Welcome to Orientation at UM-Dearborn!

Orientation is designed to help you succeed academically, adjust to collegiate life, and meet new friends along the way.  UM-Dearborn has great expectations of you and likewise, you should have great expectations of the University staff and faculty to guide you on your way to earning the degree that makes the difference.

We are all looking forward to meeting you and supporting you through your experiences on campus.

Click an option below to get started:


Freshman Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Parent Orientation


Orientation & Placement Exam Staff

Rand Kazanji

Theresa Malcom

Orientation Leaders

Rand Kazanji
Assistant Director for 
Orientation Programs

Theresa Malcom
Student Program
Assistant Intermediate