​Welcome to Graduate Studies!

We are so glad you have chosen to pursue your graduate degree at CMU. This online orientation program has been developed to cover information pertinent to your time at CMU as a graduate student. We have strived to cover a variety of non-academic department information, College of Graduate Studies policies and procedures, and helpful information to get you off on the right foot at CMU.

If during your time as a graduate student you need assistance, please contact the Office of Graduate Recruiting and Admission Support (located at 260 Ronan Hall); 774-4723), the Office of Research & College of Graduate Studies (located at 250 Foust Hall); 774-1318), or CMU Graduate Admissions (located at CMU North/Global Campus Building); 774-4444). We are here to serve you! In addition, the Graduate Studies website (www.grad.cmich.edu) contains a great deal of information related to graduate education at CMU and any form related to graduate education that you might need is located here as well.

Again, we are most pleased that you have chosen CMU for your graduate studies. We believe you will find your graduate work here at CMU challenging and rewarding. 

A one-time, $35, non-refundable orientation fee is assessed to all new domestic graduate students. This fee must be paid in order to register for classes. Domestic Orientation Fee Payment . Once this fee is paid the hold will be removed within 12-24 hours from your account and you will be able to register for classes. If you have a Orientation Fee Hold on your account, however, that you believe has already been paid, please call CMU Graduate Admissions at (989) 774-4444, extension 2, to review your file and remove the hold on your account. International student orientation and related fees are administered through the Office of International Affairs.

Let’s Begin!

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