Central Michigan University
enerations of students have known Central Michigan University as a large university with a smaller college feel with a focus on student engagement and learning. Central Michigan University (CMU) is a public research university located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is one of the largest universities in Michigan and is one of the 100 largest public universities in the United States. It has more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and 7,000 students enrolled online at more than 60 locations worldwide.
CMU offers 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels, including nationally recognized programs in entrepreneurship, journalism, music, audiology, teacher education, psychology, and physician assistant. The School of Engineering and Technology has ABET accredited programs in Mechanical, Electrical, and Computer Engineering. The university’s neuroscience program was named program of the year in 2013 by the Society for Neuroscience and CMU has also established a College of Medicine, which opened in fall 2013. CMU competes in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference in six men’s and ten women’s sports.
Take in an exciting game featuring any of CMU’s seven men’s and nine women’s sports teams. CMU boasts recent Mid-American Conference championships in football, cross country, track, wrestling, and field hockey. The school’s athletics programs are affiliated with NCAA Division I. For football, the school is in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. Almost all Central Michigan teams compete in the Mid-American Conference (MAC); the one exception is the women’s lacrosse team, newly elevated from club to full varsity status for the 2016 season.
Culture and Entertainment
Enjoy world-class plays, entertainment,concerts, and more. Also, be sure to stop by the University Art Gallery located on Preston Street across from Park Library for free exhibits and artist lectures.
Great Workout Facilities
Visit our Student Activity Center to enjoy an Olympic-sized swimming pool and hot tub, racquetball, basketball and volleyball courts, bowling alley, and conditioning rooms with Nautilus equipment and free weights. Guest passes are available $12 per day.The SAC is located off Broomfield Road just west of East Campus Drive.
Charles V. Park Library
Cozy up with a cup of coffee and browse CMU’s library, which contains more than 1 million volumes. Stop by the Clarke Historical Library for genealogy research, interesting Michigan history exhibits, and more.
Central Michigan University Alumni Association
Stay connected to Central Michigan University and its more than 200,000 graduates from across the globe. Engage with former classmates, build networks with fellow alumni, and find special benefits and services reserved just for Chippewa Alumni.
Location: 1200 S. Franklin St., Mount Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-4000 | Website | 2.6 mi from Hotel
Mt Pleasant Michigan Major Attractions
Whether you’re looking for a fun and easy family getaway or a big night out on the town with friends, Mt. Pleasant offers a little bit of everything. Explore our extensive parks system, attend a sporting event at Central Michigan University, visit the area’s many museums, restaurants and shops, or enjoy concerts and gaming at Soaring Eagle Casino – there’s something for everyone!
Historic Downtown Mt. Pleasant features fine dining, shopping, and the historic Broadway Theatre. How about a scenic kayak trip down the winding Chippewa River? Let your worries float away at a musical performance at Central Michigan University, or make the journey to the Ziibiwing Cultural Center and learn more about the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. You can even hit the fairways at 11 championship golf courses. Whether it’s a casino getaway or a relaxing stay, Mt. Pleasant is the place to be!View Mt Pleasant Major Attractions guide.
Hotels In Mt Pleasant, Michigan: Mt Pleasant Inn & Suites
Experience the comfort and convenience of the Mt Pleasant Inn and Suites, your place to stay when looking for hotels near the Soaring Eagle Casino (2 mi). Our Mt. Pleasant hotel, located just off of the US-127 exit, is minutes away from our historic downtown, scenic parks and a variety of shops. Whatever reason you're looking for hotels in Mt. Pleasant, MI, you'll find us a great value at a great rate. In fact, Booking.com reviewers rate us as Best Value in Mt. Pleasant!
Many of our guests stay here while trying their luck at the Soaring Eagle Casino. Many others are in town for one of CMU's many events - or orientation for their student. Visitors also enjoy playing on one of our nearby championship golf courses. Take a few moments to read our Guest Reviews and see what other guests have to say.
All of our guestrooms feature a refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker (with coffee). For your comfort, all rooms feature air conditioning and ceiling fan. Our free bath toiletries, hair dryer, iron and ironing board will help you look and feel your best. Get work done comfortably with the ample space provided by the work desk, which provides additional outlets and handy USB port for charging laptops and phones. Stay in touch and save with free local, 800 and long distance phone calls to anywhere in the Continental U.S. In a hurry to get started? Don’t forget our free daily hot continental breakfast in our sunny breakfast area.