by Ward Mullens, Published March 24, 2010
YPSILANTI - Eastern Michigan University will host prospective high school and transfer students on campus during “Explore Eastern,” Saturday, March 27.
“We have a very good chance of setting a record for the number of students who register,” said Kathy Orscheln, director of admissions for EMU. “Last year we had 464 students attend this event. This year we already have 615 reservations.”
The event is from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and begins at the EMU Student Center. To register, go to www.emich.edu.
Participants will be able to speak to faculty and representatives from each of EMU’s five colleges – arts and sciences, business, education, health and human services, and technology. Representatives from career services, financial aid, housing and dining also will be on hand.
Families are welcome and tours of the campus will leave every 15 minutes from the Student Center.
All students attending Explore Eastern will be able to apply for admission, free of charge, and will be eligible for a drawing to win 12 free credit hours of in-state equivalent tuition for Fall 2010.
One transfer student who enrolls at EMU will receive 6 FREE credit hours of in-state equivalent tuition for Fall 2010.
High school students, who bring their official high school transcript in a sealed envelope, along with official ACT or SAT scores, can receive a priority admissions decision.