Prospective Students

College Preview Day

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College Preview Day

November 3, 2018

College Preview Day is a power packed day for high school and transfer students, with performances from our Grammy Award Nominated Chorus, Invincible Marching Marauders Band, and the University Black Diamonds/Dancing Belles.

Students will be able to participate in Mock Classes in the Colleges of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, the College of Education, the College of Business, and the College of Science & Engineering. Auditions will be available for students interested in the band. This is a free event including lunch.


Check-in and Registration
9 - 10 am
Beacom/Lewis Gymnasium

Welcome Session
10 - 11:30 am
Beacom/Lewis Gymnasium

Academic Session
11:30am - 12:45pm
Various Locations
Students will have the opportunity to meet with the Dean and Professors in the academic area of their choosing. All students will be separated by academic interest.

Lunch with the College
12:45pm - 2pm
Various Locations

Club 1887/ Student Organization Fair and Showcase
2pm - 3:30pm
Paul Robeson Auditorium / Sunken Garden


Who should attend?

The activities taking place during College Preview Day are appropriate for all high school Juniors and Seniors and prospective transfer students.


What should I expect?

College Preview Day is like no other visitation experience at Central State University! At no other time will you have the opportunity to learn admissions and financial aid information, take a campus tour, see performances from the Invicinble Marching Marauders and other student organizations, visit with academic departments and attend a football game in one day!


How do I register?

Individuals: Please complete the online registration form. Every high school Junior or Senior must register. Please indicate any person that is not a high school Junior or Senior on the registration form in the "guest" section.

Groups: The contact person for your organization should complete the online registration form. You will need to list each person coming with you in order to recieve your tickets. Each person's individual ticket will be emailed to the contact person. List ALL participants under guest. Lunch tickets will only be provided for those that are registered. All other guest will need to pay lunch.

Will food be provided?

All registered students will be provided with a FREE lunch voucher.

We want attendees to experience all that Central State University has to offer.  This includes having the ability to eat on campus. For those that are interested, the cafeteria will be open from 11:30 am until 2:00 pm. For your convenience, the following methods of payment are accepted: cash, Visa, Visa Debit, Master Card and American Express. No personal checks will be accepted. 
Cost: $7 per person dining in the cafeteria only.


How do I schedule my audition?

Students wishing to audtiion during College Preview Day should make arrangements prior to their arrival. Please contact the director to be informed of their requirements and expectations.

The University Chorus
Jeremy Winston, Director of the University Chorus

The Invicible Marching Marauders
Ramon Key, Director of Bands


Will I be able to speak with a Coach?

A representative from our Athletics office will be available to speak with students. Not all coaches will be available that day to meet with students. Please call the Athletic's office prior to your arrival to ensure that someone from the coaching staff will be available to speak with you. Visit for more details.



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