Walsh College

New Student Orientation

Exclusively for New Walsh College Students

Attend New Student Orientation to:

  • Prepare for a successful future as a Walsh student
  • Learn about important policies and procedures
  • Connect with fellow students, faculty, and staff
  • Get energized and motivated for your academic experience
  • Take a campus tour
  • Have your picture taken for your student ID card
  • Learn about Career Services and Financial Aid
  • Enjoy food and beverages
  • Take your Undergraduate Communication Placement Exam* or Graduate* Communication Assessment**, if needed

Register Now

Select a convenient location for you. Note: If you plan to take a placement exam or assessment, you must arrive no later than 5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 18 @ the Novi Campus from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Register Now - Dec. 18 

Tuesday, Jan. 2 @ the Troy Campus from 5:30-7:30 p.m. 

About the Assessment/Placement Exams

Both the Graduate Communication Assessment and Undergraduate Communication Placement Exam will be available for students to take before the start of orientation. Additional information about each exam is available on the registration page. If you plan on taking the exam you need to arrive no later than 5 p.m.

*Undergraduate Communication Placement Exam

All new undergraduate students are required to take a Communications 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 to take the exam.
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**Graduate Communication Assessment

All new graduate students entering the MAB, 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 or COM 525 (depending on the program) class session. Students who do not complete the GCA before the first night of COM 510/COM 525 will be administratively dropped from the course.
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