College Preview Day

November 5, 2016

College Preview Day is a power packed day for high school and transfer students, with performances from our Grammy Award Nominated Chorus, Invincible Marching Marauder 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, along with an Organizational Fair and a football game. This is a free event including lunch at the concession stand of McPherson Stadium.


Welcome Session 10:00am - 11:30am
Beacom/Lewis Gymnasium

Academic Session  11:45am - 1:30pm
Various Locations
Students will have the opportunity to meet with the Dean and Professors in the academic area of their choosing.

Football Game 1:30pm - 4:00pm
McPherson Memorial Stadium


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. We need everyone to register to recieve the football game tickets. Every High School Senior or Junior should register. Please indicate any person that is not a High School Senior or Junior on the registration form in the "guest" section.

Groups: The contact person for your organization should complete the online registration form. After you register, you will receive an email with more details about the event and an group registration list. Please complete the registration list! All students that plan on attending with you must be listed on the Excel Registration form.

Will food be provided?

All registered students will be provided with a FREE lunch voucher for the concession stands during the football game.

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, Mercer 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: $11.10 per person dining in the cafeteria only.


How do I schedule my audition?

Although all students that are prepared to audition will have an opportunity to do so, we would prefer that you contact the director prior to your arrival to be informed of their requirements and expectation.

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?

Not all coaches will be available that day to meet with students. Please call the athletics office prior to your arrival to ensure that someone from the coaching staff will be available to speak with you.


Track and Field