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Open House Program

tyler hall photo with the words Explore Morgan Day

Information Sessions

8:00 AM - Arrival and Check In

Once you arrive on campus please proceed to the Hill Field House for the event and check-in using the link sent to your email or cell phone. The Hill Field House is located adjacent to the parking garage as shown on the campus map.

We encourage you to arrive at 8:00 - 8:45 AM to give yourself enough time to park, check in, and reach Hill Field House. Our welcome event will kick off promptly at 9:00 AM. 

9:00 AM - Welcome Session

Welcome Session: At 9:00 AM, join us in Hill Field House to be welcomed to campus by administrators and campus community members. We will kick off the day in grand style.

Location: Hill Field House

10:00 AM - Colleges and Schools Sessions

At 10:00 AM the colleges and schools will offer general presentations. Choose one to attend to learn more information.

SESSION LOCATION
Choosing a Major at Morgan Tyler Hall, Room 111 (Tour Room)
James H. Gilliam, Jr. College of Liberal Arts BSSC Jenkins West Campus, Room 100
School of Architecture and Planning CBEIS, Room 111
Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management Graves School of Business, Room 104
School of Community Health and Policy University Student Center, Ballroom B&C
School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences University Student Center, Ballroom A
School of Education and Urban Studies University Student Center, Theater
Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering Schaefer Lecture Hall Room 241
School of Global Journalism and Communication Communication Center, Room 107K - Digital Newsroom
School of Social Work University Student Center, 210
Campus Tour Departing from in front of Tyler Hall

CHOOSING A MAJOR AT MORGAN

Are you undecided or in the process of choosing a major? Meet with Center for Academic Success and Achievement advisors to learn how to identify and enroll in one of the University’s degree-granting programs.

Tyler Hall, Room 111

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

Should you become a liberal arts major? This presentation is an introduction to the liberal arts majors offered at Morgan and will help you begin to answer this important question.

BSSC Jenkins West Campus, Room 100

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING

Do you watch HGTV and dream of building your own home? Are you interested in making our neighborhoods better? Do you want to channel your creativity? If so, come and learn how you can make it happen with the School of Architecture and Planning!

CBEIS Building, Room 111

GRAVES SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Are you interested in business? Our mission is to produce world-class leaders and entrepreneurs who will influence tomorrow’s decisions in a  global business environment. Join our professional faculty and students to learn about our rich portfolio of programs.

Morgan Business Center, Room 104

SCHOOL OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AND POLICY

Do you know what public health is and how it affects you and the communities in which you live? Are you interested in careers in health and health-related fields? We invite you to join our Dean, Chairs, Program  Directors and Coordinators, staff and students for an informative overview and a conversation about our undergraduate program options.

University Student Center, Ballroom B,C

SCHOOL OF COMPUTER, MATH AND NATURAL SCIENCES

This session introduces you to the math and science majors offered at Morgan. Hear greetings from the Dean, Chairs, Program Directors and Coordinators. Students will then share with you what it takes to be an emerging scholar and leader in the field of math and science at Morgan.

University Student Center, Ballroom A

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND URBAN STUDIES

Join the Dean and faculty members for a brief overview of the  Department of Teacher Education, Professional Development and  Physical Education, and the Department of Family and Consumer  Sciences.

University Student Center, Theater

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Have you wondered, “How did they do that?” or thought, “I have a better idea!”? Use mathematics and science to solve real-world problems and become an engineer. Engage with faculty and students and then “Think Morgan for Engineering”.

Schaefer Lecture Hall Room 241

SCHOOL OF GLOBAL JOURNALISM

Our mission is to give voice to people who struggle to contribute to the public discourse that shapes this nation and the world. We serve this cause with innovative teaching, cutting-edge research and exemplary service to Maryland, our nation and the world.  Visit us to learn how to tell your own stories and those of others.

Communication Building 107K/Digital Newsroom

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Exploring the many faces of Social Work in the 21st century, the MSU way. 

University Student Center, 210

11:00 AM - Major Sessions

At 11:00 AM various programs of study will offer presentations that offer students the opportunity to learn more about the majors here at Morgan. Choose one to attend to learn more information.

SESSION LOCATION
Accounting and Finance Graves School of Business, Room 206
Architecture and Environmental Design, Interior Design, Construction Management CBEIS 111
Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics. and Physics Carnegie Lobby
Business Administration Graves School of Business, Room 104
Cybersecurity Intelligence Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management Graves School of Business, Rooms 110 & 112
Education University Student Center, Theater
Engineering Schaefer Lecture Hall Room 241
Family and Consumer Sciences University Student Center, Room 315
Fine and Performing Arts

Murphy Fine Arts Center:

Fine & Visual Arts - Fine & Visual Arts, Room 320

Theatre Arts- Turpin Lamb Theatre (2nd Floor)

Music (Instrumental) - Band Room (Room 223)

Music (Vocal Studies/Piano Studies/Musical Theatre) - Choir Room (Room 238)

Musical Theatre - Murphy Fine Arts, Blackbox Room 222

Liberal Arts/Undecided Majors (featured programs - Applied Liberal Studies, Economics, English, History & Geography, and Philosophy Tyler Hall, Tour Room 111
Nursing University Student Center, Ballroom B,C
Nutritional Sciences & Health Education University Student Center, Room 316
Political Science BSSC Jenkins (West Campus), Room 108

Pre-Professional Physical Therapy Track (Health Education)

University Student Center, Room 212
Psychology BSSC Jenkins (West Campus), Room 100
Screenwriting & Animation Holms Hall G02, G05 & G17
Social Work University Student Center, Room 210
Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice BSSC Jenkins (West Campus), Room 109/110
Campus Tour

Tours are departing from three (3) locations:         

CBEIS

Graves School of Business and Management by the Welcome Bridge

In front of Tyler Hall

12:00 PM - Student Service and Engagement Sessions 1

At 12:00 PM, learn about various student services and student engagement opportunities.

SESSIONS LOCATION
A Key to Your Success: The Division of Student Affairs University Student Center, Theater
Clara I. Adams Honors College Information Session University Student Center, Room 316
Morgan Choir and Band Information Session & Auditions Murphy Fine Arts Center, Band Room (Room 223 & 329C)
Paying for College University Student Center, Ballroom C
Student Life Session (starting at 12:30 PM) Hill Field House
Campus Tours Tours will depart from Tyler Hall. 

OFFICE OF RESIDENCE LIFE AND HOUSING

A Key to Your Success: The Division of Student Affairs - This is an interactive session where prospective students and families will learn about housing information for the coming year. This includes the application process, housing assignment requirements, residence hall options, engagement programs, employment, Morgan MILE, E.V.O.L.V.E., AEP, IRC, and how living on campus will enhance a student’s academic, personal, and social development.

University Student Center, Theater

CLARA I. ADAMS HONORS COLLEGE

The Clara I. Adams Honors College at Morgan State University is the intellectual incubator for high-ability students who choose to matriculate at one of the nation’s premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities. By exposing its students to enhanced curricula, unique learning opportunities, and a culture of inquisitiveness, the College strives to produce a diverse population of critical thinkers who are not only engaged productively in civil society but also prepared to be highly competitive, thoughtful, and resourceful leaders in a global,  interdependent, and culturally-diverse environment.

University Student Center, Room 316

BAND & CHOIR INFORMATION SESSION

Whether it’s traveling the globe with the University choir, having your artwork featured in an international competition or being part of the first college company to stage a Nobel Prize-winning playwright’s play,  Morgan’s fine and performing arts programs offer students incredible opportunities. A brief overview of the Morgan Band and Choir programs with the opportunity to audition.

Murphy Fine Arts Center, Band Room (Room 223)

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID

Paying for College - We will assist you in learning about the process of financing and paying for your Morgan education. Don’t forget to file your 2023-2024 FAFSA  at www.fafsa.gov to be awarded for the upcoming academic year.

University Student Center, Ballroom C

STUDENT LIFE SESSION

Starting at 12:30 PM and running through 2:30 PMAt 2:00 PM, join us in Hill Field House to engage with various student organizations. This session will feature a welcome from the Office of Student Life & Development, with representatives from our Student Government Administration. The session will be capped off with multiple performances starting at 1:30 PM. You won't want to miss this!

1:00 PM - Student Service and Engagement Sessions 2

At 1:00 PM, learn about various student services and student engagement opportunities.

SESSIONS LOCATION
A Key to Your Success: The Division of Student Affairs University Student Center, Theater
Transfer Information Session University Student Center, Room 210
Paying for College University Student Center, Ballroom C
So You Want to be a Division I Student-Athlete? University Student Center, Ballroom A
Student Life Session (Continued) Hill Field House
Campus Tours All tours will depart from the area between Hill Field House and the University Student Center

OFFICE OF RESIDENCE LIFE AND HOUSING

A Key to Your Success: The Division of Student Affairs - This is an interactive session where prospective students and families will learn about housing information for the year 2023. This includes the application process, housing assignment requirements, residence hall options, engagement programs, employment, Morgan MILE, E.V.O.L.V.E., AEP, IRC, and how living on campus will enhance a student’s academic, personal, and social development.

University Student Center, Theater

TRANSFER INFORMATION SESSION

Our transfer student services team will talk to transfer Bears about the admission, orientation, and the transfer credit evaluation process. They will also share information about how we engage to help students as they transfer to Morgan from other institutions.

University Student Center, Room 210

OFFICE OF FINANCIAL AID

Paying for College - We will assist you in learning about the process of financing and paying for your Morgan education. Don’t forget to file your 2023-2024 FAFSA  at www.fafsa.gov to be awarded for the upcoming academic year.

University Student Center, Ballroom C

SO YOU WANT TO BE A DIVISION I STUDENT-ATHLETE?

A brief overview of the athletics department and becoming a Division I  student-athlete. To include initial eligibility, continuing eligibility, NCAA and MEAC conference rules and regulations. Learn more about a day in the life of a college student-athlete; Q&A.

University Student Center, Ballroom A

STUDENT LIFE SESSION

Starting at 12:30 PM and running through 2:30 PMAt 2:00 PM, join us in Hill Field House to engage with various student organizations. This session will feature a welcome from the Office of Student Life & Development, with representatives from our Student Government Administration. The session will be capped off with multiple performances starting at 1:30 PM. You won't want to miss this!

2:00 PM - Student Life Session (continued)

STUDENT LIFE SESSION

Starting at 12:30 PM and running through 2:30 PMAt 2:00 PM, join us in Hill Field House to engage with various student organizations. This session will feature a welcome from the Office of Student Life & Development, with representatives from our Student Government Administration. The session will be capped off with multiple performances starting at 1:30 PM. You won't want to miss this!

Location: Hill Field House

General Information for the Day

Parking & Map
On-campus parking for Explore Morgan Day is free. Parking is available in the Student Center Garage and in the lower Y lot behind the Murphy Fine Arts building. Parking locations can be found on the Campus Map and there will be signage on campus on the day of.

Have You Checked-In?
Individuals and group leaders should check in upon arrival by responding to the text message sent to you the morning of Explore Morgan Open House Day. If you did not receive a text message or email, please speak with one of the volunteers at the entrance for assistance.

Group leaders, follow the instructions sent to you to have each member of your group check in.

On-Site Admission
Document drop-off for on-site admission will be open from 7:00 AM until 8:30 AM in Tyler Hall on the first floor. Only official documents will be accepted. Decision pick-up will open at 3:00 PM. Check your e-mail at 3:00 PM for your decision pick-up location. We will send the message to the e-mail address you used to apply.

Late drop-off: From 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM, late arrivals may drop off official documents on the 1st floor of Tyler Hall at the Office of Undergraduate Admission & Recruitment (Room 101). On-site decisions will not be made on documents received at the late drop-off; however, we will accept your materials to complete your application for regular processing. 

Campus Tours
Campus Tours will depart at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 12:00 PM. Check the program below for departure location details.

Lunch Options
Lunch is on your own. Meals and snacks are available for purchase at several locations on campus. Please review the materials in the folder you receive at check-in for meal options from Sodexo Magic and special offers at various locations on campus. There will also be food trucks stationed throughout campus.

Seating is available inside the University Student Center in the Atrium, in dining facilities, or at any of the many comfortable seating locations throughout campus (inside and outside).

Explore Morgan Day Survey
Check your e-mail for a link to complete the online survey about your experience at Explore Morgan Day.

Need Assistance?
Undergraduate Admission & Recruitment team members and student volunteers will wear orange shirts that say Explore Morgan Day. They will be around campus helping to direct you during your visit. You will find that our campus community welcomes you and will assist you if you need it.

Morgan State University considers the health and welfare of our campus community and guests to be of the utmost importance. Morgan State University is making efforts to ensure the safety of our campus community and our guests. For more information on how Morgan is handling the COVID-19 pandemic can be found at morgan.edu/coronavirus.