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Central Michigan University


Established in 1892, CMU has more than 16,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and more than 8,000 enrolled online and at more than 30 locations across North America. More than 20 percent of CMU's main campus students supplement their on-campus classes with online courses.


From our roots as a teachers' college, CMU offers an essential liberal arts foundation and nationally acclaimed programs in areas ranging from the health professions and engineering, to business and communications, and science and technology.


At CMU, our faculty and students work with state-of-the-art technology and the latest techniques to tackle the world's most pressing issues and find sustainable solutions based on research.

Focusing on everything from preservation of the Great Lakes to how neurological deterioration diseases compromise brain function, research teams at CMU are on a quest for answers.


The Career Development Center will continue to serve our students via virtual appointments. Mock interviews and career coaching appointments must be scheduled via Handshake. Students with questions or concerns should email the Career Development Center at careers.cmich.edu.

Distance Learning Courses

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)

Housing services

​All accommodations and adjustments are determined on an individual basis in consultation with SDS staff who review professional documentation regarding the disability. Students may qualify for an accommodation but may decide not to use it within the context of a particular course or at a particular time in the course.

ICT services

The OIT Help Desk is CMU's main provider of technology support to all students, faculty, and staff University-wide, on or off-campus, 7 days a week. If we cannot answer your question, we will find someone that can, and route you to the appropriate department or person.

Campus life

Welcome home to Residence Life at Central Michigan University! As a result of living on campus, students will become empowered citizens who responsibly impact their communities.

The Office of Residence Life comprises the following units: Facilities Operations, Care Advocate Program, Central Office in Ronan Hall, and Residential Education. Please email us at reslife@cmich.edu if we can be of any assistance regarding your decision to attend CMU or to live on campus. We are committed to providing residents a comfortable, educational, diverse, and caring community where academic success, personal growth, and social responsibility are valued.

Sports facilities

CMU Sports Camps provide opportunities for athletes of all ages to develop their skills in a fun, sportsmanlike environment. In addition to fundamental instruction, campers will be exposed to sport specific strategies and will have the chance to meet new people. Our goal as a Department is to offer sports camps that challenge athletes and promote individual improvement that will eventually lead to athletic success. Use the tabs to the left to navigate through each of our sports camps websites. 

Student clubs

There are nearly 400 registered student organizations at CMU. There are many ways for you to be involved on campus, you'll find sports organizations, volunteer opportunities, multicultural organizations and events and even an organization for each academic area of interest. Life at Central will help you acclimate to a new country and will provide a home away from home throughout your college career.  

In addition, you'll find specific student run groups for different cultures, international students, and those interested in cultures other than their own. 

CMU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and as a regionally accredited institution is authorized to operate as an institution of higher education. HLC is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. CMU’s Statement of Affiliation Status may be viewed on the HLC website.

Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States

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