2021 Fall Reopening Update

Franklin & Marshall announced on March 9, 2021, its intention to reopen campus for fully residential fall 2021 semester, with all class years back on campus, a return to the two-semester academic schedule, and with in-person teaching as our primary delivery method. More information about orientation and move-in will be available soon.

More information coming soon. Please check back often, and thanks for your patience while we finalize these important plans!


A timeline of detailed information will be made available as soon as possible. 

  • A band of upperclass students helps first-year students unpack their belongings on move-in day, Friday, Aug. 26.
  • Elizabeth Sullivan '12, a member of Bonchek College House, lends a hand during move-in day.
  • Returning Franklin & Marshall students greet an incoming first-year student on move-in day.
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  • Photo of students on move-in day helping freshman move into their college houses.

	Members of Bonchek College House greet families arriving on campus for Move-In Day, Aug. 28. A longstanding tradition at F&M, current students help all first-years move into their Houses. (Photo by Eric Forberger)

	Upperclass members of Franklin & Marshall's Bonchek College House cheer as first-year students and their families arrive on campus on Move-In Day. (Photo by Melissa Hess)