317 Everett L. Marshall Building
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Career Services Center
311 King Hall
The Center offers active assistance to graduates and alumni in seeking employment after graduation and in professional advancement throughout their careers. Notices of career opportunities are provided in business, industry, government, health and human services and education from pre-school through the university level.
Such assistance includes: (1) credential reference services, (2) resume and letter of application assistance, (3) interview preparation and technique, (4) the Education Bulletin, listing current vacancies, employers' addresses and method of contact, (5) on-campus interview appointments with employer representatives, (6) employer career literature, directories, and job description materials, and (7) a computerized candidate referral service.
It is recommended that each graduate register at the Career Services Center and develop a credential file for future reference use.
203 King Hall
Access utilizes resources of both the campus and the community and its agencies to meet the needs of disabled students and to support them in meeting their educational goals. Michigan Vocational Rehabilitation and the Michigan Commission for the Blind are both used as supportive agencies in assisting some students.
Students may also request aid in finding note-takers, relocating classrooms, assistance with wheelchairs, special housing accommodations, and procedures for applying for interpreters. It is the intent of the office to respond to students' unique needs and students are urged to contact the office personally for information and/or assistance.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Resource Center
234/236 King Hall
The purpose of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center is to:
- Educate the University community about lesbians, gay males, bisexual and transgender people.
- Serve as a resource to lesbians, gay males, bisexual and transgender people by developing formal links with the community and providing a supportive environment to students.
- Work with the LGBTRC Advisory Board, SAAB, Faculty and Staff groups, Administrators and Students to recommend and implement policies, curricular initiatives, and services that must be developed to address the needs of lesbians, gay males, bisexual and transgender people, increase the safety for these individuals, and reduce prejudice throughout the University Community.
- Work with the LGBTRC Advisory Board, SAAB, Faculty and Staff groups, Administrators and Students to brainstorm and implement permanent and predictable staffing and funding practices. Staff patterns will be sufficient enough to keep the Administration abreast of legislation, federal and local, and regulations that affect students attending EMU.
Office of International Students
229 King Hall
The Office of International Students operates to assist the nearly 1,100 international students at Eastern Michigan University to achieve their educational and career goals. The OFSA provides 28 specialized services for students from 92 different countries. Included are pre-arrival contact, initial orientation, on-going advising on any matter that relates to their stay, the preparation of documents needed to verify enrollment and cost of studying at Eastern Michigan, as well as assistance in maintaining a favorable immigration status. The office regularly promotes cross-cultural programs and acts as a consultant on foreign student related questions.
235 King Hall
The Eastern Michigan University Women's Center encourages and supports the personal growth, academic enrichment, and professional development of all women on campus. The Center is committed to:
- Recognizing and celebrating the diverse representation of women at EMU
- Providing information and educational programming
- Offering advocacy and referral services
The Center will promote positive images of women as viable and necessary parts of a full, culturally rich and balanced society.
Housing and Dining Services
Dining Commons # 1
University Housing and Dining Services offers a variety of housing and dining services as an aid to the academic achievement of both married and single graduate students.
Student-families enjoy apartment-style living offered in the University's three-family housing communities. They are convenient, low-cost and offer an environment that shares an appreciation of the academic needs of the married students. One and two bedroom units are available.
Snow Health Center
Health Services provides students, staff, and faculty with professional, quality, and confidential on-campus health care. Students may call Health Services to make appointments for needed services. Students generally can be seen the same day or the day after they call. For urgent care it is possible to be evaluated on a walk-in basis. Students are encouraged to carry some form of health insurance while at EMU. A student health insurance plan is available through the university by calling the Health Services Insurance Office at 734.482.6451.
Snow Health Center 734.487.1126
Rackham Building 734.487.2348
The University Children's Institute offers a play-based, developmental child care program for children eighteen months through five years of age, as well as a kindergarten enrichment program. The program operates primarily as a service to students, faculty and staff, but also is open to community families. Hours are 7:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round. Hours are reduced during University breaks and holidays. Evening care is also available Monday through Thursday from 4:45 p.m to 9:45 p.m. The toddler programs and evening programs are housed on the lower level of the Rackham Building.
The kindergarten enrichment program will supplement regular public school kindergarten schedules. Children will attend the Children's Institute mornings or afternoons to complement their kindergarten programs. EMU will provide transportation to and from Ypsilanti's Perry Child Development Center for kindergartners who participate. Please call the University Children's Institute office at 487-1126 for complete program, registration and fee information.
Snow Health Center
Eastern Michigan University Counseling Services provides counseling to students who are experiencing stress, relationship problems, anxiety of other personal problems. Special workshops, programs and support groups are offered on a variety of topics. All services are confidential and free of charge.
The Holman Learning Center
604 Bruce T. Halle Library
The Learning Center at EMU offers several services to assist students to successfully fulfill their academic goals. These services include skill building workshops, individual tutoring, group reviews, study groups, and mentoring.
The Writing Center
613 P Pray-Harrold
The Writing Center offers services to students of all levels from all departments free of charge. In the Writing Center, students work individually with a composition instructor, who focuses on helping students improve their composition skills. The staff does not edit or proofread papers; instead the staff assists students in learning to do these things for themselves.