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How to Apply

MCSP welcomes students from all schools and colleges within the University of Michigan.  Once you have been accepted to the University AND submit your enrollment deposit, you can apply to MCSP through the Housing Administration website.

As soon as we receive your housing information including the MCSP short essay, we will review your application to the program. Admission to our program is done on a rolling basis through mid-summer.

Applying to MCSP is easy. Here's how:

Step 1

Decide that MCSP is the right place for you. 

Step 2

Pay your U-M enrollment deposit. 

Step 3

Receive your Housing Information.

Step 4

Fill out the Online Housing Information. Indicate your preference to be in the Michigan Community Scholars Program (MCSP) and write the one-page essay. 

Step 5

Receive an acceptance letter from MCSP. 

Step 6

Attend Summer Orientation to learn more about MCSP and register for MCSP courses.

Step 7

Move into West Quad with MCSP in the fall.