Register for an Academic Advising Date

Registration for Orientation will begin in late/mid-May. You will not be able to register for an academic advising date until you have received an email to do so from the Office of New Student Programs.

Enrollment Deposit

Before you can register for orientation, you must pay the $300 enrollment deposit (or have it waived by the University). In addition, you must set up your official University of Michigan computing account and get your uniqname. It takes a few days for the enrollment deposit and the uniqname to officially become activated in the University of Michigan system. You will not be able to sign up for an orientation advising date until the enrollment deposit and the uniqname have been fully activated in the system. 

Wolverine Online Orientation Invitation

Wolverine Online Orientation invitations will be sent via email to all students who have paid their enrollment deposits, beginning in late/mid-May. The Orientation invitation will be sent to your UMICH email account. You will not be able to access Wolverine Online Orientation registration until your uniqname and Kerberos password have been created, and once created, it can take up to 24 hours before your uniqname is activated in the system. 

Register for an Academic Advising Date

You must have your uniqname and password in order to proceed with the registration process; please note that it can take 24-48 hours for your enrollment payment to process and for the activation of your uniqname. The online registration system does not go live until early-May when the email invitations are sent. Once you receive your Wolverine Online Orientation invitation via email, follow the instructions in the email and register for orientation: 

  • Go to: and log in using your uniqname and password
  • Select: “Student” tab, followed by “Undergraduate Orientation”
  • Select: “Register for an Advising date" in your Orientation Center to begin the registration process

 If you have questions about orientation, please call ONSP at (734) 764-6413 or email at

Registration Confirmation

Within 24 hours of completing the registration process, you will receive confirmation of your assigned orientation date to your UMICH email account. Your confirmation email will include specific information about Wolverine Online Orientation and next steps.