New Student Orientation

students at fall reconnection

Thursday, August 30, 2018

New Student Orientation is the official welcome and orientation to your academic program. Join us to learn important details about your first year of graduate school, meet your classmates and advisors, and learn how you can become an active member of the School of Education community. All incoming School of Education graduate students should plan to attend. Please be advised this is a casual event and students should dress comfortably.

International Center Orientation for Incoming Students

2018 International Center's Summer Orientation will be held from Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 31.

During Orientation, you will:

  1. Attend workshops designed to help make your transition easier
  2. Enjoy informal social events where you can relax and meet new friends
  3. Talk with other international students, scholars and orientation peer advisors about life in Michigan

Please check International Center Orientation website periodically for updates.

Rackham Fall Welcome and Information Fair for New Graduate Students

Join your fellow graduate students at Rackham's New Graduate Student Fall Welcome and Information Fair on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Though not required, Fall Welcome will feature remarks from campus leaders and an Information Fair with over 70 campus and community organizations. This is your chance to connect with other incoming graduate students and Rackham staff and learn about the many ways in which the University can support you during graduate school. There will be a welcome celebration in the Rackham Auditorium at 1:00 pm followed by a Resource Fair from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.


Please contact us at or 734.615.0496.