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Florida Poly opens 1st building, offers hard hat tours

Lakeland, Florida-- Prospective Florida Polytechnic University students and their families have an opportunity to preview the campus under construction, and learn more about the school as a part of Florida Poly's Purple Hard Hat Tours. 

School officials said Tuesday they will open their first building, the Admissions Center, on Wednesday at 10 a.m., and will then continue campus tours for all interested in seeing the school as it progresses.

Students can already preregister for tours by clicking here.

Florida Polytechnic University is the newest member of the State University System of Florida and is dedicated to applied research and learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Florida Poly's inaugural class of freshmen, transfer and graduate students begins fall 2014.

**Because Florida Poly's campus is still an active construction site, anyone planning to take the "Purple Hard Hat Tour" must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Hard hats and glasses will be provided, and tour participants will be required to sign a waiver.**

Click here for a video of what school officials say the future campus will look like.

To find out more about Florida Polytechnic, visit the University's Web site www.floridapolytechnic.org or call 863-583-9050.

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