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Welcome to Northern Michigan University

The First Year Student Orientation caters to students new to any university and transfer students with under 12 credits. The First Year Student Program focuses on how to become a successful student at NMU.  The program spends considerable time covering the different academic and social aspects of the university. Students will prepare for the start of the first semester through sessions that cover topics like academic planning, course scheduling, financial resources, and getting involved. 

Freshman Winter Orientation: In-person (i.e. starting classes in January 2023)

  • January 11th & 12th (Wednesday & Thursday)

Freshman Fall Orientation: ALL sessions are in-person (i.e. starting classes in August 2023)

  • June 5th - 7th (Monday -Wednesday)
  • June 12th - 14th (Monday - Wednesday)
  • June 19th - 21st (Monday - Wednesday)
  • June 26th - 28th (Monday - Wednesday)
  • July 5th - 7th (Wednesday - Friday)