F&M Welcomes Students Back for Fall Semester
After 18 months of hybrid learning, the Franklin & Marshall College community welcomed 2,254 students back to campus with a week of celebratory events and orientation programming.
With in-person classes resuming this week, a temporary campus mask mandate is in effect in all indoor public spaces. This mandate applies to all, regardless of vaccination status, and will be in effect at least through the first two weeks of classes (until Friday, Sept. 10).
All students arriving on campus have submitted proof of vaccination or have been approved for an exemption; entry testing was required for the latter group.
Currently, 93% of students and 95% of faculty and professional staff have protected their own health and contributed to the health of the entire campus community by getting vaccinated — and the number continues to grow every day. College administrators are paying close attention to the coronavirus's Delta variant, working under the best guidance from medical experts and government health agencies.
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September 13, 2023
First "Campus Hour" Features Panel on Banned Books
Franklin & Marshall College faculty and staff will be joined by local librarians and school board candidates at the upcoming Campus Hour discussion, “Who’s Afraid of Banned Books? The Rise of Book Censorship in the U.S.” The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in Bonchek Lecture Hall.
June 2, 2023
F&M Community Gathers for Samuel N. and Dena M. Lombardo Welcome Center Construction Celebration
On May 25, approximately 100 members of the F&M community and friends of the College gathered along Harrisburg Avenue's College Square building, under a beautiful Diplomat-blue sky, to celebrate...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education that emphasizes close relationships with faculty. Students flourish in a supportive community that treats them as an individual, and their successes continue long after F&M. The College is a national leader in launching students and alumni to opportunities where they make a difference in the community and the world.
April 17, 2023
Admitted Student Weekend Welcomes Class of 2027
Blue skies and smiles greeted 450 students at Franklin and Marshall College's annual Admitted Student Weekend, held April 14-15. The two-day event gave prospective members of the Class of 2027 â...Franklin and Marshall College's annual Admitted Student Weekend gives prospective members of the Class of 2027 a glimpse of academics and campus life.