September 28, 2017

Explore Eastern Open House on Nov. 4 offers high school and transfer students the opportunity to experience campus life at Eastern Michigan University

YPSILANTI – High school and prospective transfer students can get a close up and personal look at Eastern Michigan University and how an EMU education can make a difference in your future, during the Explore Eastern Open House on Saturday, Nov. 4.

A twilight view shows Halle Library at top right and Bowen Field House at the center, beyond the ponds that grace the middle of campus. 

The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the EMU Student Center, 900 Oakwood Dr. in Ypsilanti. Family members and friends are also welcome.

All students attending Explore Eastern can apply for admission free of charge – a $35 savings.

Explore Eastern offers a variety of opportunities that provide a vivid look at what an Eastern education can offer:

  • EMU faculty will be available to talk with you about specific majors and academic programs.
  • Deans from each of the five colleges – Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health & Human Services, and Technology – will give a brief presentation about available programs.
  • EMU leaders from housing, dining, career services, leadership and involvement, financial aid, scholarships and other areas will be available to answer questions.
  • The admissions staff is available to speak with incoming freshmen and transfer students. A special session for transfer students will be held.
  • Campus tours, led by a current EMU student, will be offered at 9 a.m., 11:25 a.m. and 12:55 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to ask your tour guide questions and visit a classroom building, the Bruce T. Halle Library, the Olds-Robb Recreation and Intramural Building and a residence hall room.

Parking for Explore Eastern is free. It is recommended that you park in the Student Center lot off Oakwood Dr. The Student Center is located at 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, 48197.

Reserve your spot today for the next Explore Eastern Open House by Registering online. You can also feel the excitement on campus by seeing the TRUEMU video on this page.

About Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest university in Michigan. It currently serves 22,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.

Contact Geoff Larcom, glarcom@emich.edu, 734.487.4401

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