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. 


  • 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. 

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

Admissions presentations (9-11 a.m.) 
Presentations begin at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Each presentation covers the admissions process, scholarship information, academics and student life.​​

Academic college fairs (9:30 a.m.– 1 p.m.) 
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  (9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)
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.

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 (Noon–2:30 p.m.)
Walk through the John G. Kulhavi 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!​​