Tour Tuesdays at the CMU Museum

Tuesdays in July
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Rowe Hall 124

The CMU Museum of Cultural and Natural History is offering free public programs on Tuesdays in July! Each event takes place from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on the campus of Central Michigan University.

July 24 - Lost to the Lakes
Hear the stories of the boats that sank by war, storms, and other tragedies in Michigan maritime history. Learn how boats stay afloat and what to have with you in a life boat in case an accident occurs on the water. RSVPs are not required for this event. Meet at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History in Rowe Hall 124, the corner of Bellows and E. Campus Drive. Parking is available in Lot 14, south of the building.

July 30 - Civilian Muster
Almost everyone knows what happened from the perspective of the military during the Civil War, but civilian life is often overlooked. Participants will try on Civil War era clothing, explore both military and civilian objects, and learn what most people did for entertainment. RSVPs are not required for this event. Meet at the Museum of Cultural and Natural History in Rowe Hall 124, the corner of Bellows and E. Campus Drive. Parking is available in Lot 14, south of the building.


Great Lakes Adventure
Museum of Cultural and Natural History
On display in the hands-on gallery
Rowe Hall 124 (view map)​

The Museum of Cultural and Natural History exhibit "Great Lakes Adventure" in the hands-on gallery offers fun, hands-on activities for children. Admission is free and open to the public. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm and Saturday from 1:00pm-5:00pm. The Museum is closed on Sundays, university holidays, and breaks. For more information, contact the museum at 989-774-3829 or cmuseum@cmich.edu


Fall 2018

Fall College Meeting

Thursday, August 23
1:00 p.m.
Anspach 161

All faculty and staff of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences are invited to attend our annual college meeting. Please also join us for a reception following the meeting. For more information, contact Suzanne Sova at 989-774-1574 or sova1s@cmich.edu.


New Student Convocation Ceremony

Saturday, August 25, 2018
3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
McGuirk Arena, John G. Kulhavi Events Center

Central Michigan University will hold a New Student Convocation Ceremony to officially welcome new students to their academic career and celebrate their entry into higher education. The ceremony includes an academic processional and recessional, as well as speakers including the president, the provost, a recent alumnus, and a faculty member.

'Leaves of Grass' Marathon Reading

Friday, September 21
Begins at sunrise, 7:25 a.m.
Fabiano Botanical Gardens


Meijer Visiting Writers Series - Poetry Reading

Thursday, November 1
Park Library, Baber Room

Additional information will be posted this fall. Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program's Meijer Visiting Writers Series.