Fire Up Fridays


A detailed copy of the day's agenda will be provided by email approximately one week before the event, and again at check-in. Guests will be escorted to each activity.

8:30 a.m. – Check-in

9 a.m. – Welcome  (Warriner Hall, Plachta Auditorium)

Join us as members of our CMU Team welcome you to the Chippewa family and hear from current students outlining their on-campus experiences.

9:20 a.m. – Dismiss to breakout sessions

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. – Breakout sessions (20 min sessions – 5 min travel time)

Learn about the next steps students can take to start on the right foot this fall. Guests will participate in and be guided to all breakout sessions. Sessions include:

  • Academic Orientation preview for students and family members
  • Career Development Center
  • Residence Life
  • Student Activities & Involvement and Leadership Institute student panel
  • Student Services Fair

11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. – Campus tour

Following breakout sessions, guests are guided to lunch by a current student, who will offer insight on their individual CMU experience.

12–12:45 p.m. – Lunch (Towers & Woldt Hall)

Upon arrival at one of our state of the art residential restaurants, our chefs stand ready to serve up a variety of tasty meals, including all you care to eat fresh entrees, exhibition-style pasta, pizza, vegetarian options and more. 

1 - 2:30 p.m. – Academic college visits

Guests will be divided based on their intended major, and then escorted to the corresponding academic college, where a variety of informational sessions will be available.

2:45 - 3 p.m. – Fired Up Farewell (John G. Kulhavi Event Center and McGuirk Arena)

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