Rackham Graduate School offers several opportunities for non-degree and guest graduate study.
Apply or enroll in a graduate course on the Ann Arbor campus if you are a Rackham graduate student currently enrolled on the Dearborn or Flint campuses.
The purpose of the Big Ten Academic Alliance Traveling Scholar program is to enable Ph.D. Candidates at Big Ten Academic Alliance institutions to take advantage of special education opportunities on other Big Ten Academic Alliance campuses. Any regularly admitted graduate student in good standing in a doctoral degree program at a Big Ten Academic Alliance university is eligible to apply. Visits are limited to two semesters or three quarters on another campus.
Apply or enroll in a graduate course on the Dearborn campus if you are a Rackham graduate student currently enrolled on the Ann Arbor or Flint campuses.
Enrollment for 2 terms only in 2 or more courses in a single department or program.
Apply or enroll in a graduate course on the Flint campus if you are a Rackham graduate student currently enrolled on the Ann Arbor or Dearborn campuses.
Apply for permission to take graduate courses another participating university in the State of Michigan.
Graduate students who are in good standing in a degree program are eligible to elect courses at several graduate schools in Michigan with the approval of both the host and home faculty. This program for guest scholars enables graduate students to take advantage of unique educational opportunities throughout the state. Contact the graduate admissions office at your home university for a list of participating universities and MIGS liaison officers.
Enrollment for 1 term only and limited to 2 courses total (1 course only per department or program).
Departments, programs and other academic units of the University of Michigan may invite graduate student researchers from outside the University as Visiting Graduate Students. This status is reserved for graduate students who are invited to pursue a program of research during a limited term of residence.
For individuals who have earned the Ph.D. and/or have a professorial appointment at another institution.
To apply for admission as a spring or summer semester guest student for Institute, Workshop, and Short Course participants.
Wayne State University - University of Michigan Dual Registration
Students enrolled at either Wayne State University or the University of Michigan may elect a course or courses in the other institution if the course fits their program but is not available in their home institution. The student must have written approval of the department chairperson in their major area at the home college and the approval of their Dean. The election must also be approved by the department which offers the course. Students desiring to participate in Wayne State University - University of Michigan dual registration should obtain the necessary forms from the Registrar’s office at each university. For more information contact Sally Carpenter in U-M’s Registrar's Office.