Plan your day


Open House Agenda

10 a.m. Welcome, Event Overview and Student Spotlights
11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Academic Experiences (see below)
11:30 a.m to 1 p.m. Academic Resource Fair
1 p.m. Applying to WSU Presentation (prospective students)
  Next Steps for Admitted Students Presentation (admitted students)
1:30 p.m. Financial Aid 101
  Living on Campus

Ongoing activities

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch in Towers Cafe Towers Cafe
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop in Q&A with Undergraduate Admissions Undergraduate Library Computer Lab A (first floor)
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Residence hall tours Tours depart from front desk of Chatsworth, Ghafari, and The Thompson
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Campus tours Departs from Student Center Building Hilberry EF (second floor)
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by the bookstore to shop for Warrior gear Wayne State Bookstore

Academic Experience Details

College of Education

  • Exercise Physiology Lab: Visit the home of the 10,000 Warriors Project and the Warriors Performance Lab, where individuals — including athletes from Wayne State to the Detroit Pistons —learn how to enhance their athletic performance as well as prevent injury and disease.
    • Location: College of Education, Room 55 (lower level)
  • Student Lounge: Explore the Student Lounge, which includes study areas, meditation rooms, and a co-working space
    • Location: College of Education, Room 114 (first floor)
  • Real-World Career Experience through Specialized Internships: Discover how internships can help you develop skills that put you on a path to careers in health and sports or graduate programs in medicine, occupational or physical therapy, athletic training, and more
    • Location: College of Education, Room 149 (first floor)
  • Cultural Competency Challenge: Solve language and culture-related puzzles, complete tasks, or participate in activities to develop cultural competency, explore different languages and cultures, and learn about Bilingual/Bicultural, English as a Second Language, and World Languages programs.
    • Location: College of Education, Room 171 (first floor)

College of Engineering

  • Join us for an overview of the programs, student organizations, and how to be successful in the College of Engineering at Wayne State. The presentation will be followed by a brief walking tour of select STEM spaces.
    • Location: Student Center Building, Hilberry ABC (second floor)

College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts

  • Student and alumni panel: Join us for a dynamic student and alumni panel showcasing the vibrant world of creative and performing arts, where current students and successful alumni share insights, experiences, and career trajectories in their chosen fields. From breakthrough performances to innovative projects, discover the transformative journey from student to professional in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts.
    • Location: Undergraduate Library, Bernath Auditorium (first floor)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Explore classrooms, labs and learn about the various programs offered in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Four different tracks available: Life Sciences, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Humanities.
    • Location: All tours depart from Student Center Ballroom at 11 a.m.

College of Nursing

  • Wayne State’s BSN programs prepare students to care for diverse urban populations. During this session, you’ll have the opportunity to tour our simulation lab and learn more about the nursing application process and curriculum.
    • Location: Cohn Building, Room 124

Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Learn about select health sciences programs and careers by visiting the Applebaum Mortuary Science Building - home of our Applied Health Sciences programs, including the new Bachelor of Science in Applied Health Sciences.
    • Location: Mortuary Science Building

Irvin D. Reid Honors College (11:30 a.m.)

  • Discover the transformative opportunities awaiting students at the Irvin D. Reid Honors College during our presentation where we'll showcase our commitment to academic excellence, interdisciplinary learning, opportunities to engage locally and globally, personalized advising and the benefits you will receive as future leaders and innovators.
    • Location: Student Center, Room 010 (lower level)

Mike Ilitch School of Business

  • Experience the Mike Ilitch School of Business through our interactive tour and overview presentation where you'll discover cutting-edge programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and opportunities for hands-on learning, all designed to empower future business leaders.  Also, during your visit, take the opportunity to get your questions answered through an audience Q&A or during an informal chat with our academic advisors.
    • Location: Shuttles depart from outside of Law School

School of Social Work

  • Social Work Bingo: The Wayne State School of Social Work wants to meet you! Join us for rousing games of bingo and your chance to win prizes, meet our social work advisors, and learn all about how you can make a difference through majoring in social work. Any questions you have about Wayne State Social Work, we have answers. See you there, future change agents!
    • Location: Student Center Hilberry D (second floor)