Mark Your Calendars
Don't forget to plan for these important dates and transition programs if you are starting in the fall semester.

August 20-22: IMPACT (Learn more about IMPACT and register for the program)
  • Start early on the path to success by participating in IMPACT – an interactive two-day program focused on mentorship and making strong campus connections. IMPACT is designed for new students of color and highly encouraged for Multicultural Advancement Scholars and Lloyd M. Cofer scholars. 

August 22-26: Leadership Safari (Learn more about Safari and register for the program)
  • Leadership Safari is the flagship co-curricular program of the Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute and a beloved CMU tradition. More than 2,000 new CMU students attend Leadership Safari each year. Safari provides an opportunity for both freshman and transfer students to learn how to be academically successful at CMU. Safari participants join us on campus early, allowing them to become acclimated to the college environment. Leadership Safari is your fast track to success at CMU!. 

August 27: On-Campus Housing Move-in (Connect with Residence Life for more information)
  • For students not participating in IMPACT or Leadership Safari. 


August 28-29: Campus Life 101

August 29Mainstage

August 31: Fall Classes Begin
  • Remember that the drop/add deadline is 11:59 p.m. on September 4!