Fox Day

Explore all the fun, fine weather, and festivities of Rollins' most beloved tradition.

Photos: Fox Day 2016

Re-live all the foxy fun and festivities from Fox Day 2016.

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What Is Fox Day?

Fox Day is an annual tradition established by Rollins’ 10th president, Hugh McKean, in 1956. Each spring, on a day deemed “too pretty to have class,” the president cancels all classes for the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Professional Studies, providing undergraduate students with a surprise day off.
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Learn more about the 60-year history of Fox Day, from the origins of the fox to the triumphant return of Fox Day in the late ’70s.
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