Tentative Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 25th
  • Free entrance into the Student Activity Center
    • Enjoy basketball, swimming, Jacuzzi, billiards, racquetball, and indoor track.
  • New Student, Parent & Supporters Success Panel:
    • Meet representatives from Residence Life, Career Development, Academic Advising, Student Activities & Involvement, the Leadership Institute and Scholarships and Financial Aid who will give tips on how to be a successful CMU student.
  • Coffee with President Robert Davies—Listen to the President’s future vision for CMU, and ask him your questions.
  • Visit the Discovery Museum Mid-Michigan’s children’s museum where your young ones will have creative, hands-on activities as they explore the environment. Rates are discounted for Family & Friends Weekend.
  • Explore the Ziibiwing Center—Pay tribute to Native American displays and artifacts of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe. Discounted rates apply.
  • Shop in Downtown Mt. Pleasant—Most merchants will offer discounted rates to parents and family members.
  • Attend the Central Michigan University football game against Florida International University.
  • Have fun rock climbing or zip lining.

  • Hike Mt. Pleasant’s beautiful trails at Deerfield Park.
  • Have dinner with your student in one of our residential restaurants—students can use one of their 5 guest meal passes for you and your family.
  • Movie Night—See a feature film, movie to be announced. 

Sunday, September 26th
  • Exercise in the Student Activity Center.
  • Experience the fun of Zumba or Yoga.
  • Listen to a presentation on The Benefits of Greek Life.
  • Participate in a volunteer activity with our Volunteer Center.
  • Have brunch is one of our residential restaurants.
  • Attend a performance by the School of Music—Performers to be announced.
  • Go rock climbing or zip lining.
  • Open skate in Mt. Pleasant’s Ice Arena.
  • Shop the Downtown Center.
  • Visit the great outdoors by hiking in Deerfield Park.