Michigan Engineering Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Research Fellows attend Orientation at the Power Center for the Performing Arts in Ann Arbor, MI on August 29, 2018. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering, Communications & Marketing

Orientation Schedule

Master’s Students, Doctoral Students, & Postdoctoral Fellows

August 18: 2:30-4:30pm EDT*
This opening session provides opportunities to hear from Dean Gallimore and other College leaders, receive crucial updates about campus, learn about College resources for graduate students, and have one on one conversations with graduate student organizations. 
  • 2:00pm EDT Program Welcome and Updates by College of Engineering Administration
  • 2:20pm EDT Your Questions Answered
  • 2:50pm EDT The Guild
  • 3:25pm EDT Welcome from Graduate Student Advisory Committee
  • 3:30pm EDT Formal Programming Concludes
*3:30-4:30pm EDT Graduate Student Organization Fair
Meet with our graduate student organizations individually and learn more about how you can get involved on campus.
August 19: 2-4pm EDT
You will meet with your fellow students as you move “virtually” through 9 custom, graduate student focused sessions.  Sessions topics will have unique content, time for Q&A, and some Michigan Engineering fun scattered throughout.  Attend all 9 and you will arrive prepared to come to campus, not to mention, you will “unlock” some awesome Michigan Engineering SWAG.

Resources for Incoming Graduate Students

Information You Need to Know

Incoming Graduate Student FAQs

Funding Sources & Fellowships

Pre-Arrival Guide for New International Students

International Center Orientation

Michigan Engineering Honor Code (pdf)

Rackham Fall Welcome and Information Fair

How to Get the Mentoring You Want: A Guide for Graduate Students (pdf)

UM Student Rights and Student Records (FERPA)