Life @ CMU
Life @ CMU

When students arrive in Curacao, they are coming to a place of serenity, cultural diversity and warmth. The home of their medical education, at least for the time being, is a 10,000 square meter cutting-edge teaching facility and dedicated student dormitories.

All new students are encouraged to visit Upon Acceptance section for valuable resources about how to prepare for the first trip to Curacao, what to bring and how to adapt comfortably on the island. It also contains housing information including rates, room descriptions and pictures of the CMU dormitories.

On-site Campus Services promote comprehensive study environment by providing students with an 400 seat auditorium, several contemporary lecture halls enhanced with audio/visual technology, an extensive library with a computer center, copying and printing area and more. A convenient restaurant and cafeteria are available as well as numerous common areas designed for student study and relaxation.

Students Living on the Island are captivated by the unique blend of African, English and Dutch cultures of Curacao. They can immerse themselves in Curacao’s rich history, dining at a local restaurant in the picturesque capital of Curacao, as native music fills the air. Though many languages are spoken, English is widely-spoken.

With Student Organizations, ranging in scope from extracurricular activities, cultural associations, fraternities and sororities, performance groups, academic interest clubs, and service organizations, students actively take part in creating a lively and diverse campus community.

CMU also offers a breathtaking activity center featuring gym and jogging area. In addition, the island of Curacao affords students a wide array of Sports & Recreation to participate in. In one day, a student could dive the crystal clear waters, play golf or hike the nearby forest and return to campus for lectures and other student activities.

The Office of the Dean of Students works directly with students to help solve problems and to assist in individual and group crisis management. Students are encouraged to visit staff in the Dean’s Office to discuss ideas, personal issues, or general concerns about student life at CMU.