CMU seal and family on a campus tour

High school students, transfer students, and family members will find a variety of opportunities to explore CMU throughout the year. All events are currently held virtually. Details for each event below will be added as events are updated throughout the year.


High school students, transfer students and families interact with professors, staff and current students in this series of virtual events hosted across three weeks in July.


Attend an online presentation, book an appointment, or explore the virtual tour. There are many resources available to you from the comfort of your home.

Ongoing events throughout the year

The following on-campus events are currently not being hosted. Please see the virtual opportunities above for similar programming while you make plans to visit campus in the future. 

Admissions Presentations & Tours
  • For prospective students and families
  • Hear an overview of the admissions process, scholarships and campus life
  • Take a guided campus tour
Discovery Days
  • ​For prospective students and families interested in learning about an academic area
  • Choose from events hosted by each of the six undergraduate academic colleges
  • Hear from faculty, staff and current students
  • Tour academic facilities
Transfer Student
Visit Days
  • For prospective transfer students
  • Learn about the application process, scholarships, campus life and transferring credits
  • Take a guided campus tour
  • Connect with an academic advisor

Annual events

Registration and additional details will be added closer to each event.

CMU & You Day

The annual open house, hosted next on September 26, 2020, introduces prospective students and their families to academics and campus life. Enjoy admissions presentations, campus tours, academic exploration opportunities and a football game.

​Centralis Scholarship Competition
High school seniors with a minimum 1260 SAT score and 3.7 GPA are eligible to compete in this on-campus essay competition for a chance to earn a Centralis Honors Scholarship (valued up to a full-ride) and a seat in the Honors Program. This year's competition will be held in January 2021.