New Student Transportation Information

​​Getting to Mount Pleasant

Once you have obtained your visa, you should begin preparations for your arrival to CMU. Mount Pleasant, Michigan does not have an airport located in the city. However, a small airport in Lansing, Michigan is located within an hours drive from campus. If you plan your arrival during our airport pick-up schedule, we are able to offer rides from the Lansing, Michigan airport.

  • Lansing Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan (LAN)

To request transportation from Capital Region International Airport (LAN), please email arrival@cmich.edu five days prior to departure and provide the following information:

  • Your full name
  • CMU student number (found on your admission letter)
  • Name of airline, flight number and flight arrival time (EST)

Please note that the university is closed on Saturday and Sunday. Although we will be able to arrange airport transportation for you, the Office of International Affairs will not be open until the following Monday morning. Plan to arrive during the following dates at LAN:

Summer 2017 Semester - May 9th & 10th

Fall 2017 Semester - August 18th, 19th & 20th

Pick up times will be 10 a.m.2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. each day. If you arrive after the final scheduled pick-up of the day, please make arrangements to stay in a local hotel for the night. Planning what to bring with you and packing a limited amount of luggage can be a challenge. Please check with your airline to determine baggage weight allowance, number of luggage items permitted and any associated fees.