Winter 2013 Orientation
Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 4:00 p.m.
The Office of Graduate Programs is hosting an orientation for newly admitted graduate students on Thursday, January 3, 2013. The orientation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the Michigan Rooms of the University Center.
The event will include remarks from university officials followed by presentations that will orient new students to various campus services:
Learn how to use the Student Information System (SIS)
- Become familiar with the campus online community, Blackboard
- Obtain your UM-Flint parking permit
- Buy books in the University of Michigan-Flint Bookstore
- Receive your student identification card, the M-Card
Speak with a financial aid representative
- Register for classes
- Set up wireless laptop
Schedule of Events:
4 - 4:30 p.m. | Student Information System (SIS) introduction - optional
4:30 - 5 p.m. | Blackboard system introduction - optional
5 - 5:45 p.m. | Opening remarks and presentations about campus services
5:45 - 7 p.m. | Program orientation or advising
We welcome all new graduate students to attend the first parts of the general orientation from 4:00 - 5:45. At 5:45, faculty and staff advisors from the following graduate programs will be available to talk to you about your program and answer any questions that you may have:
- Arts Administration (MA)
- Biology (MS)
- Chemistry/Biochemistry (MS)
- Computer Science and Information Systems (MS)
- Early Childhood Education (MA)
- English Language and Literature (MA)
- Health Education (MS)
- Liberal Studies (MA)
- Literacy Education (MA)
- Mathematics (MA)
- Public Administration (MPA)
- Public Health (MPH)
- Social Sciences (MA)
- Special Education (MA)
- Technology in Education (MA)
If your program of study is not listed, it is because your program is having a separate program orientation or is advising its students individually. Please contact your advisor or the program director for further information.
If you plan to attend the Graduate Student Orientation, we ask that you RSVP to the Office of Graduate Programs by logging in to SIS at www.umflint.edu/sis and visiting the New Student Menu, or by contacting us at email@example.com or (810) 762-3171.
If you are unable to attend the orientation, we encourage you to contact your advisor to select winter courses and discuss your program.