Central Michigan University is on a 854-acre campus in a small town setting in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. There are many activities and organizations for Central Michigan University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Central Michigan University also has fraternities and sororities.
Central Michigan University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Siblings Weekend and Mainstage.
Central Michigan University offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Central Michigan University students live off campus. In 2021, 33% of undergrads at Central Michigan University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Central Michigan University. There are 5,637 spots available in on-campus housing for all 13,048 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 4,329 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Central Michigan University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At Central Michigan University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Central Michigan University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Track And Field||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||Club Teams||Club Teams||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Central Michigan University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Central Michigan University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Central Michigan University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Central Michigan University, take U.S. Highway 127 to Mount Pleasant, MI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Tri-City International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Central Michigan University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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