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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.

Registration

Registration for Winter 2018 Orientation is: 
OPEN for registration.
(Please review the refund policy before registration)

Registration for Summer 2017 Orientation is: 
OPEN for registration.
(Please review the refund policy before registration)

Registration for Winter 2018 Transfer Online Orientation is: 
OPEN for registration. 
(Please review information regarding the refund policy and Online Orientation before registration)
(Art & Design students are not eligible for Online Transfer Orientation)

(Registration for Summer 2018 Transfer Online Orientation is closed and will open February 2018)
 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

or

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

Orientation Dates

Winter 2018 Orientation
First Year Students: Wednesday-Thursday January 10 & 11
Transfer: Wednesday-Thursday January 10 & 11

Online Transfer Students:
Winter Online Orientation: Open for registration.
Summer Online Orientation: Will open in early February.

Summer 2018 Orientation
First Year Students:
Monday June 11 - Wednesday June 13
Monday June 18 - Wednesday June 20
Monday June 25 - Wednesday June 27
Sunday July 1 - Tuesday July 3
Monday July 9 - July 11

Commuter Students:
Friday June 22

Transfer Students:
Friday June 8 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
Or 
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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New Student Orientation Program906-227-1707800-682-9797orient@nmu.edu