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The New Student Orientation Program provides comprehensive programs and services that facilitate the transition of new students to Northern Michigan University prior to the start of classes. All new students to Northern Michigan University are required to attend an orientation session prior to registering for classes. You will need to attend an orientation session to register for winter, summer or fall courses. Guest students who are only attending NMU for the summer semester are not required to attend orientation.


Students who have missed the summer orientation sessions can still register for the fall semester by attending the Fall Make-Up Orientation or the Transfer Online Orientation.  Register today!

Registration for Fall Make-Up Orientation 2017 is: 
OPEN for registration.
(Please review the refund policy before registration)

Registration for Summer 2017 Online Transfer Orientation is: 
OPEN for registration
(Please review the information regarding the refund policy and the Online Orientation before registration)
(Art & Design students are not eligible for the Online Transfer Orientation and must register for the in person orientation)



Click here to view session schedules and other session information!

Do you have any questions?

Please contact our office at:
(906) 227-1707
or orient@nmu.edu

Summer 2017 Orientation Dates

Fall Make-Up Orientation
First Year Students: Wednesday - Thursday August 23-24
Transfer: Wednesday - Thursday August 23-24

Online Transfer Students:
Registration open.

Looking for check-in information?

View session schedules & other session information here!


NMU works hard to place students in courses that are appropriate for their skill levels. Some decisions are based on admission data while others are based on test scores. Read the information below to learn more about placement and placement exams. <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/orientation/courseplacement">Learn more about the different placement options</a>As students sign up and prepare for orientation, there will certainly be questions. We have gathered some of those questions on our <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/orientation/frequently-asked-questions">frequently asked questions page.</a> If you don

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