Nearly 300 High Schools across Michigan Celebrate College Decision Day

College Decision Day celebrates all high school seniors attending postsecondary institutions in the fall

MAY 1, 2017 - Lansing, MICH.  

What: 2017 College Decision Day events will take place across Michigan from April 28 to May 31, as nearly 300 high schools recognize high school seniors for making plans to continue their education beyond high school. To celebrate the kickoff of the College Decision Day Season, the Michigan College Access Network is celebrating National College Signing Day and encouraging all Michigan residents to wear their college gear throughout the week. 

College Decision Day mimics the NCAA’s National Signing Day and celebrates all seniors for continuing their postsecondary education. Whether you’re a teacher, community leader, parent, celebrity or someone who wants to see students succeed, show your support by wearing college gear on or around May 1 and attending a College Decision Day event in your community. 

Who, When and Where: A map of all College Decision Day events, including contact information for each high school, is available at

Social: Follow the conversation on social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #MiDecisionDay and #CollegeSigningDay. Take a photo wearing your college gear and share it to join in the celebration.

Press: All College Decision Day events are open to the media. Please contact Sarah Anthony at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (313) 355-4078 who will notify participating schools you will be attending.

More information about Michigan’s College Decision Day efforts is available at


About Michigan College Access Network
As the leader in the state’s college access movement, MCAN’s mission is to increase Michigan’s college readiness, participation and completion rates, particularly among low-income students, first-generation college going students, and students of color. For the sixth year in a row, Michigan’s postsecondary educational attainment rate has increased -- from 35.7 percent of 25-to-64-year-olds possessing at least an associate degree in 2008, to 39.3 percent in 2014. Additionally, it is estimated another 4 percent of Michiganders have a high-quality certificate, bringing Michigan’s official attainment rate to 43.3 percent. It is MCAN’s goal to increase Michigan’s postsecondary educational attainment rate to 60 percent by the year 2025. For more information, visit


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Sarah Anthony
Deputy Director for Partnerships and Advocacy
Email: Sarah(a)
Cell: 313-355-4078



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