Next Steps for Admitted First Year (Freshmen) Students

Future Eagle, welcome home! We are so excited that you plan to join us here at Eastern Michigan University as you pursue your higher education goals. Choosing E is the first step on what we know will be an exciting and fulfilling journey to earn your degree. By telling us that you choose E and filling out the EMU Enrollment Form, you will begin your next steps to become an Eagle, like registering for classes, signing up for housing, sending us your final official transcript, and more! 

Submitting this form does not require  a deposit. It’s the first way for you to let us know that you plan to enroll at EMU.


I Choose E

Orientation Season 2021

EMU Connect is EMU’s three-day fall kickoff program that includes move-in for on-campus residents as well as activities to acquaint you with EMU and our community. This year, EMU Connect will begin on Friday August 27th, 2021. You will receive more information about EMU Connect to your student email ( in the coming weeks and months.

If you have any questions regarding your online orientation or EMU Connect, please contact The Orientation Office. We are open operating remotely and ready to answer your questions!

You can reach us via email at [email protected] or leave us a voicemail on our office phone 734.487.1208 and we will return your call within two business days.

Additional Resources

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

Welcome to EMU Message from President James Smith.

Special Accommodations

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.