When do I pick my courses?
As a Future 'Cane you probably have lots of questions about academic life at UM. Below are some common questions asked by our accepted students:
What about my scores for AP/IB/CLEP exams?
To have Advanced Placement, College-Level Examination Program and International Baccalaureate (Level H) examinations scores evaluated for university credit, request that your official Test Result Report be sent directly to the Office of Admission from the College Board or your regional IB office.
For detailed information for AP/IB/CLEP, select from the Helpful Links menu on the right.
After paying your enrollment deposit, freshmen will receive information regarding their first semester courses through their myUM accounts. You can also get an idea of what classes are offered at UM by exploring our course offerings page.
What happens at orientation?
New Student Orientation program is held the week before classes begin in August. Orientation is where you learn what is expected of you as a UM student including: classroom etiquette, honor code requirements and expectations of your professors.
You’ll receive a postcard of orientation dates, to view the preliminary schedule visit the Orientation page.
Need more information? Explore our Helpful Links menu on the right.
What if I’m still unsure about my major?
Undeclared applicants will automatically be placed in the College of Arts & Sciences so they can be advised in the Center for Freshman Advising by special Undeclared Advisors.
UM offers more than 180 majors and programs to fit your unique passion and academic goals. To get started on finding your passion, explore our Majors A-Z and take a look at the Toppel Career Center’s What Can I Do With This Major page.