Eastern Michigan University

University Advising and Career Development Center

Advising

Need advising? Use the links below to figure out what you need to do to get started or where to go for help!

I'm a New Freshman

Follow these steps to get enrolled for your first semester at EMU:

  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter
  3. Sign up for Freshman Orientation — Fast Track
I'm a New Transfer Student

Follow these steps to get enrolled for your first semester at EMU:

  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter
  3. Sign up for Transfer in a Day (TID) Orientation 
    1. If you cannot make a TID session, you should meet with an advisor that specializes in your declared major, find your advisor here!
    2. If you're currently enrolled in classes at another institution, please bring an unofficial copy of your transcript to assist in the advising process. Students who are following the MACRAO or Michigan Transfer Agreement and/or an Articulation Agreement should also bring that information to their advising session.
I'm a Currently Enrolled EMU Student

We're happy to meet with you! Are you seeking advising related to:

  1. Verifying General Education Requirements?
    1. Academic Advisors in the UACDC or College (major/minor) Advisors can help you! 
    2. Locate your College Advisor here!
    3. To schedule an appointment with a UACDC Advisor, call 734.487.0400.
  2. Deciding on a Major?
    1. Have you met with a Career Coach? Career Coaches can help you understand how your personality, likes/dislikes, and even stregnths/weaknesses can guide you toward declaring a major. 
    2. To schedule an appointment with a Career Coach, call 734.487.0400.
  3. Understanding Major/Minor Requirements?
    1. Faculty/College Advisors are the authorities on major/minor requirements, so be sure to seek them out for advising each semester
    2. Locate your major/minor advisor here!
I'm a Second Bachelor's Student
  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter
    1. If steps 1 and 2 above have been completed, you're ready to meet with an Academic Advisor to set-up your program of study! Call 734.487.5497 to schedule an appointment!
    2. For additional information regarding Second Bachelor's programs, please choose this option from our menu on the left.
I'm a Dual-Enrolled High School Student (considering or current)
  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter
    1. Check out additional information regarding dual enrollment
    2. If steps 1 and 2 above have been completed, congratulations! Your next step is to schedule an advising appointment by calling 734.487.3129.
I'm Interested in Returning to EMU
Which situation best describes you?
  • Returning after stopping out for 2 or more years and you were in "good academic standing."

Review EMU's procedures for re-enrollment

  • Returning after being academically dismissed from EMU

Review EMU's procedures for readmission

  • Returning after being away from EMU less than 2 years and you were in "good academic standing."

You are still considered an "active" student! Please see the "Currently Enrolled EMU Student" section above for advising options.

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