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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.

Orientation Dates for Winter 2017:

First Year Student Orientation
Wednesday through Thursday January, 11 - 12

Transfer Student Orientation
Wednesday through Thursday January, 11 - 12

Transfer Student Online: Available 

Click here to view session schedules and other session information!



Registration for In-Person Winter & Summer 2017 Orientation is: OPEN
Registration for the Winter 2017 Transfer Online Orientation is: OPEN
(Please review the refund policy before registration)

Registration for Summer 2017 Transfer Online Orientation is: CLOSED
Registration will open for Summer Transfer Online Orientation in February.



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

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