September 2, 2014

The Office of Admissions and Orientation formally welcomes new students to the University of Michigan-Dearborn at the New Student Convocation.  Please join this celebration of the beginning of a new academic year.


Registration is now closed for Freshman and Transfer New Student Convocation.  If you wish to attend, please stop by the check-in area and let us know that you were not able to register for the event.

Please see the agenda below for locations for check-in at the Student Success Seminar for Freshman and Student Success Seminar for Transfer students.

For questions, please contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation at 313-593-5100.

Registration is now closed for New Student Convocation and Graduate Orientation.  If you wish to attend, please stop by the check-in area and let us know that you were not able to register for the event.

Please see the agenda below for locations for check-in at the New Student Convocation for graduate students.

For questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies at 313-593-1494.


Convocation Agenda

Freshman

Transfer

Graduate

8:30
Check In
(Social Sciences Building)

9:30
Check In
(College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building)

9:00
Operation Adventure


10:00
Welcome




10:10
Faculty Member Speech

10:15
Blueprint for Success

10:25
Transfer Student Panel

10:45
Campus Tour, Student ID and Parking Permits

11:30
Lunch with Faculty

11:45
Lunch with Faculty

12:30
Check In
(Room 1030, College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building)

12:45
Procession to the Fieldhouse

12:45
Procession to the Fieldhouse

12:45
Procession to the Fieldhouse

1:00
New Student Convocation

1:00
New Student Convocation

1:00
New Student Convocation

2:00
Chancellor's Ice Cream Socia
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Held behind the University Center, (rain: Kochoff Hall, University Center) 

2:00 

Chancellor's Ice Cream Social

Held behind the University Center, (rain: Kochoff Hall, University Center) 

2:00 

Chancellor's Ice Cream Social

Held behind the University Center, (rain: Kochoff Hall, University Center) 

3:00
Graduate Student Orientation  (Room 1500 Social Sciences Building)

 


Freshman Students:

 

A Student Success Workshop will be held prior to the Convocation ceremony.  This workshop has been designed to position you for success as you begin your university experience.  You will get advice on how to study for classes, manage your time, and keep healthy in your first year.  Following lunch, the formal Convocation ceremony will recognize your transition into the UM-Dearborn community.  Please plan to check in at 8:30 am at the Social Sciences Building. 


Transfer Students: 

 

A Transfer Success Seminar will be held prior to the Convocation ceremony.  This workshop offers a series of sessions designed to give you the academic and social edge as you acclimate to your new community. UM-Dearborn looks forward to welcoming you to campus at the Convocation ceremony.  Please plan to check in at 9:30 am at the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building. 


Graduate and Doctoral Students: 

 

We are excited that you have chosen to further your education at UM-Dearborn!  We hope you will be able to join us at the Convocation ceremony where you will be formally welcomed to our community.  The Chancellor's Ice Cream Social will follow.  All new graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend the Graduate Student Orientation event that will run from 3-5 pm.  Come to one, two, or all three events as your schedule permits!  If joining in Convocation, please plan to check in at 12:30 pm at the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building. 


All Students, Family and Friends:

 

The Chancellor's Ice Cream Social follows the New Student Convocation ceremony.  All are welcome to join participating faculty and staff to learn more about the campus environment.