​Saturday, September 17, 2016

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 July.

  • 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

Check-in (9-11 a.m.)

Admissions presentation and academic college fairs (9:30 a.m.– 1 p.m.) 
The 30-minute admissions presentation will cover the admissions process, housing and dining, ​and scholarship opportunities.
Speak with faculty representatives about majors, minors, and real-world educational experiences from each of CMU's six 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  (9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
Go on a bus tour of campus guided by a current CMU student ambassador. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and depart every half hour. Or take in campus at your own pace with a self-guided walking tour. A map will be provided at check-in.

Lunch (11 a.m.–2 p.m.)
Eat like a student for the day! Enjoy a complimentary buffet-style lunch in one of two residential restaurants.

Student services fair (11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.)
Walk through the CMU Events Center to see displays and 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 (3 p.m.)
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!​​