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Central Michigan University Events: May 1-7

Upcoming events at Central Michigan University

Contact: CMU News

Central Michigan University hosts more than 500 events each year, many of which are free and open to the public. Highlighted events from Thursday, May 1, to Wednesday, May 7, include:



The Sextival, a sexual health festival hosted by Voices of Planned Parenthood, will teach college students about reproductive health. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in Finch Fieldhouse. Twenty registered student organizations will be present to provide games and activities.


Speaker: Dr. Lindsey Doe

Clinical sexologist Dr. Lindsey Doe will speak about communication in relationships and discovering sexuality from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Park Library Auditorium.


42nd annual Foreign Language Day

The 42nd Annual Foreign Language Day will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 2, at Central Michigan University. More than 1,100 high school students will participate in foreign language activities throughout the day.


“The Price of Union: A Young Michigan in the Civil War”

The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences will present “The Price of Union: A Young Michigan in the Civil War” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 3, at the Bohannon Schoolhouse. The faculty-led student exhibit tells the story of America’s greatest domestic war through the museum studies program. Admission is free and open to the public. 


Free Comic Book Day

CMU English faculty member Joseph Michael Sommers will give a presentation as part of a Free Comic Book Day from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Veteran’s Memorial Library. The presentation about Marvel Comics will include Spiderman, X-Men and Captain America. The event is free and open to the public.


Athletic events

See a list of upcoming CMU athletic events here.

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