When you’re ready to take the next step

Once you’ve been admitted to a UM-Flint graduate program, take the next steps in your educational journey and prepare to reach your academic as well as professional goals. If you have any questions about the admission process, contact the Office of Graduate Programs at (810) 762-3171 or email graduate@umflint.edu. We’re here to help you advance your knowledge and your future.

STEP 1: VISIT MY.UMFLINT.EDU

This online portal is your information connection to UM-Flint. From My.UMFlint.edu, you’ll be able log in to the Student Information System (SIS) to register and pay for classes, schedule advising, check your financial aid status, get updates from the university, upload documents, and more. Learn more about using SIS.

Your Uniqname and UMID needed to log in to My.UMFlint.edu was sent to you by the Office of Graduate Programs.

STEP 2: REGISTER FOR AND ATTEND ORIENTATION

For your convenience, UM-Flint offers an online graduate student orientation designed to introduce you to policies, procedures, and other information you need to know. We also encourage you to attend our on-campus graduate student orientation for a personal introduction to UM-Flint. 

Many graduate programs also hold their own mandatory orientations so be sure to check directly with your program.

STEP 3: MAKE ENROLLMENT DEPOSIT (IF REQUIRED)

Certain graduate programs require students to submit an enrollment deposit to secure their space. Check here to find out if your program requires a deposit, and for instructions on how to make your deposit online, by check, or by money order.

STEP 4: LOG IN TO YOUR UM-FLINT EMAIL ACCOUNT

Log in to and set up your university email account at email.umflint.edu, using the same password you used to set up My.UMFlint.edu.

Then be sure to check your email often for tuition payment information, registration dates, financial aid options, and other important information.

STEP 5: CHECK OUT BLACKBOARD AT BB.UMFLINT.EDU

Blackboard is the online course management system used by many classes to share important information. While you’re there, visit the online Graduate Student Community for announcements.

STEP 6: MEET WITH YOUR ADVISOR

You’ll find a partial listing of graduate program advisors here. Your assigned advisor should have also been included in your admission letter. Schedule time to meet with your program advisor for guidance on selecting classes to ensure on-time graduation. If you’re unsure who your advisor is, contact your graduate program.

STEP 7: REGISTER FOR CLASSES

Log in to the Student Information System (SIS) to register for courses online.

STEP 8: ATTEND ORIENTATION

If you plan on attending the on-campus orientation, the Office of Graduate Programs will send you the date, time, and location. You’ll also receive an orientation invitation with additional details.

Other Important Information

Enrollment Verification

View the criteria for full-time enrollment for graduate students.

Academic Standing Policies

View the academic standing requirements needed to maintain status as a graduate student at UM-Flint.

Changing Degree Programs

Current UM-Flint graduate students seeking admission to a new or additional UM-Flint graduate degree or certificate program should submit the application for dual degree or change of program. If you wish to change or add a concentration, please consult with your department or program advisor.