Wildcat Weekend Activities


Pre-Registration for Wildcat Weekend on Saturday, March 16, 2019 has closed. If you are interested in attending, please visit the walk-in registration table during one of the check-in times listed below. 

The majority of Wildcat Weekend takes place on Saturday, March 16. For your convenience, you may choose to do the following three activities either Friday afternoon OR Saturday:

Check-In (Jamrich Hall, South Lobby) 
Friday: 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:45 - 8:30 a.m. 

Welcome Sessions/Student Panels
Friday: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. 
Saturday: 8:30 - 9:40 a.m.

Walking Campus Tours
(tours last 1 hour)

Friday: 1:30 or 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Walking tours leave every 15 minutes on Saturday


Friday Only Activities: 

  • Tour our athletic and recreational facilities. This tour will start at the Superior Dome. Tours are available at 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged. Tours last 1 hour. 

  • Tour the Forest Roberts Theatre at 6:00 p.m. This tour will meet in the lobby of the Theatre. Pre-registration is encouraged. Tours last 1 hour.


Saturday Only Activities:

10:00 OR 11:30 a.m. 

  • Get a taste of the academic experience with current students and faculty. Check your agenda received at check in for the time and location of your academic session. 

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

  • Visit with your admissions counselor or talk with a current NMU student in the Ask a Wildcat Area. (2nd floor, Jamrich Hall) 

  • Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor. (2nd floor, Jamrich Hall) 

  • Meet staff members representing offices throughout campus at the Information Fair. (1st floor, Jamrich Hall. See link below for a listing of offices in attendance).

  • Test out NMU's Educational Virtual Reality Software. (Library) 

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • Tour NMU's Residence Halls and see a lived-in room. (Tours of The Woods are departing from The Lodge and tours of Quad II are departing from the lobby of Van Antwerp Hall).


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Visit NMU's Bookstore (University Center) 

  • Eat lunch in micro-restaurants at The Lights dining facility. Guests are provided with meal tickets. (The Woods Complex)