Honors Orientation @ CEMC Lowrimore Auditorium
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Honors Orientation @ CEMC Lowrimore Auditorium
Incoming honors students will get to know their classmates and learn about the opportunities available through the honors program. Sponsored by the Honors Program
Scavenger Hunt 12:00 pm
Scavenger Hunt @ Tent by Foundation
Aug 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Scavenger Hunt @ Tent by Foundation
Students will gather into teams to receive a list of campus services. Each location will be assigned a point total. Teams will have 45 minutes to locate each area and gather points. The winners will[...]
International Student Orientation 1:00 pm
International Student Orientation @ UC 218
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
International Student Orientation @ UC 218
Orientation for international students to learn about FMU and opportunities in the upcoming year.
SGA Training 2:00 pm
SGA Training @ UC 219
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
SGA Training @ UC 219
Training for members of this year’s Student Government Association
Fall Classes Begin 4:30 pm
Fall Classes Begin
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm
Fall Classes Begin
Fall classes begin today at 4:30pm.
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Drop/Add and Late Registration
Drop/Add and Late Registration
Aug 20 – Aug 23 all-day
Drop/Add and Late Registration
 
Ask Me 8:15 am
Ask Me
Aug 20 @ 8:15 am – 2:00 pm
Ask Me
Have a question about campus? Need some directions? Look for students in “Ask Me” t-shirts to get some help! You can find them at tents located near The Fountain, Leatherman Science Building, and Rogers Library.
Josh McVicar’s Magic & Hypnosis Show 7:00 pm
Josh McVicar’s Magic & Hypnosis Show @ UC Gym/Commons
Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Josh McVicar's Magic & Hypnosis Show @ UC Gym/Commons
Josh McVicar has been astounding with providing comedy, magic and hypnosis professionally for more than 15 years.  He’s performed at hundreds of colleges, corporations, parties and special events with his unique brand of entertainment that[...]
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Ask Me 8:15 am
Ask Me
Aug 21 @ 8:15 am – 2:00 pm
Ask Me
Have a question about campus? Need some directions? Look for students in “Ask Me” t-shirts to get some help! You can find them at tents located near The Fountain, Leatherman Science Building, and Rogers Library.
Intra-Faith Student Cookout 4:00 pm
Intra-Faith Student Cookout @ UC Lawn
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Intra-Faith Student Cookout @ UC Lawn
The Intra-Faith Cookout is a campus-wide barbeque for all students that will take place on the UC Lawn from 4:00pm to 6:30pm. The event is hosted by all 6 faith-based student organizations on campus (Alive[...]
NPC All Chapter Fall Meeting 5:00 pm
NPC All Chapter Fall Meeting @ CEMC Auditorium
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NPC All Chapter Fall Meeting @ CEMC Auditorium
National Panhellenic Council meeting for all chapters.
Men’s Soccer Game 7:00 pm
Men’s Soccer Game @ Hartzler Field
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Men's Soccer Game @ Hartzler Field
Come join in the fun or watch your friends play soccer at Hartzler Field and enjoy some frozen treats!
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Pre-Vet Club Presents – The Secret Life of Pets 6:00 pm
Pre-Vet Club Presents – The Secret Life of Pets @ CEMC Lowrimore Auditorium
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Pre-Vet Club Presents - The Secret Life of Pets @ CEMC Lowrimore Auditorium
The Pre-Vet Club hosts a viewing of the movie, “The Secret Life of Pets,” in the Lowrimore Auditorium.
NCAA Student Athlete Meeting 7:00 pm
NCAA Student Athlete Meeting @ UC Gym
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
NCAA Student Athlete Meeting @ UC Gym
Meeting for athletes in the NCAA.
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First Friday Festival 7:00 pm
First Friday Festival @ Griffin Athletic Complex
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
First Friday Festival @ Griffin Athletic Complex
First Friday at Francis Marion is an all FMU party to welcome students back to campus. This is a college-age and up event with live bands and DJs, Food Trucks, adult-sized inflatables and water slides,[...]
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Planetarium Public Show 3:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ CEMC Planetarium
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Planetarium Public Show @ CEMC Planetarium
Tales of the Maya Skies – Free to the Public – Doors Open at 2pm
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Student Media Association Interest Meeting 2:30 pm
Student Media Association Interest Meeting @ ACC 116
Aug 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Student Media Association Interest Meeting @ ACC 116
Sponsored by Mass Communication Department
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Student Organization Training 5:00 pm
Student Organization Training @ LNB Auditorium, 137, 145
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Student Organization Training @ LNB Auditorium, 137, 145
Training event for members of student organizations.
New Athletes Champ Life Skills 7:00 pm
New Athletes Champ Life Skills @ Cauthen Educational Media Center, Lowrimore Auditorium
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
New Athletes Champ Life Skills @ Cauthen Educational Media Center, Lowrimore Auditorium
Orientation and advice for athletes.
Steve Earle & The Dukes 7:30 pm
Steve Earle & The Dukes @ Performing Arts Center
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm
Steve Earle & The Dukes @ Performing Arts Center
Steve Earle is one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation.  A protege of legendary songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, he quickly became a master storyteller in his own right, with his[...]
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CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU 3:45 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Aug 28 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
CASA Workshop Series: Success @ FMU @ FH 216B
Tips for Studying Math; How to be Successful Preparing for a Math Test
Panhellenic Council Meet & Greet 4:30 pm
Panhellenic Council Meet & Greet @ Heyward Community Center
Aug 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Panhellenic Council Meet & Greet @ Heyward Community Center
Come meet members of the Panhellenic Council and learn about the leadership of local chapters.
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting 5:00 pm
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting @ Pee Dee Education Center Conference Room
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teaching Children of Poverty Scholars (TCOPS) Meeting @ Pee Dee Education Center Conference Room
Sponsored by the Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty
Grille After Dark – Paint Night 6:00 pm
Grille After Dark – Paint Night @ The Grille
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Grille After Dark - Paint Night @ The Grille
Come hang out at The Grille and paint with your friends and classmates!
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Student Activities Fair 1:00 pm
Student Activities Fair @ UC Commons
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Student Activities Fair @ UC Commons
Learn about activities and events at FMU for the upcoming year.
Buddy Night – Student Athlete Orientation 7:00 pm
Buddy Night – Student Athlete Orientation @ UC Gym
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Buddy Night - Student Athlete Orientation @ UC Gym
Meet your fellow athletes and learn about upcoming opportunities at FMU.
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