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At Eastern we believe every student’s needs are unique
EMU academic and faculty advisors serve members of our educational community at different stages of their college careers. This level of individual attention helps our students make better and more informed decisions for themselves—faster.
How Can We Best Help You Today
If you’ve been accepted to EMU but have not yet declared a major, your first step is to schedule an appointment with a UACDC advisor.
Have a declared major? Use the Find My Advisor tool to find the correct faculty advisor for your specific degree program.
Have a specific question in mind? Search below to find the option that best describes your situation.
- I’m a new freshman looking to enroll for my first semester at EMU.
- I’m a new transfer student looking to enroll at EMU.Follow these steps to get enrolled for your first semester at EMU:
- Apply to EMU
- Receive admission decision letter.
- Sign up for Transfer in a Day (TID) Orientation
- If you can't make a TID session, meet with an advisor specializing in your declared major, find your advisor here.
- 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 student.Are you seeking advising related to:
- I’m interested in returning to EMU.Which situation best describes you?
Returning after stopping out for two or more years and was last in 'good academic standing'. Review EMU's procedures for re-enrollment.
Returning after being academically dismissed by EMU.
Review EMU's procedures for readmission [PDF].
Returning to EMU after fewer than two years away and was last in 'good academic standing'. You are still considered an "active" student. Refer to the "I'm a currently enrolled student." section above for your advising options.
- I’m a dual-enrolled high school student (considering or current).
Check out the dual enrollment page for all the information you need!
- I’m a second bachelor’s student.
- I’m looking to transfer to a different institution.
If you’re thinking of transferring to another college or university, it’s important to understand the transfer process and plan ahead.
- Talk with Your EMU academic advisor.
First of all, don’t worry: your advisor won’t be “mad” that you’re interested in transferring! He/she can help you confirm whether EMU is the best place for you, given your academic, professional, and personal goals. It’s possible you’ll ultimately decide you don’t want or need to transfer after all.
- Contact an admissions representative at the other school, college or university.
If you have a specific program in mind, ask an admissions representative at the other college or university for information about how to transfer into that program. Admission requirements for transfer students may be different from those for students who entered the program as freshmen. Find out how credit you’ve earned (and any credit in progress) at EMU will transfer. Keep in mind that EMU doesn’t determine whether or how EMU credit transfers to another institution.
If you still want to transfer at this point, then...
- Apply For admission to desired college or university.
As part of the transfer admission process, your desired college or university will require you to submit your official EMU transcript for review. Request that your official EMU transcript be sent to another institution and drop it off at a Service EMU counter or complete the request via your student portal on my.emich.edu.
EMU won’t mail your official transcript if you owe a balance with the University. Also, you’ll need the exact address to which your EMU transcript must be mailed. If you’re planning to receive financial aid at the other institution, be sure to contact that institution’s financial aid office for instructions.
- Talk with Your EMU academic advisor.