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The Bucket List Challenge is a way to help students succeed at CMU in all aspects – from academics to social life. Each week has a theme with activities to complete. Watch yourself climb the leaderboard and earn prizes by completing activities and earning points.

All students are invited and encouraged to participate. There are activities for all class levels.

Start the challenge

Log in to Presence and go to "Experiences" for Bucket List Challenge events and info. In Presence you will view your points, find experiences, view participating campus departments and much more.


Fidget spinner pen

15 points

USB charger

25 points

CMU Picnic Blanket

50 points

CMU socks

75 points

Entered into drawing*

75 points

*Get 75 points to be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
One $500 Book Scholarship, ten tickets for lunch with President John Marshall, one Outdoor Program rental or free trip, and more!

Point system

Each experience in the Bucket List Challenge has different point levels. Events and experiences associated with The Bucket List will display points as shown below.

Bucket list 1 pointEarn 1 point
Bucket list 2 pointsEarn 2 points
stud_bucket-list_3-points_2223.pngEarn 3 points
Bucket list 5 pointsEarn 5 points
Bucket list 10 pointsEarn 10 points


Any questions about the Bucket List Challenge can be directed to [email protected]