Information for Admitted Freshmen Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Michigan-Dearborn!  This page is designed to help guide you through your next steps as you prepare to enroll.  

Set up E‑mail Account

E-mail account information will be sent to student within two weeks after being admitted.  Activate your account based on instructions provided.

Visit & Tour Campus

Register online or call 313-593-5100 to schedule a visit.

Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available online: (FAFSA)

Submit $50 Enrollment Deposit and Admission Acceptance Form

Once deposited, you will have preferred consideration for class scheduling and placement in academic programs. 

Submit Enrollment Deposit Online

RSVP for Placement Exams/Orientation 

Check out the Placement Exams options and available Orientation Sessions.

Final Documents

-High school transcripts

-Send Advanced Placement test scores (our AP code is 1861)   Visit our AP site

-Send college transcripts (for any college courses taken while in high school).

Consider the Honors Program

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Explore First Year Seminars

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Attend Orientation

Sessions are provided for New Students and Parents

Show Your Pride

UM-Dearborn License Plate

Order a UM-Dearborn license plate!

Looking for Housing?

The Union at Dearborn - housing option for students.
Check out our Off-Campus Housing Referral Service.

Purchase A Meal Plan

Students can pre-load money onto a card to use at campus dining locations.  Speak with a Picasso Restaurant Group staff member at the McKinley Cafe.

Attend New Student Success Workshop & Convocation

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Pay Tuition Bill

Tuition due dates fall on the third Wednesday of the term.  Pay online.

Consider Tuition Refund Insurance.

Explore How to Get Involved

Office for Student Engagement


Visit the Barnes & Noble Bookstore!

Start Classes

Academic Calendar

As a Student, You Are Eligible to Join the UM Credit Union

Explore this opportunity at:

Take Advantage of Every Resource

Student Success Center

Emergency Alert System

UM Emergency Alert is a mass, urgent notification system, comprised of a variety of methods by which the University can contact students, faculty and staff of an active, major campus emergency. Visit the website to sign up.