Freshman orientation details

Freshman orientation sessions for students entering fall 2015 begin in the spring. We look forward to meeting you and making your transition to Wayne State as smooth as possible.

Winter admits should register and attend orientation on one of the following dates:
December 16
December 18
January 7

During the orientation program, you’ll learn about campus resources, meet with your academic advisor and register for your first semester of classes at Wayne State. The day is planned with your success in mind.

Please note that activities include extensive computer use and walking. 

Special Accommodations

Wayne State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Those who would like to request an accommodation due to a special need or condition should write to

Requests should be made 10 days prior to your scheduled orientation session. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Matriculation fee

Students will automatically be billed a $250 matriculation fee at the time tuition and fees are assessed, regardless of orientation program attendance. This fee covers the cost of orientation, graduation and commencement.