Skip to:

Application Update

The Fall 2018 Rackham Graduate Admission Application will be available September 7, 2017.

Non-degree and Guest Applications

Rackham Graduate School offers several opportunities for non-degree and guest graduate study.

Ann Arbor Guest Application

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.

Big Ten Academic Alliance Traveling Scholar

Apply for permission to take courses at another Big Ten University or the University of Chicago.

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.

Dearborn Guest Application

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.

Departmental Non-Candidate for Degree (NCFD)

Enrollment for 2 terms only in 2 or more courses in a single department or program.

Flint Guest Application

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.

Michigan Intercollegiate Graduate Studies (MIGS) Program Application

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.

Rackham Unclassified Admission

Enrollment for 1 term only and limited to 2 courses total (1 course only per department or program).

Visiting Graduate Students

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.

Visiting Scholars

For individuals who have earned the Ph.D. and/or have a professorial appointment at another institution.

Spring or Summer Guest Application

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.