New Student Orientation

students at fall reconnection

Thursday, August 31, 2017

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.

New Students

International Center Orientation for Incoming Students

2017 International Center's Summer Orientation will be held from Monday, August 14 through Friday, September 1.

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 morning, September 1, 2017.

Though not required, Fall Welcome will feature remarks from campus leaders and an Information Fair with over 70 campus and community organizations. The event will conclude with a lunch that students can enjoy on Rackham's East Lawn or take to go. This is your chance to connect with other new incoming graduate students and Rackham staff and learn about the many ways in which the University can support you during graduate school.


Please contact us at or 734.615.0496.