Stuff You Need to Know
What should I do if I get locked out of my residence hall
A resident assistant lives on each floor of every building on campus. If a resident assistant is not available, contact your resident hall director or the Office of Student Development (660-248-6223).
I'm living in one of the residence halls when I come to
campus, how do I setup the voice mail in my room?
Check out the voice mail instructions.
How do I find out the phone number to my residence hall room?
You can always contact anyone from the Office of Student Development or check out the Residence Hall Directory.
How do I dial an outside number?
To dial an off-campus number, you must first dial 9, followed by the number. Please note that CMU does not provide long distance service so be sure to purchase a calling card.
Is there a directory of the various offices around campus?
View our online office directory or even search for a faculty or staff member by name. In addition, view our list of emergency contact numbers.
My parents want to send me a package in the mail. What do I
Students will have an assigned mailbox in the Student and Community Center. Packages are delivered daily to the campus mailroom. Students will be notified by a note in their mailbox when they receive a package in the mailroom. Students must pick-up packages in the mailroom between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
My family is coming to visit, what options do they have for
overnight accommodations or meals?
View the travel section of the site for information about those items as well as area churches, local banks, and transportation options.
How do I get a Student ID card?
The Office of Student Development, located on the second floor of the Student and Community Center provides ID cards for students.
I need more information about health insurance options and
parking, what do I do?
Contact the Office of Student Development (660-248-6223) or visit the Campus Life section of our web site.
What exercise facilities are available on campus?
In addition to our various playing facilities where athletic events are held, you will find a weight room, cardio room, and indoor pool on campus.
Who do I call if I have a question about
my computer or the campus network?
You can contact the Office of Technology Services at 660-248-6197.
Is there anything I
should check or verify on my computer before I bring it to
If you plan on using a computer in your residence hall room or on our wireless network, you must first register it on our network. You can register your computer from home (it works best if you have a high-speed internet connection).
Is there wireless
internet on campus?
Yes, various "hot spots" are provided around campus. Check out the wireless page for more information.
Does the University offer any student discounts
on software purchases (like Microsoft Office)?
Yes, CMU provides various software products at substantially discounted prices.
How do I get an e-mail account?
Your e-mail account information will be mailed to you as soon as you send in your deposit. Refer to CMU's account information for more details.