Fusion: New Transfer Student Orientation
Welcome to our newly admitted transfer students!
We are glad that you have chosen EMU as the next part of your collegiate journey. Your transition into this community is important to us and we want to make it as smooth as possible to ensure your academic success.
The next step in your transition process is attending Fusion: New Transfer Student Orientation. During Fusion, you can complete all of the "business" of becoming a new student at EMU so you can start your first semester worry free. At the same time, meet fellow transfer students, familiarize yourself with our campus resources, and learn about all the tools we offer to ensure your engagement and academic success.
Transfer Orientation Options
Transfer Orientation for students beginning in Winter 2014 have 3 different options for orientation.
Option 1 is a concise but comprehensive orientation program designed to give you hands-on experience navigating the my.emich portal. This will allow you to check your grades, view your financial aid, pay your bill, and view class schedules for upcoming semesters. You will also learn about academic resources to help you succeed in class, as well as ways to get involved on campus.
While on campus, you can get your EagleOne card, visit the Student Center bookstore, or stop by other departments and offices to complete other last minute business.
This orientation session runs for two hours, and is offered on multiple days for your convenience.
Option 2 is a weekend program, which runs approximately 5 hours long, with an optional campus tour and optional dinner at the end. This orientation session includes information for both students and parents/family members. You will also be able to take care of last minute business, to ensure a smooth start to your semester!
Session dates for Option 1
Thursday, December 12th at 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 13th at 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, December 17th at 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 19th at 11:00 a.m.
Friday, January 3rd at 2:00 p.m.
Session date for Option 2
Sunday, January 5th at 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Click here to begin your registration!
If you aren't able to join us for the face-to-face orientation option, we recommend checking out our online orientation, as it is a great way to get a preview of the offices and services at EMU prior to starting classes. Online Orientation gives you pertinent information about advising, safety, registration and campus services.
Click here to start your online orientation experience.
What to do before you attend Fusion:
1. Meet with an advisor and register for classes! Call the University Advising and Career Development Center at 734.487.2170 to schedule an advising/registration appointment.
3. If you have been following an articulation agreement, please make sure you bring a copy with you to your advising appointment and/or be sure you let the advisor know you have been following one.
Your new student fee includes this important Orientation program, so we encourage you to take advantage of all it has to offer!