You are invited to New Student Convocation!

The Office of Admissions and Orientation formally welcomed new students to formally celebrate the start of the new academic year at New Student Convocation on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

View photos from Convocation on the University's Facebook page.

Freshman Students:

A Student Success Workshop will be held prior to the Convocation ceremony. This workshop has been designed to position you for success as you begin your university experience. You will get advice on how to study for classes, manage your time, and keep healthy in your first year. Following lunch, the formal Convocation ceremony will recognize your transition into the UM-Dearborn community. Please plan to check in at 8:30 am at the Social Sciences Building. 

Transfer Students: 

A Transfer Success Seminar will be held prior to the Convocation ceremony. This workshop offers a series of sessions designed to give you the academic and social edge as you acclimate to your new community. UM-Dearborn looks forward to welcoming you to campus at the Convocation ceremony. Please plan to check in at 9:30 am at the College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters Building. 

Graduate and Doctoral Students: 

We are excited that you have chosen to further your education at UM-Dearborn! We hope you will be able to join us at the Convocation ceremony where you will be formally welcomed to our community. The Chancellor's Ice Cream Social will follow. All graduate students are strongly encouraged to attend one of the three date options for Fall Graduate Student Orientation. For your convenience, one option will run from 3-5 pm on Convocation Day (check for additional available dates.) If joining in Convocation, please plan to check in at 12:15 pm at the College of Arts, Science, and Letters Building Room 1030. Registration for Convocation and Chancellor's Ice Cream Social is available through the graduate orientation registration.

All Students, Family and Friends:

Family members should be seated for the Convocation ceremony by 12:45 pm.

The Chancellor's Ice Cream Social follows the New Student Convocation ceremony. All are welcome to join participating faculty and staff to learn more about the campus environment.

Office of Admissions and Orientation

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