Walsh College

New Student Orientation


Upcoming dates:

Novi Campus: Thursday, September 17, 2015

Troy Campus: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

New students are strongly encouraged to attend and:

  • Gain insight on how to be a successful student at Walsh College
  • Get educated on important policies and procedures
  • Network with fellow students, faculty and staff
  • Learn how to get the most out of the Walsh College experience
  • Learn about Career Services
  • Take a campus tour and get your ID picture taken
  • Meet with Financial Aid
  • Enjoy food and beverages provided by Walsh College
  • Undergraduate students: Take the Communication Placement Exam *
  • Graduate students: Take the Graduate Communication Assessment **

*Undergraduate Communication Placement Exam:

All new undergraduate students are required to take a placement exam prior to registering for COM 320 Business Communication Methods. The placement exam must be proctored and will be available for students to take before New Student Orientation. If you have not taken the communication placement exam it is highly recommended you arrive early at take the exam. More information regarding the placement exam can be found at: www.walshcollege.edu/undergraduatecommplacementexam

**Graduate Communication Assessment:

All new graduate students entering the MBA, MSF, MSITL, MSM, MSMKT and dual MBA degree programs are required to complete the Graduate Communication Assessment (GCA). The exam must be taken prior to your first COM 510 class session. Students who do not complete the GCA before the first night of COM 510 will be administratively dropped from the course.  More information about the Graduate Communication Assessment can be found here: http://www.walshcollege.edu/graduatecommunicationassessment

Both the Graduate Communication Assessment and the Undergraduate Communication Placement exam will be available for students to take between 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. If you plan on taking the exam you need to arrive no later than 4:45 p.m. to ensure your exam is complete before the start of orientation.


More information will be emailed to those who indicate they would like to take either exam.


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What degree program are you in?
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I plan on taking the Undergraduate Communication Exam before New Student Orientation
I plan on taking the Graduate Communication Assessment before New Student Orientation (only for students in the following degree programs: MBA, MSF, MSITL, MSM, MSMKT and dual degree programs)
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