VII: Admissions and General Information
General Information for All Admitted
newly-admitted student is required to pay a two hundred dollar
non-refundable enrollment deposit in accordance with instructions
provided by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Upon enrollment,
this deposit is applied toward the tuition and fees for the term
for which a student is admitted. Failure to enroll for that
term of admission results in forfeiture of the entire two hundred
and correspondence concerning the enrollment deposit should be
of Undergraduate Admissions,
1220 Student Activities Building,
University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1316
phone: (734) 764-7433
fax: (734) 936-0740.
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
tuition and fees assessed by the University of Michigan are subject
to change without notice by the Regents of the University. The
information provided below is intended for general information
tuition is a student's contribution to the costs of instruction
and library services. In addition, a registration fee ($80.00
for a full term and $40.00 for a half term), a college government
fee ($1.50), a Michigan Student Assembly fee ($5.69), and a Student
Legal Services fee ($5.50) in a full term, 1999-2000, are assessed.
The tuition schedule is based on the number of credits elected
during a specific term as well as on residency status (see Residence
Regulations in this chapter) and class standing: lower-division
(up to 54 credits toward a degree program) or upper-division
(55 or more credits toward a degree program). The following tuition
information is applicable only for undergraduates enrolled at
the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) during the 1999-2000 academic
year. Tuition for the 2000-01 academic year is subject to change.
Tuition for the 1999-2000 academic year for a full program (12-18
credits) was $3074 per term for Michigan resident (lower-division)
students; $9788 per term for non-Michigan resident (lower-division)
students; $3476 per term for Michigan resident (upper-division)
students; and $10482 per term for non-Michigan resident (upper-division)
tuition schedule for programs of less than 12 credits or more
than 18 credits varies according to the specific number of credits
elected, residency status, and lower/upper division status. Current
tuition and fee schedule information is available from the Office
of the Registrar. Tuition and fees are payable prior to registration,
after registration, or in two installments during a full term
(one installment during a half-term). The number and dates of
installment payments are specified prior to the beginning of
information refers to tuition only and does not include
the cost of housing, board, or personal incidental expenses.
University housing rates are available from the University Housing
Office. Information about average student expenses based on class-level,
and residency is available from the Office of Financial Aid.
are required to pay all accounts due the University in accordance
with regulations set forth for such payments. Students with a
"financial hold credit" are not able to register and
cannot obtain a transcript of previous academic work.
Office of Financial Aid (OFA) administers financial aid programs,
and assists students with budgeting. Most aid is awarded on the
basis of financial need. Students are encouraged to take advantage
of financial counseling services even if they are not receiving
financial aid. Emergency and/or short-term loans are available
to students for educationally related expenses.
are considered for grants, scholarships, loans and work-study
employment. Scholarships for entering undergraduates are awarded
through the admissions process.
must apply for financial each year that they wish to receive
aid. To apply:
students must submit to the federal processor a Free Application
for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available from OFA, high school
guidance counselors, by calling 1-800-4-FEDAID, or on the WEB:
UM students must also submit signed copies of their and their
parent(s)' income tax returns directly to OFA. OFA will notify
students who previously applied for aid of complete application
instructions each January.
students may be asked to submit tax returns and/or other documentation
after submitting their FAFSAs.
specific information about procedures and deadlines, contact
Office & Mailing Address:
2011 Student Activities Building
1212 Pierpont Commons
Office of New Student Programs provides an Orientation program
that assists students in making their entry into the University
as smooth as possible. Orientation offers students the opportunity
to talk with an academic advisor, plan a course of study, register
for classes, meet new friends, and obtain assistance as they
become familiar with the University and its resources. These
programs, offered prior to each academic term, serve students
admitted to most schools and colleges of the University of Michigan.
All new first-year and transfer students, including transfer
students from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and the University
of Michigan-Flint, are required to participate in Orientation
in order to register for classes. Cross-campus transfer students,
non-degree students, and readmitted students are not required
to participate, although they are welcome to do so if they wish.
first-year students admitted for the fall term are expected to
participate in a three-day Orientation session on campus during
the summer. Transfer students admitted to Fall Term are expected
to attend a one-day orientation session during the summer. The
Office of New Student Programs sends complete information about
these programs to students admitted for fall term beginning in
April and to students admitted for other terms about four weeks
before the term begins.
Office of New Student Programs (ONSP) is a central point for
new students to receive information about the University. It
is here to serve you and answer all of your questions. Please
feel free to contact us anytime at (734) 764-6413, or via e-mail
We're located at 3511 Student Activities Building, or on the
web at http://www.onsp.umich.edu/.
students are required to have a university identification number,
uniqname and password for registration and record purposes. A
University of Michigan uniqname, and UMICH password are keys
to gaining access to all computing resources and including the
new registration process. The uniqname is printed in lower case
letters on the back of the student's MCARD. Students receive
the password during the orientation process. Students without
a uniqname/ password and those who have forgotten their password
need to go to the ITD Accounts Office, located in the basement
of the Michigan Union, Campus Computing Site. New students receive
all necessary registration materials by participating in the
official Orientation Program conducted by the Office of New Student
Programs. Students enrolled in the College of Literature, Science,
and the Arts register and make drop/add changes through the CRISP
a university-wide registration system. All students should register
by the end of the registration period indicated in the academic
calendar. Late registration carries an additional fee. After
the third week of a full term, students are not permitted to
register unless permission has been granted by the Academic Standards
Board. (Honors students obtain permission from the Honors Program.)
See Time Schedule for further instruction.
the third week of a full term (second week of a half-term) students
need authorization to process all election changes; there is
no reduction in fee, "W" grade for dropping a course.
Courses must be modified to P/f (or P/F removed) prior to this
election activity should be confirmed on Wolverine Access.
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