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We invite you to visit UCM and the city of Warrensburg to learn about our hands-on degree programs, vibrant student life and why you should Choose Red. Take a campus tour, meet with faculty and students, and learn why nearly 12,000 students are proud to call UCM home.
|3/13/2014||10:00 AM - 1:30 PM||Academic Program Visit Day: Business and Professional Studies Day|
|3/28/2014||9:00 AM - 3:00 PM||Choose Red Day|
|4/18/2014||9:00 AM - 1:00 PM||Future Freshmen Day|
Other Important Dates and Events
There are a lot of things happening on the campus of the University of Central Missouri and there are many chances for parents and family members to visit. Please try the links below to find out about many of these opportunities.
At UCM, you will gain valuable hands-on experience and real-world skills to help you excel in a fast-paced world. See our list of undergraduate majors for descriptions of each program and a four-year plan of study tailored to your needs.
What does it take to get admitted to UCM?
- Complete the Missouri college preparatory curriculum with a high school GPA of 2.0.
- Achieve a 21 or higher on the ACT or 990 on the SAT.
Most students take the test in their junior or senior year of high school. Ask your high school counselor for a schedule of test dates.
- Or a Combined Percentile Index equal to or exceeding 100.
Please see our admissions requirements page for more detailed information.
Housing & Dining
One of the best ways to adjust to college life is to live on campus in a residence hall, campus apartment or Greek house. UCM's residence halls are a short walk from anywhere on campus. UCM also provides Special Housing Interest Programs for students with similar interests and majors to live together. To read more about residential options, visit the housing website.
In addition to the dining halls, UCM has many convenient choices for student dining, including retail locations such as Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Jazzman's coffee in Café Rouge. Read about meal plan and dining options on the dining services web site.
Welcome to UCM! During First-Year Orientation and Enrollment, UCM offers family sessions on a variety of topics which will be helpful as your student makes their transition to college. This page provides you with the sessions' descriptions and handouts. Visit our orientation pages for all of the details »»
First Year Experience
We want students to succeed from the start and that is why we have created a First-Year Experience (FYE) program. The FYE program is comprised of three essential components: Orientation and Enrollment, Week of Welcome, and a FYE Seminar. These three components work together to help you achieve your goals. Read more about the goals of the FYE program »»
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