Welcome to UM-Dearborn!

Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: With the continually shifting situation regarding the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) public health emergency, the University is committed to protecting your health and safety by minimizing potential spread of the disease. Because of this precaution, the University is canceling events in support of the statewide "social distancing" strategy. Work is underway to provide students with virtual opportunities for orientation programming. We encourage you to direct any immediate inquiries to the Orientation Staff email account which is actively monitored: umd-orientation@umich.edu.

Orientation provides you with pertinent information to prepare you for the upcoming semester. It is required in order for you to meet with an academic advisor and register for classes.

The Math Placement Exam is required for most students. Please visit the Transfer Placement Exam page to learn more.

Summer Transfer Orientation

In order to enroll in classes for the Summer 2020 semester, you will need to complete online orientation.  

Transfer Orientation is a two step process: 

  1. Online Orientation Modules - You will complete the online orientation via Canvas.
  2. Meet with an Academic Advisor - Once you have completed the online orientation, you will receive an email to schedule a Virtual Appointment with advising and registration. Both advising and registration can be completed remotely. 

 

 

Fall Transfer Orientation

In order to enroll in classes for the Fall 2020 semester, you will need to complete online orientation. 

Transfer Orientation is a two step process: 

  1. Online Orientation Modules - You will complete the online orientation via Canvas.
  2. Meet with an Academic Advisor - Once you have completed the online orientation, you will receive an email to schedule a Virtual Appointment with advising and registration. Both advising and registration can be completed remotely. 

 

 

Go Blue Orientation and Convocation Day

Join new incoming Wolverines on Monday, August 31, from 1:00 -7:00 PM, at Go Blue Orientation Day and Convocation to celebrate the start of the school year and introduce you to our traditions, experiences and what it means to be a part of an inclusive community!

 

 

Important information on registering for Transfer Orientation 

In order to register for Transfer Orientation (Summer and Fall), please be sure to have the following readily available:

  • Username and password used to complete admissions application.
  • Eight digit UMID

Additionally, be sure to have already created your uniqname. If you have not already done this, our system will not allow you to register for your orientation. Prepare now by obtaining your uniqname. Once you create your uniqname, please allow 24 hours for it to update in our system. 

Technology Requirements

Participating in online orientation 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 umd-orientation@umich.edu so we can make alternative arrangements for you.

Go Blue Orientation and Convocation

Go Blue Orientation and Convocation will be held August 26, 27, and 28 in a virtual online format. Join new incoming Wolverines to celebrate the start of the school year and get connected to campus! This pre-semester Go Blue kick-off celebration is one you don’t want to miss!

Registration is now available for Go Blue Orientation & Convocation!

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