Orientation is an important step in your transition to the Michigan community. Learn more here.

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Welcome Events

Get to know fellow Wolverines through our traditions, events, and activities as you start your time on campus.


The University Mentorship Program helps first-year students become more acclimated to campus life and broadens access to all U-M has to offer as they transition from high school into the university setting. Learn more about how to get involved.

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Transfer Connections

Transfer Connections provides support and guidance to first-semester LSA Transfer students as they transition from their prior institutions to the University of Michigan. Learn more about how to get involved.

Other Programs

Learn about our other programs that support new students at the University of Michigan.

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