UM Visiting Graduate Student Program

The UM System Visiting Graduate Student Program offers eligible graduate students a streamlined process for applying and registering for graduate courses on other UM campuses.

UM System Visiting Graduate Program Requirements:

  • Must be a degree-seeking graduate student at a UM System university
  • Must be in good-standing at both the home and host institutions
  • Must complete and submit a UM System Visiting Graduate Student Application at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the semester
    • The completed application should be submitted to the student's home campus Graduate office for review; if approved the home campus' Graduate office will transmit the approved form to the host campus' Graduate office. The host campus will notify the student when they are eligible to register for courses.

Additional Program Information:

  • No application fee is required
  • All course fees are paid to the host campus
    • Graduate students should contact their home campus financial aid office for more information on financial aid
  • International (non-U.S. citizen) students should consult the international student office on their home campus to determine eligibility for this program
  • Visiting UM Graduate Students are subject all host campus registration requirements and restrictions
  • The graduate student's home campus determines the transferability and maximum number of hours that may be taken as a UM System Visiting Graduate Student
  • To officially transfer courses from the host institution to the student's graduate program, official transcripts must be requested by the student and all if the home institution's transfer policies and processes must be followed