Saturday, September 23, 2017

Specifically designed to showcase Central Michigan University to high school students and their families in an open house format, CMU & You Day is the premier opportunity to discover everything CMU has to offer – all while experiencing the excitement of a Division I campus during a home football Saturday. 

Registration opens in August


  • Interact with faculty and staff from each of our six colleges that house 200+ academic programs
  • Explore high-tech academic and research facilities
  • Learn about the admissions process and scholarship opportunities
  • Submit your application to receive priority consideration for admission and merit scholarships
  • Take a guided bus tour of campus, or explore on your own with a self-guided tour
  • Check out one of our 22 residence halls
  • Enjoy a complimentary buffet-style lunch in a residential restaurant
  • Visit the student services fair to speak with representatives from many support and activity areas. 

What to do at CMU & You Day

CMU & You Day is set up as a true open house.  Explore as many of these offerings as you wish at your own pace. Times will be determined once the football game time is established.


Admissions presentations 
Each presentation covers the admissions process, scholarship information, academics and student life.​​

Academic college fairs 
Visit with faculty members from more than 200 majors, minors, and real-world educational experiences at each of CMU's six undergraduate academic colleges:
College of Business Administration
College of Communication and Fine Arts
College of Education & Human Services
Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions
College of Humanities & Social & Behavioral Sciences
​College of Science & Engineering

Campus tours 
Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 45 minutes. Stops include the Student Activity Center, Park Library, and a residence hall room.​ Or, explore campus at your own pace with a self-guided walking tour. A map will be provided at check-in.

Eat like a student for the day! Enjoy a complimentary buffet-style lunch in one of two residential restaurants.

Student services fair 
Visit with staff from dozens of student support service areas. Offices represented include Scholarships & Financial Aid, Residence Life, Career Services, Honors Program, Study Abroad, Multicultural Academic Student Services, and many more. 

Football game

As a participant in CMU & You Day, you will receive three complimentary tickets to the Chippewas' football game. There is nothing like the electricity on campus and the atmosphere inside Kelly/Shorts Stadium on a football Saturday!​​