Freshman Orientation

Welcome to UM-Dearborn!

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! 

For Students Starting in Winter 2023:

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. 

Once you have created your uniqname and submitted your enrollment deposit, log in to your portal using your uniqname and password:

Steps in your orientation process include:

For Students Starting in Summer 2023 or Fall 2023:

Information on the orientation process for future terms will be available in the spring.

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 so we can make alternative arrangements for you.


2149 - James C. Renick University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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