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Welcome to Graduate Studies!

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

We are here to serve you! The Graduate Studies website 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. In addition, we are committed to supporting you throughout your time pursuing your graduate degree at CMU. Use the following contact information as needed:

Office of Graduate Recruiting, 230 Ronan Hall, 774-4723
Office of Graduate Studies, 251 Foust Hall, 774-1318
Admissions Processing, CMU North, 774-4444
Office of Global Engagement, 330 Ronan Hall, 774-4308

A one-time, $35, non-refundable orientation fee is assessed to all new domestic graduate students. This fee must be paid 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. However, if you have an Orientation Fee Hold on your account that you believe has already been paid, please call CMU Admissions Processing 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 Global Engagement.

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.

To begin the orientation, click on the link below and "enroll" on the next screen.