Eastern Michigan University

University Advising and Career Development Center

Advising

Interested in advising? Use the links below to figure out what you need to do before your first advising appointment.

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 Fusion Orientation — Fast Track
I'm a New Transfer Student
  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter
  3. If steps 1 and 2 above have been completed, you're ready to meet with an Academic Advisor.
    1. Just call 734.487.0400 to schedule your appointment!
      Please note: If you're currently enrolled in classes at another institution, bring along an unofficial copy of your transcript to assist in the advising process. In addition, community college students who are following the MACRAO Agreement and/or an Articulation Agreement should bring agreement 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. General Education Requirements?
    1. Terrific! Advisors in the University Advising & Career Development Center specialize in General Education requirements.
    2. To schedule an appointment, just call 734.487.0400.
  2. Major/Minor Requirements?
    1. Academic Advisors in the University Advising & Career Development Center specialize in General Education requirements and are also able to offer general information and suggestions regarding major/minor requirements.
    2. Faculty/College Advisors are the authorities on major/minor requirements, so be sure to seek them out for advising each semester. Need assistance locating your major/minor advisor?
I'm a Second Bachelor's Student
  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter
  3. 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!.
    1. Just call 734.487.5497 to schedule your appointment!
  4. For additional information regarding Second Bachelor's programs, please choose this option from our menu on the left.
Dual-Enrolled High School Student (considering or current)
  1. Apply to EMU
  2. Receive admission decision letter and check out additional information regarding dual enrollment
  3. If steps 1 and 2 above have been completed, congratulations! Your next step is to schedule an advising appointment by calling 734.487.3129.
Returning to EMU
  1. Which situation best describes you?
    1. Returning after stopping out for 2 or more years
      1. Review EMU's readmit procedures
    2. Returning after being dismissed from EMU
    3. Away from EMU less than 2 years - (and were not dismissed)
      1. You are still considered an 'active' student. Please see the 'Currently Enrolled EMU Student' section above for advising options.