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Student receives bag of goodies at New Freshmen Orientation Student receives bag of goodies at New Freshmen Orientation

New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Central Michigan University!

We are thrilled to welcome you as you begin your journey as a CMU Chippewa!

We understand starting college for the first time or changing schools can be both an exciting and stressful time. Orientation is all about developing your own Central connections! You'll be introduced to the people, resources and opportunities to assist you throughout your student experience. And rest assured, your New Student Orientation experience will leave you feeling more prepared to begin this exciting next chapter of your life here at CMU.

New Student Orientation is required for all main campus, freshmen, and transfer degree-seeking students. Review your next steps below before attending your orientation session. If you have any questions, please contact the Orientation Office at 989-774-6629 or orientation@cmich.edu.