About WCMU

As one of Central Michigan University’s principal public service commitments, WCMU Public Media has provided television and radio programming and other outreach activities for over 50 years to residents of 42 counties in Michigan and portions of Ontario. With four television and eight radio stations WCMU Public Media reaches over 2 million people.

WCMU Public Television offers programs that educate, inspire and entertain. These programs include a combination of national programs, such as the award-winning PBS children’s programs, Antiques Roadshow, NOVA, and Masterpiece Theatre, and high quality local programs including, Ask the Specialists, Quiz Central, Destination Michigan, and Capitol Report.

WCMU Public Radio provides outstanding programming around the clock. In addition to national programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered and A Prairie Home Companion, our radio network offers a wide range of local programs featuring classical music, jazz, and award-winning local news and information.

Mission

As a service of Central Michigan University, WCMU Public Media’s mission is to educate, inform, entertain and engage the communities we serve through programming and partnerships. It is our goal to improve the quality of life in our service areas, promote cultural understanding and facilitate civil discourse on issues of public interest and importance.


Vision

WCMU Public Media will be a positive influence in our communities by providing information to our viewers and listeners when, where and how they would prefer. We will strive to serve our stakeholders on-air, online, on-the-go and in their communities through innovation and leading edge technology. Our community engagement efforts will focus on education, health and the arts.


Values

WCMU Public Media is committed to Central Michigan University’s core values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, innovation and excellence.

Privacy Policy

WCMU Public Media (WCMU) recognizes and respects the importance of your privacy and we are firmly committed to protecting it. WCMU adheres to a strict policy for ensuring the privacy of your personally identifiable information. We understand that, when you become a WCMU member, you are placing your trust in us.

WCMU Public Media does not sell, rent, donate, or exchange its member names with any organization for any reason.

WCMU Public Media Coverage Areas

WCMU Public Radio


WCMU-FM 89.5 Mt. Pleasant
WUCX-FM 90.1 Bay City
WCML-FM 91.7 Alpena
95.1 FM Traverse City
WCMB-FM 95.7 Oscoda
WWCM-FM 96.9 Standish
WCMZ-FM 98.3 Sault Ste. Marie
WCMW-FM 103.9 Harbor Springs


WCMU Public Television


WCML 6 Alpena
WCMV 27 Cadillac
WCMW 21 Manistee
WCMU-TV 14 Mt. Pleasant

Directions to the WCMU Studios

WCMU Public Media
1999 East Campus Drive Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
Phone (989) 774-3105

Flint/Saginaw/Detroit Northern Suburbs
(Warren, Troy, Oakland & Macomb Counties) Take I-75 north to the Midland US 10 exit. Follow the exit into Midland and watch signs for US 10/20. Take M-20 west into Mt. Pleasant. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M-20 becomes Pickard Street. Continue on M-20/Pickard until you reach Mission Street, the sixth stoplight. Turn left. Go to the sixth traffic light at Broomfield Street, turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Ann Arbor/Detroit Southern Suburbs
(Livonia, Dearborn, Trenton, Wayne County) Take Interstate 96 west to Lansing, then US 127 north following the directional signs to Clare. Proceed north on US 127 to the first Mt. Pleasant exit. You will exit onto Mission Street. At the second stoplight, Broomfield Street, turn left. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Lansing/Battle Creek
Take Interstate 94 east to 69/27 toward Lansing. From Lansing, take US 127 north following signs to Clare. Proceed north on US 127 to the first Mt. Pleasant exit. You will exit onto Mission Street. At the second stoplight, Broomfield Street, turn left. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo
Take Interstate 131 to Grand Rapids/Cadillac. Take highway M46 east toward Lakeview or Saginaw. At Six Lakes (blinker light), turn left or north on highway 66. Continue to Remus, and at the traffic light turn right or east on M20. Once in Mt. Pleasant, M20 becomes High Street. At the sixth traffic light (Mission Street), turn right. At the fourth stoplight (Broomfield Street), turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Big Rapids
Take highway M20 east to Mt. Pleasant. At the sixth traffic light (Mission Street), turn right. At the fourth stoplight (Broomfield Street), turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.

Northern Michigan and Upper Peninsula
Take I-75 to US 127 south to the first Mt. Pleasant exit, which is also Business 127. Business 127 becomes Mission Street. Go to the sixth traffic light at Broomfield Street, turn right. Continue on Broomfield to East Campus Drive and turn right. Our studios are on the right.