Programs and Initiatives

Family Weekend

During this popular weekend event, families travel to visit their student on campus and experience the best of Eastern and the local Ypsilanti community.


Homecoming is our yearly celebration of Eastern and it's students past and present.

I Choose Campaign

The I Choose Campaign focuses on bringing awareness to sexual and relationship violence and creating a safe place for students campuswide.

MLK Celebration

Eastern's annual MLK Day Celebration typically spans five days and includes many expressions from conversations and keynotes to films, plays and volunteer opportunities.

Speak UP! Active Bystander Program

The Active bystander program at EMU is an interactive program that focuses on teaching pro-social behavior by providing a safe space for university students and staff to develop skills for analyzing and responding to bystander behavior.

Student Gold Medallion Awards

These awards are an opportunity for the University to recognize outstanding student contributions. It is the highest honor a student can receive. All undergrad and graduate students are eligible.