Wildcat Weekend Activities

Days or times marked with an * are optional and to be accomplished on your own.

Friday *

  • Travel to NMU and check out the town
  • Have a great dinner at one of the many restaurants in Marquette
  • Drive to Presque Isle Park
  • Cheer on the Wildcats at the hockey game vs. Bemidji St.
    Wildcat Weekend participants may contact the Admissions Office to reserve complementary tickets for you and your family to Friday's game. 

Weekend Activities | Marquette Information


8:00 a.m. - Check-in begins in Jamrich Hall

(Please plan to arrive between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m.)

8:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

  • Welcome address
  • Meet staff members representing offices throughout campus including Multicultural Education and Resource Center, Housing and Residence Life, Financial Aid and many others during the Information Fair
  • Get a taste of the academic experience with current students and faculty
  • Eat lunch in a campus dining hall with NMU students and staff
  • Talk with current students and find out about life at NMU during the student panel
  • Tour campus guided by an NMU student

2:00-10:00 p.m. *

  • Visit the NMU Bookstore
  • Check out NMU’s Physical Education and Instructional Facility
  • Explore campus further – walk around, grab a cup of Starbucks, talk to students, etc.
  • Explore Marquette

Sunday *

Travel home safely and reflect on your visit to NMU.