New Students

Welcome to all new students beginning in Fall 2022! We look forward to working with you during your time at U-M. Classes begin on Monday, August 29, 2022.

Please read below to learn more about orientation for your academic level. Contact SMTD Admissions with any questions via email or by phone at 734.764.0593.


First Year
Undergraduate Transfers
Graduate Students
International Students

Related Information

Ensemble Auditions

Please visit the ensembles page for more details about audition repertoire and how to schedule an audition.

Request for Private Lessons

Every student who takes a private lesson for credit must fill out an individual studio assignment request form.


SMTD Undergraduate Orientation Coordinator – Haley Pepper (

SMTD Graduate Orientation Coordinator – Joshua Bolton (

U-M Office of New Student Programs (Undergraduates) –