This is the link to your online EMU Orientation portal where you will learn about academic resources, Financial Aid, Student Business Services, Campus Safety and more. The link will take you to a screen where you will sign in with your EMU NetID.

NOTE: Please be sure to have registered for an advising appointment by completing the I Choose E form BEFORE logging in to your online orientation. Once you have registered for an advising appointment it is mandatory to complete the Online Orientation prior to attending your advising appointment. 

Online Orientation portal

Orientation Group
Student Orientation Advising & Registration - SOAR

Student Orientation Advising & Registration (SOAR) days will remain mandatory for all first-year students. This event will include advising and fall course registration, small group time led by a peer mentor, presentations from Financial Aid and other campus departments.

SOAR is how a new student commits to attending Eastern Michigan University. The program runs from March through August.

EMU Connect

EMU Connect is an exciting weekend of events and activities prior to the start of classes on August 26, 27, & 28, 2022. EMU Connect will provide students with opportunities to form relationships and connections with peer mentors, as well as other students in the incoming class. 

View a PDF of the 2022 EMU Connect schedule here. **Please note that times and locations are subject to change and will be updated in a timely manner.**

You'll receive more information about EMU Connect via your student email ( in the coming days. You can also download the official EMU smartphone app, the EMU Engage App, and check out the Orientation tile for more details.

Welcome to EMU Message from President James Smith.

Additional Resources

If you have any questions about these materials or the content included in them, please reach out to [email protected].

If you have accessibility or accommodation needs due to a disability, contact EMU's Disability Resource Center at 734.487.2470. Reasonable arrangements require practical advanced notice of need.