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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 for Orientation is now closed, and will re-open early October for Winter 2018 Orientation. 


Want to learn more about Winter Orientation? Click here to view SAMPLE session schedules and other session information._

Do you have any questions?

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

Winter 2018 Orientation Dates

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

Online Transfer Students:
Winter Online Orientation Opens early October. 

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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New Student Orientation Program906-227-1707800-682-9797orient@nmu.edu