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Open House

Experience success stories, spend one-on-one time with faculty, tour our state-of-the-art facilities and meet our president, our provost and deans.

Schedule of events

Friday, October 9, 2015

3 p.m. – Reception
Student Education Center Commons

3:30 p.m. – Welcome remarks by Angela L. Walker Franklin, Ph.D., President

Refreshments will be provided from 3:00 to 4:30pm

3:45 – 5 p.m.  Self-Guided Tours and Demonstrations
Experience the dynamic nature of learning at DMU by visiting labs and classrooms.  Meet the faculty and staff who are engaged in student learning and who strive to deliver “state of the art” instruction for each and every student.  In addition to the areas listed below, families are welcome to visit other campus facilities of interest to you.
Those locations marked with an asterisk will offer demonstrations or presentations as time permits based on the interest of visitors.  The other locations invite you to tour at your leisure.
Standardized Performance Assessment Lab

   (Ryan Hall – Ground Level)

Osteopathic Manual Medicine Lab

(Student Education Ctr. – Level 1, Rooms 123 & 124)

Human Patient Simulation Lab

   (Ryan Hall – Ground Level, Room G51)

Physical Therapy Classroom

(Academic Center –Level 2, Room 220)

Anatomy Lab

   (Ryan Hall – First Floor, Room 129)

Physician Assistant Classroom

(Academic Center – Level 3, Room 309)

* Surgery Lab

   (Ryan Hall – Ground Level,  Room G43)


(Student Education Center – Level 2)

Wellness Center

(Student Education Center – Ground Level)

Saturday, October 10, 2015

 10:00 a.m.                                 White Coat Ceremony
 Civic Center of Greater Des Moines – 221 Walnut Street (Please use west entrance on Third Street)Honoring students in the D.O., D.P.M., D.P.T. and M.S.P.A. programs.

The White Coat Ceremony is the initial “Rite of Passage” for students in clinical programs at DMU