Eastern Michigan University to host Explore Eastern Open House, Nov. 23 for high school and transfer students

Campus tours, activities highlight the college experience

by Pamela Young, Published November 18, 2013

YPSILANTI - High school and prospective transfer students can now experience what an Eastern Michigan University education offers by attending the Explore Eastern Open House, Saturday, Nov.23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the EMU Student Center.

 The Explore Eastern program includes:

 EMU faculty available to discuss specific majors and academic programs.

  • Deans from the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Health & Human Services, and Technology will give brief presentations about the programs available in their colleges.
  • EMU staff from housing, dining, career services, leadership and involvement, financial aid, scholarships and others will be on hand to answer questions.
  • Admissions staff will be on site to speak with incoming freshmen and transfer students, and offer a special session for transfer students.
  • All students attending Explore Eastern can apply for admission FREE of charge – a $35 savings.

Eastern Michigan students on campus

Campus tours, led by current Eastern Michigan students, will be offered at 9 a.m., 11:25 a.m. and 12:55 p.m. Guides will answer questions, speak about the numerous activities on campus, and lead tours of a classroom building, the Bruce T. Halle Library, The Olds-Robb Recreation and Intramural Building, and a residence hall room. All attendees are welcome to bring family members and friends.

Several special events are also scheduled including a Preparing for College Writing workshop. The workshop provides tips for parents and students who want to learn more about college writing. Sessions are at 11:25 a.m. and 12 p.m. in room 350, Student Center.

For students graduating from high school in 2014 and are already admitted to EMU, the Admissions staff will have information about EMU’s Presidential Scholarship competition.


Parking for Explore Eastern is free in the Student Center parking lot off Oakwood Dr. The Student Center is located at 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti, 48197.

Reserve a spot today for the next Explore Eastern Open House by calling 800.GO.TO.EMU

Schedule of Events

You can see the official Explore Eastern schedule by viewing the downloadable PDF. We recommend that you plan your day prior to your arrival in order to take advantage of all the opportunities that will be provided.

Pamela Young

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