Freshman Student Orientation

2024 Freshman Orientation
For freshman students beginning school in August 2024

All incoming freshman students must participate in an orientation session in order to register for their classes. Freshman Orientation dates are held in April, June, and July. These dates will be available soon, and registration for orientation will open in February.

ORIENTATION STEP 1: Before Your Orientation Day

Orientation Step 1 SIGN UP FOR ORIENTATION Select your preferred orientation date and register to attend!
Before Orientation SET UP ACCOUNTS Set up your UM Email and Banner Self Service Accounts
RESOURCES Browse the resources available on our Orientation Resources page

ORIENTATION STEP 2: On Your Orientation Day

Step 2 MEET YOUR ORIENTATION GROUP Attend your Orientation Group meeting, meet your peers, and ask your Orientation Leaders questions. 
Day of Orientation REGISTER FOR YOUR CLASSES Register for your fall classes through Banner Self Service following your advising appointment.
GET YOUR STUDENT ID MADE Visit the Solution Center to take your ID photo, and pick your ID up at Orientation Check-Out.


Day of Orientation 2023 FRESHMAN ORIENTATION
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m.- Orientation Check-in, Campus Resource Fair
  • 9:30-9:45 a.m.- Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:45-10:45 a.m.- STUDENTS- Orientation Group Meetings, PARENTS/GUESTS- Student Services Session
  • 11-11:30 a.m.- Financial Preparedness Session
  • 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.– Lunch
  • 12:30-1:15 p.m.- Bookstore and Registrar Session
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m.- STUDENTS- Course Registration, PARENTS/GUESTS- Student Panel, Supporting Your Student
  • 2:30-4 p.m.- Check-out, Student Involvement Fair