As UM-Dearborn kicks off its 50th anniversary year, the campus is gearing up to host its Fall Open House on Sunday, Oct. 4

September 14, 2009

DEARBORN / Sept. 14, 2009---As the University of Michigan-Dearborn kicks off its 50th anniversary year, the campus is gearing up to host its Fall Open House for prospective high school and transfer students on Sunday, Oct. 4, from noon to 3:30 p.m.  

Prospective students, along with family and friends, will have an opportunity to meet with faculty, staff, students and alumni.  Members of the campus community will provide information on undergraduate and graduate programs, admissions procedures, scholarships, financial aid, and co-op and internship opportunities.

The event will offer refreshments and walking tours of campus.  Representatives of UM-Dearborn student organizations will answer questions about campus activities and student life.

“Our Open House provides students and their families a way to experience our metropolitan campus and all of opportunities available at UM-Dearborn,” said Christopher W. Tremblay, director of admissions and orientation.  “This fall, as the campus celebrates a milestone of 50 years of providing academic excellence, we are looking forward to introducing the Michigan community to new students as a way to demonstrate the ‘degree that makes the difference’.”

Open House registration will start at noon outside the University Center building.  On-site admissions will take place from noon to 3 p.m. in the Admissions Office, Room 1145 of the University Center.  Representatives from other campus departments will showcase their services at the event during a browsing fair in the University Center.

UM-Dearborn offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, management, education and public administration.

Students interested in attending Open House should RSVP online at www.umd.umich.edu/openhouse/ or call 313-593-5100.

UM-Dearborn is located at 4901 Evergreen Rd., between Ford Road and Michigan Avenue.

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CONTACT: Tom Hoyt
PHONE: 313-593-5542
The Office of University Relations
Room 1040, Administration Building
University of Michigan-Dearborn