(Photo credit: Troy A. Blevins / MJ)
(Photo credit: Troy A. Blevins / MJ)


About 2,100 new students and their families were welcomed to The University of Michigan-Dearborn this past week on Tuesday, September 4 for the 10th annual New Student Convocation.

891 freshmen from 183 different high schools, 865 transfers from 168 different colleges or universities, and 360 graduate students are enrolled this year. UM-D also represents a large diversity of international students.

This year will be the largest campus population in the school’s history, with over 9,100 students in total.

This week, be sure to celebrate the new start to school by joining in the fun at Welcome Week. Activities will include a Backyard Bash on the University Center Patio on Wednesday Sept. 12 from Noon to 3 p.m., where students can learn about all UM-D clubs and meet new people.

Also, on Wednesday, the Wolf Pack has a water balloon war scheduled between 1:30 and 3 p.m. between the Science Building and the UC. On Thursday, the Student Activities Board is having an event, Mission IMPROVable, in Kochoff Halls B and C from 1 to 2 p.m.

Be sure to check out the Events page and the Welcome Week posters all around campus to find out what other activities are going on this week at UM-D.

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