E-Series: The College of Arts & Sciences Event Schedule

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Welcome & Overview

Admissions - 3:30 - 3:40


Welcome to our E-Series! We are excited to tell you more about Eastern Michigan University and show you - virtually - why we've been ranked "Best in the Midwest" by the Princeton Review for the past 18 years. The schedule below includes all the links you will need to join panels and sessions and to connect with departments in the virtual Resource Fair.

This session will include an overview of the day's events as well as an introduction from Misty Sparrow, Assistant Director of Admissions Visit Programs.

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Explore the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)

CAS Overview

3:40 - 4:00


The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), EMU’s largest college, offers dynamic academic programs in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. In the CAS, you will develop the knowledge and skills necessary for professional advancement in a rapidly-changing world. You will work closely with an award-winning faculty that is dedicated to student success at every level of education, from undergraduate learning to advanced graduate studies. Offering more than 2,000 courses, including the majority of EMU’s General Education Program, CAS provides opportunities to engage in artistic and research activities that foster critical thinking and creativity.

Join Dean Dana Heller for an overview of the programs and opportunities in Eastern's College of Arts and Sciences.

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CAS Breakout Sessions

Department Breakout

4:00 - 4:30


Join a breakout room hosted by various faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences. Choose a room that resonates with you, and learn more about various programs. You will also hear more about Eastern's exploratory programs and General Education paths.

College Overview

Session 1: Campus Partner Panel

4:35 - 5:00


Hear from experts around campus to get your questions answered! We'll have representatives from Housing and Residence Life Office, EMU Honors College, and more to answer any questions you have from student life to the Ypsilanti area!

Housing & Residence Life
EMU Honors College

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College Overview

Session 2: Admissions & Scholarships

5:05 - 5:30


After hearing all about EMU, are you ready to join the fun? Hear from our admissions experts about the application process and scholarships that are available to you! If you have specific questions, we'll have admission advisors available to answer your questions as a part of the resource fair.

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College Overview

Resource Fair

4:30 - 6:00


Hop in and out of the Zoom meetings below to chat with faculty and staff from various departments.

Academic Departments

Life on Campus
Not sure what to ask? Here are some questions to get the conversations started.

For faculty:
  • What does the class size and average workload look like?
  • What resources/support are available to me in this major? Are there internship opportunities?
  • What does the out of classroom experience look like?

For campus partners (examples include Campus Life, Housing & Residence Life, etc.):

  • How can I get involved?
  • What makes EMU stand out?
  • What is the best part of living on campus?
  • What can I do when I’m not in class?

For tour guides:

  • What do students do for fun on and off campus?
  • Why do you love Ypsilanti?
  • Where’s your favorite place to eat/study/hangout on campus?

For EMU admissions advisors:

  • When can I apply?
  • Are there deadlines I should keep in mind?
  • What scholarship opportunities are available?

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