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Advising

 

SPRING & SUMMER ADVISING
Advising appointments are available! Please choose the "General Advising  for Maj/Min" option to see available appointment dates and times. Phone/Skype appointments are also available upon request. Please contact the Undergraduate Advising Coordinator, Carrie Berger (caberger@umich.edu), the RLL Main Office (rll.undergrad@umich.edu),
or call 734-764-5344. 

Students should schedule appointments using the Online Advising Appointment System.

Please review the information below and then click the button at the bottom of the page to make an appointment.

Important Information: 

Interested in declaring? No appointment is necessary to declare a major or minor.  You must have a declared major to declare a minor. Stop by the RLL main office, 4108 MLB, weekdays between 8-4 to complete the declaration paperwork. Please be advised that major and minor declarations may take up to ten business days to be processed.

International Studies? If you have questions about an International Studies major/minor, please contact the Program for International and Comparative Studies (PICS).  

Questions? See our advising FAQs page or contact a member of the undergraduate services team at rll.undergrad@umich.edu.

Appointment Options

General questions about a major/minor or studying abroad

If you have questions about degree requirements, course selection, or are considering study abroad, please schedule a general advising appointment and review the RLL website.

Going or returning from abroad

You are required to have coursework pre-evaluated by an RLL faculty advisor prior to going abroad; syllabi and specific course descriptions are needed. A final evaluation of coursework is required upon return from abroad. Specific courses and credits must appear on the transcript; syllabi and completed coursework are needed. See the RLL study abroad webpage for details.

Transfer Credit

You are required to have coursework pre-evaluated by an RLL faculty advisor prior to enrolling at another institution; syllabi and specific course descriptions are required. Review this checklist for specific steps regarding transferring domestic credit. 

Please review the following websites:
LSA Transfer Information & Residence Policy
Office of Admissions: Transfer Credit
UM Transfer Course Equivalency Database
Transfer Credit Evaluation (TCE) Form

final evaluation of coursework is required upon returning to UM. Specific courses and credits from the other institution must appear on the UM transcript; syllabi and completed coursework are required.

Honors

Discuss opportunities to complete an RLL honors major or follow-up on your progress toward an RLL honors major.

Graduating

The term prior to your expected graduation, you must have a major/minor release completed by your program of study! Before your appointment, please make sure that your RLL declaration is accurate and that study abroad credits are posted to your transcript and have been evaluated.