Eastern Michigan University to host 'Explore Eastern Open House' March 8

by Amber Ratliff, Published February 13, 2014

YPSILANTI- High school and prospective transfer students will be able to experience Eastern Michigan University by attending the Explore Eastern Open House, Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the EMU Student Center.

EMU faculty will be available to discuss specific majors and academic programs.

In addition, the Explore Eastern program includes:

  • 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 other areas 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.

There will also be campus tours throughout the day led by current EMU students. The tours will be offered at 9 a.m., 11:25 a.m. and 12:55 p.m. The guides will be able to answer questions, speak about campus activities and lead tours of a classroom building, the Bruce T. Halle Library, The Olds-Robs Recreation and Intramural Building, and a residence hall room. Attendees are welcome to bring family and friends.

The day will also include several special events, including a Preparing for College Writing Workshop. The workshop will provide 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.


Parking for Explore Eastern is free in the Student Center parking lot off Oakwood St. 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

The official Explore Eastern schedule is available by viewing the downloadable PDF. We recommend that you plan ahead before you arrive in order to take advantage of all the opportunities that will be provided.

Pamela Young

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