Welcome Graduate Students!

The Office of Graduate Studies provides a virtual orientation experience. We strongly recommend that you watch the New Graduate Student Orientation Video with important information on academic resources, student perks, library and research services, financial aid, and student success resources.To watch the video, login to the MI Video (Kaltura) platform using your umich username and password. There is also a PDF version of the presentation so that you can access the links included in the video. We highly encourage you to watch the video and attend one of our online "New Student Q & A Sessions" if you have any additional questions.

New Graduate Student Q & A Sessions

Do you still have questions after watching the orientation video? Attend one of our Q & A Sessions with a staff member from the Office of Graduate Studies to get all of the answers that you need. Register below to receive details on how to access the live online session. 

New Graduate Student Campus Tours

If you would like to tour campus prior to the start of classes, please select one option below to register. 

Wednesday, August 28th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. 

Thursday, August 29th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

Friday, August 30th from 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

Additional Orientation Events

Campus-Wide Orientation

All new Fall Term graduate students are also strongly encouraged to attend Go Blue Orientation & Convocation Day. This campus-wide event will be held this year on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate the start of the school year while learning our traditions and experiencing what it means to be a part of an inclusive campus community. Don't miss the Fun! Register NOW.


College-Specific Orientations

College of Engineering and Computer Science (Master's Programs) - Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in IAVS Borg-Warner Auditorium.

College of Engineering and Computer Science (PhD Programs) - Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Professional Education Center (PEC).

College of Business - Choose one date/time option: a) Wednesday, August 28th from 12:45 - 1:45 p.m. b) Wednesday, August 28th from 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. or c) Wednesday, September 4th from 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Contact the College of Business to register: umd-gradbusiness@umich.edu


Office of Graduate Studies

1055 -
Administration Building (AB)
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