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Eastern Michigan University Adventure

Eastern Michigan University Adventure

It is never to early to think about and plan your future.  That is how 71 third and fourth-grade students from Fisher Lower felt when they were willing to explore the campus of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  Eastern is the alma mater (college that they attended) of Mrs. Stokes, the Principal and Mrs. Smith the School Social Worker.  As they talked one day, they thought it would be a good idea to expose our students to “higher level thinking” about their future.  Eastern was glad to accommodate our request for a visit because of their two former students!

 The students were in awe about everything that they saw, which included viewing the dorm rooms, the dining commons and even Pray-Harold lecture hall.  They listened intently to every aspect of college life and had many questions for the tour guide such as, “Do you have a principal?  Do you get grades?  What happens if you get in trouble?"

Several students were so impressed with college life that they made a pact to go to Eastern when they graduate from school.  What a great ending and a great plan for their future!


Response from Eastern Michigan University after our visit:


 On behalf of Eastern Michigan University, we would like to extend a huge THANK YOU for visiting us! We enjoyed the opportunity to show your students our beautiful campus and what it means to be an Eastern Eagle. We hope this experience has many of your students excited about college and we are proud to have been a part of it.

 If any of your students are interested in Eastern Michigan University and are thinking about applying, we encourage them to take a more in-depth tour with their families to get a closer look at our university and what it has to offer. Students can sign up for individual campus tours by visiting The online application can be accessed by visiting  Additionally, by attending an individual tour, students will receive an application fee waiver so they can apply for free!

 Our Admissions advisers visit high schools and college fairs to answer questions about tuition, scholarships, admissions requirements, etc. If you would like one of our counselors to attend a future high school visit or college fair, give us a call at 734.487.6453 and we will connect you with the right adviser.

 Again, thanks for choosing to visit our university. We hope you keep us in mind for future visits!

  Students at Eastern Michigan University. A great tour at Eastern Michigan University Students walking at Eastern Michigan University. Students are attentively listening at Eastern Michigan University Students listening to their tour guide. EMU pact