First Three New Student Orientation

August 31–September 2, 2018

You're officially a new student at EMU. You attended Fast Track (Part A of orientation) so now it's time to attend First Three, Part B of orientation. We want you to feel comfortable with the people, places and programs that will become your life during the next four years, and First Three will help you do just that.

What happens at First Three Orientation?

EMU First Three Orientation has gone mobile. Get the EMU Engage app to access the most up-to-date information, including schedules, maps and much more. 

Who Attends First Three Orientation?

Orientation is a mandatory program for our new students and designed with both residential and commuter students in mind.

How do I sign up?

If you're registered for classes, you're registered for First Three. 


The first day of the First Three (Friday, August 31, 2018) program is designed specifically for families and guests supporting a student through the college journey. EMU welcomes families and guests; however, there are no special services available for children during this program (maximum of four guests per student).

Special Accommodations

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

If you or a family member who will be attending any part of First Three Orientation have a special medical or dietary need, contact the Orientation and Transition Programs Office at 734.487.1208 or no later than Monday, August 27, 2018.

Questions, Comments or Other Information

Email, call 734.487.1208 or stop by the Campus Life, Orientation and Transition Programs office at 343 EMU Student Center, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

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