CMU's parent support services staff
Parents and family

Welcome to Central Michigan University! This is an exciting time as you help your child explore opportunities to continue his/her education. But we know it can be an overwhelming time as well.

Don’t worry – we have been there and we want to help you choose the college that is the right fit for you and your family.

On these pages you will find everything you need to for a seamless admission process and discover why CMU is committed to your future success – from a parent support services office and admissions counselors who can answer all your questions, to helping you pay for college.

One of the top five safest universities in Michigan according to, Central Michigan University has what you’re looking for in a higher learning institution.

But don’t take our word for it…hear it first-hand from our students and discover for yourself why more than 19,000 people a year apply to CMU.

Let us know how we can help!