Fall 2020 Graduate Orientation

We will be giving away Door prizes!

Must be a newly admitted student for the spring/summer/fall 2020 semester to enter drawing. Must be present to win.

Save the date: TBD in AUgust 2020
5:00 - 7:00 PM
Michigan Rooms of University Center

The Office of Graduate Programs is hosting an orientation for newly admitted graduate students. The orientation will be from approximately 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the Michigan Rooms of the University Center.  Map here. (Note:  International students also have an international orientation they are required to attend.)

We welcome all new graduate students to attend the first part of the general orientation from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. At 6:00 p.m., 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)
  • Computer Science and Information Systems (MS)
  • Early Childhood Education (MA)
  • Educational Technology (MA)
  • Education with Secondary Certification (MAC)
  • English Language and Literature (MA)
  • Health Care Management (MS)
  • Liberal Studies (MA)
  • Literacy Education (MA)
  • Mechanical Engineering (MSE)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • Public Health (MPH)
  • Social Sciences (MA)

*If your program is not listed above, please refer to the bottom of the page for additional information on program specific orientations.

The event will include remarks from university officials followed by presentations that will orient new students to various campus services:

  • Obtain your UM-Flint parking permit (vehicle registration encouraged prior, click here for more info)
  • Pick-up your student identification card, the M-Card (photo upload required prior, click here for more info)
  • Speak with a financial aid representative
  • Register for courses
  • Hear from departments on-campus such as Public Safety and Frances Willson Thompson Library.

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 http://sis.umflint.edu and visiting the New Student Menu, or by contacting us at FlintGradOffice@umich.edu

Simply by attending you will receive a free gift and will be entered into the drawing to win our door prizes! Please note you must be present to win.

If you are unable to attend the orientation, we encourage you to contact your advisor to select courses and discuss your program.

Anesthesia (DNAP) 2020 Orientation

Details TBD

EdS/EdD 2020 Orientation

Details TBD

Educational Administration (MPA) 2020 Orientation

Details TBD

Inclusive Education Orientation

A formal orientation is not held for the Inclusive Education program.  A welcome video featuring Dr. Sreckovic will be shared with admitted students.  

Please contact Dr. Sreckovic with any questions.

International Student Orientation

Fall 2020: August 26-28

Please refer to the International Center website or email the International Center for additional information.

Occupational Therapy (OTD) 2020 Orientation

Details TBD

Physical Therapy (DPT) 2020 Orientation

Details TBD

School of Management Orientation

Fall 2020: August 21, 2020
Winter 2021: December 18, 2020

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1 Riverfront Center, 2200 Riverfront, Flint, MI 48502-1950

School of Nursing Orientation

Details TBD