Wolverine Welcome Day

Wolverine Welcome Day is the final step in the orientation process for all incoming students each Fall semester. Participation is required for new First Year and Transfer students and is strongly encouraged for new Graduate Students. The day is designed for you to explore campus, meet your fellow Dearborn Wolverines, and get an introduction to campus life at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Wolverine Welcome Day 2023 will occur on Friday, August 25, 2023

The day begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. and will conclude by approximately 5 p.m. Please plan to arrive at the CASL field (located outside the CASL Building (CB); see campus map) no later than 12:15 p.m.

Throughout the day, you will attend engaging workshop sessions; connect with other new students, student organizations, and faculty/staff; and get lots of SWAG! At the Go Blue Bash, beyond connecting with over 100 student organizations and campus resources, you can also expect to enjoy tasty carnival snacks and exciting outdoor games and activities!

Wolverine Welcome Day is an event that you won’t want to miss!

Undergraduate students are automatically registered to attend Wolverine Welcome Day, Graduate Students can register here

Schedule of Day

11:30 a.m. Registration
12:30 p.m. Welcome and Overview
12:50 p.m. Official Address
1:00 p.m. Symbolic Key Distribution
1:40 p.m. Session 1
2:20 p.m. Common Session
3:00 p.m. Go Blue Bash
5:00 p.m. End of Day
UM-Dearborn Wolverine Welcome Day 2022

Celebrate on Social Media

Wolverine Welcome DayInstagram

Follow @umdearborn on Instagram to catch all the action throughout the day. DM or tag us in your Wolverine Welcome Day photos for a chance to be featured on our social media.

Wolverine Welcome DaySnapchat Lens

Add some confetti to your photos to celebrate being on campus with our Snapchat lens! Add the lens on Snapchat.

Wolverine Welcome DaySnapchat Geofilter

For those on campus during Go Blue Bash, look for our special Go Blue Bash Snapchat geofilter as you explore the festivities. This will only be available during the event on August 25, 2023 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.


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4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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