Academic Preparation for Future Canes
GET STARTED
1
Request Info
2
Visit
3
Apply
GET STARTED
1
Request Info
2
Visit
3
Apply
Frequently asked questions for Future Canes:

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 Undergraduate Admission from the College Board or your regional IB office.

When do I pick my courses?

After paying your enrollment deposit, freshmen will receive information regarding their first semester courses through their CaneLink accounts. You will also receive a guide named "The Road to UM" to assist you in taking the next steps at the University. You can also get an idea of what classes are offered at UM by exploring CaneLink.

What happens at orientation?

New Student Orientation 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.

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 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 page and take a look at the Toppel Career Center’s What Can I Do With This Major page.