Welcome to the Office of Advising and Academic Success!

We hope your education here is enjoyable and rewarding. Academic advising will play an important role in your journey here at UM-Dearborn. We advisors are here to help guide you through the CECS curriculum requirements, academic policies, and campus resources. We look forward to working with you!


Walk-in Advising Events:

Stop by HPEC 2000 for winter registration advising!

  • Wednesday, November 15 between 11:00 and 2:00 PM, or

  • Monday, November 20 between 2:00 and 5:00 PM

Required Advising

The engineering and computer science curricula require careful planning. CECS students are required to meet with their advisor each semester before their registration hold will be lifted. To schedule an appointment, please call our office staff at (313) 593-5510.

Advising for New Students

Incoming freshmen, as well as transfer students who have not completed Calculus II (MATH 116), are assigned an advisor in the START Advising Office. The START advisors are well trained in the CECS curricula and knowledgeable about our academic policies. To schedule an appointment, please contact their office at (313) 593-5576 or umd-start@umich.edu. 

  • Students will transition from the START Advising Office once they have met the following:

    CECS freshmen

    1. Have completed 15 or more UM-Dearborn credits AND
    2. Are in good academic standing (at least 2.0 GPA or higher) AND
    3. Have a major declared AND
    4. Have completed math through MATH 105, Precalculus

    CECS transfers

    1. Are in good academic standing (at least 2.0 GPA or higher) AND
    2. Have a major declared AND
    3. Have completed math through MATH 116, Calculus II


Reporting an Incident

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is committed to providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors on campus.

The University of Michigan Compliance Hotline is a tool for U-M employees, students, vendors and others to raise concerns regarding financial, regulatory, NCAA, substance abuse and patient safety issues.

The Campus-Wide Incident Reporting Website is a central area to report incidents of discrimination, harassment, hate, bias, sexual assault and instances of concern, safety and campus community wellbeing. If there is an emergency, immediately call 9-1-1. 

Did You Know?

More Facts

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56% of our student body transferred to UM-Dearborn.