Prospective Students

Marauder Land


College Preview Day


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 Central State University Dancing Belles, “The Black Diamonds.”


Students will be able to participate in mock classes in the colleges of Business, Education, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and the College of Engineering, Science, Technology, and Agriculture.


Auditions will be available for students interested in the band. This is a free event, including lunch.



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 can you learn about admissions and financial aid in-person, take a campus tour, see performances from the Invincible Marching Marauders, be exposed to 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 receive 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 guests 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 experience campus cuisine. For those that are interested, the cafeteria will be open from 11:30 am until 2 pm. Cost: $7 per person in the Central Marketplace cafeteria only. 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.


How do I schedule my audition?

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


Will I be able to speak with a coach?

A representative from the Department Intercollegiate Athletics will be available to speak with students. Not all coaches will be available that day. Please call the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics prior to your arrival to determine if someone from the coaching staff will be available to speak with you. Visit for more details.



937-376-6639 or 937-376-6056


Men’s Basketball



Women’s Basketball



Track and Field


Women’s Volleyball


Other Sports


NCAA Compliance