Congratulations on your admission to the University of Michigan-Dearborn!
This transfer student website is designed to help guide you through your next steps as you prepare to enroll.
Have questions? Contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation!
1. Take Care of Business
Your Wolverine Identity
When you were admitted, you should have received an email from firstname.lastname@example.org with instructions on setting up your uniqname and umich.edu email account. This email also included your 8-digit University of Michigan ID number (UMID).
You must have both the UMID and uniqname to sign up for placement exams and orientation, and register for classes. After you have created your uniqname, please allow two business days for it to be added to our system.
Prepare now by obtaining your uniqname and ensure you know your UMID.
Complete the FAFSA
Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is online.
Submit your $50 Enrollment Deposit and Admission Acceptance Form
Submit final documents
Provide official transcripts from all schools you have attended.
2. Placement Exams and Maize Orientation Day
Sign up for an early placement exam and orientation session in order to have the best selection of courses!
3. Register to attend Go Blue Orientation Day
Go Blue Orientation Day will take place the day before classes begin (September 3). A formal invitation will be mailed to you this summer.
4. Learn about Campus Life
You 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 in the University Center.
5. Be Prepared for Your First Semester
Pick up your books and supplies
Visit the Barnes & Noble Bookstore on campus.Start classes!
Consult the academic calendar to know when the semester starts and when breaks and exams take place.
Pay Your Tuition
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