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HDFS in Action Event

HDFS in Action gives you the opportunity to explore the programs featured in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Central Michigan University. During this visit, you will have the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the Child Development and Learning Laboratory while also interacting with faculty, staff and current students.


On this visit, you will:
  • Explore the programs offered within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies,
  • Tour campus as well as the buildings specific to the College of Education and Human Services, 
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at the on-campus Child Development and Learning Laboratory, 
  • And get your questions answered by faculty and current students.




Parking Permits 

Parking permits are required in all campus parking lots Monday through Friday between 2 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lot 10 is reserved for all guests of the Admissions office.

You can submit a Guest Permit Request Form at least 24 hours in advance, or stop by Parking Services​ to pick up a guest permit when you arrive on campus. You’ll need your photo ID and vehicle registration.​ 


Flint/Saginaw/Detroit North Suburbs (Warren, Troy, Oakland & Macomb Counties)
Take I-75 north to the Midland US 10 exit. Follow the exit into Midland and watch signs for US 10/20. Take M-20 west into Mt. Pleasant. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M-20 becomes Pickard Street. Continue on M-20/Pickard until you reach Mission Street, the sixth stoplight. Turn left. Go to the fifth traffic light at Preston Street, turn right. The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is just passed the third stop sign (Washington Street) on your left. Drive to opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east. 

Ann Arbor/Detroit Southern Suburbs (Livonia, Dearborn, Trenton, Wayne County)
Take Interstate 96 west to Lansing, then US 127 north following the directional signs to Clare. Proceed north on US 127 to the first Mt. Pleasant exit (#139). You will exit onto Mission Street. At the third stoplight (Preston Street) turn left. The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is just passed the third stop sign (Washington Street) on your left. Drive to opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east.

Lansing/Battle Creek
Take Interstate 94 east to 69/27 toward Lansing. From Lansing, take US 127 north following signs to Clare. Proceed north on US 127 to the first Mt. Pleasant exit (#139). You will exit onto Mission Street. At the third stoplight (Preston Street) turn left. The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is just passed the third stop sign (Washington Street) on your left. Drive to the opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east. 

Chicago area
Take Interstate 94 east toward Detroit. Merge onto Interstate 196 north/US 31 north toward Holland/Grand Rapids (exit #34). Proceed north on Interstate 196 north. Merge onto US 131 north toward Cadillac (exit #77A). Take the M46 east exit (#120) toward Lakeview or Saginaw. At Six Lakes (blinker light), turn left or north on highway 66. Continue to Remus, and at the traffic light turn right or east on M20. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M20 becomes High Street. At the fourth traffic light (Washington Street), turn right. At the third stop sign (Preston Street), turn right. The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is off Preston Street just before the rail road tracks. Drive to the opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east.

Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo
Take Interstate 131 to Grand Rapids/Cadillac. Take highway M46 east toward Lakeview or Saginaw. At Six Lakes (blinker light), turn left or north on highway 66. Continue to Remus, and at the traffic light turn right or east on M20. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M-20 becomes High Street. At the fourth traffic light (Washington Street), turn right. At the third stop sign (Preston Street), turn right. The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is off Preston Street just before the rail road tracks. Drive to the opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east.

Big Rapids
Take highway M-20 east to Mt. Pleasant. At the fourth traffic light (Washington Street), turn right. At the third stop sign (Preston Street), turn right. The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is off Preston Street just before the rail road tracks. Drive to the opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east.

Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula
Take I-75 to US 127 south to the first Mt. Pleasant exit (#144), which is also Business 127. Business 127 becomes Mission Street. Turn right at the sixth traffic light (Preston Street). The entrance to Parking Lot 22 is just passed the third stop sign (Washington Street) on your left. Drive to the opposite end of the entrance (south side of the parking lot) and the EHS Building is across Washington Street to the east.​







Attend HDFS in Action!
Spring 2021. 
Check back for event date and registration. If you would like to be added to event information email notifications, contact Katie Bischel.
College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | ehs@cmich.edu | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079