Checklist: Before Arriving on Campus

1. Create your U-M Uniqname and Email

You should have received an email with instruction on how to create your U-M uniqname.  This uniqname will become your University’s email address.  All official correspondences from us will be sent to your University’s email address. Make sure to check it throughout the summer.

If you haven’t received an email, click the button below:

2. Follow the department on our social media channels

See news about fellow students, events, research, and activities.

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3. Locate Housing

We recommend that you secure housing prior to arriving on campus.  A good starting place is:

4. Submit Immunization and Health Records

Click here for information regarding necessary health and immunizations record requirements.

5. Complete the FAFSA

Complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) in order to qualify for your fellowship if you have not done so already

THIS IS REQUIRED FOR DOMESTIC STUDENTS ONLY. International students are not required to complete the FAFSA.

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6. Familiarize yourself with our advising and course resources

For information on degree requirements, the graduate program manual, additional academic information, dates and deadlines, information for international students, certificate programs, and more please click here.