The mission Orientation, Advisement & Registration (OAR) is to facilitate the successful transition of new students to UMD; prepare students for academic, interpersonal, and interpersonal opportunities and responsibilities; and promote student learning, development, and success.

Confirm Your Enrollment

We'd love to have you join the Bulldog community! Confirm your intent to enroll to learn more. You'll be on the path to selecting a registration date and taking the next steps in becoming a Bulldog.

If You Are Starting in Spring 2022

There are a few things to complete and be sure you have ready for your registration session. You may have already completed a few of these items when you visited the Admitted Students page. The Prior to Your Registration Date page will provide reminders of what you'll want to complete as early as possible so you're ready to go on registration day.

If You Are Starting in Fall 2022

We are currently working on creating a great OAR experience for you that will take place in early summer 2022. More information will available in the coming months.

Families + Guests

We've put together some resources on our Families + Guests page to get you acclimated to a variety of resources across campus to help your student as they transition to life at UMD.


You have questions. We have answers. Check out the FAQs page to see answers to questions you’re most likely thinking about.