New Student Orientation is a two-part program designed to introduce incoming freshmen to life at EMU and take care of the business of starting your EMU career. Orientation begins in the spring with a one-day Fast Track session and continues in August with First Four, your four day welcome week/campus acclimation process, which starts with move-in day and conclud es with the start of classes. If you have been admitted to EMU as a freshman, you will receive registration information by mail in late January. Registering for Orientation is the official way to notify us that you've decided to attend Eastern!
Yes. Attending both Fast Track and First Four is vital to ensuring your successful transition to EMU! Note: if you live outside of the mid-west United States and are unable to attend Fast Track in person, please complete the online registration form and you will receive alternative instructions for academic advising and fall course registration.
Yes! Our family programs provide valuable information regarding financial, business, academic and community support resources, as well as guidance to help prepare for the transition to college, including changing relationships, family expectations, and student development during the college years. A maximum of two parent or family members may attend Fast Track (no children please), up to four guests may attend the first day of First Four.
No. For incoming freshmen, the cost for Orientation is included in the $300 New Student Fee assessed to your student account at the beginning of your first semester at EMU.
On-line registration for Orientation is closed. If you are a new freshman who still needs to receive academic advising and register for fall semester courses, please contact the Admissions Office at 734.487.6453.
If you are a new freshman who has already received advising and registered for courses, and you wish to sign up for Orientation: First Four, the second part of EMU's orientation program which takes place Sat. Aug. 31- Tues. Sept. 3, please call Campus Life at 734.487.1208.