Welcome to UM-Dearborn!

Orientation is designed to guide you through your transition to UM-Dearborn. You’ll learn about the services and resources available to acclimate you to the campus community and help you succeed in your journey to earning the Michigan degree. To help ensure your success, completion of all steps in the process is required prior to registering for classes.

Freshman and Transfer Orientation

Orientation provides you with pertinent information to prepare you for the upcoming semester. The following steps must be completed in order for you to meet with an academic advisor and register for classes.

Welcome to the Michigan family! Go Blue - Go Dearborn!

Upon submitting your enrollment deposit and creating your uniqname, you will have access to your Orientation Portal which provides a personalized step-by-step checklist of your orientation steps. To access your portal and begin completing your steps, follow the link below, and log in using your uniqname and password:

For Students Starting in Summer 2024:

The following are required steps in the orientation process for students starting in Summer 2024:

For Students Starting in Fall 2024:

The following are required steps in the orientation process for students starting in Fall 2024:

For Students Starting in Winter 2025

Information will provided in early Fall 2024 for students starting in Winter 2025.


If you have any questions about Orientation, please email the Orientation team at [email protected].

Technology Requirements

Participating in the virtual components of your orientation process, will require a computer or tablet with internet capabilities. If you don’t have access to these technology resources, let us know by emailing us at [email protected] so we can make alternative arrangements for you.


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Dearborn, MI 48128
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