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Taylor University Welcomes Record Class

  • Published: Aug 28, 2015 10:00AM

Taylor University officials are set to welcome a record freshman class Today as Welcome Weekend begins and freshman move-in starts at 9:00 a.m.

Preliminary figures show 525 full-time freshmen and another 41 transfer students comprise the incoming class. The class of 525 incoming freshmen eclipses Taylor’s previous high number of 504 in 2012 and marks only the second time in school history the incoming freshman number has surpassed 500.

Campus move-in will continue with upperclassmen arrival on Saturday and Sunday. An all-campus dance Saturday at 8:00 p.m., and communion service in Odle Arena at 7:00 p.m., on Sunday will be the first corporate events held for the entire Taylor community.

The class schedule begins Monday at 5:00 p.m., with night classes.