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Graduate School

Grad Orientation

Orientation Information
for New Graduate Students 


Fall 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

EMU Student Center Auditorium

5:00PM-5:30PM: Graduate Assistant & Doctoral Fellow Orientation (only for hired GA's & Doctoral Fellows)
5:30PM-6:30PM: All New Graduate Students Orientation
6:30PM-8:00PM: Pizza Reception at The Tower Inn

Orientation will include a review of important graduate school policies and information, and will feature current graduate students and university resources staff. There will be an opportunity for students to ask questions during the event. We welcome all those attending to a pizza reception at The Tower Inn after the presentation to continue the conversation and meet other new graduate students!

Have questions? Feel free to call The Graduate School at 734-487-0042 or email


Doctoral Student Orientation

Each doctoral program schedules its own doctoral program orientation either before the start of the academic year, or shortly after. Contact your doctoral program coordinator for information about the orientation. 



New Graduate Student To-Do List


Faculty Resources

Graduate School, 200 Boone Hall Phone: 734.487.0042, Fax: 734.481.0650,