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How To Prepare

We're excited that you've chosen to attend the University of Michigan and will be starting your first day as a Wolverine in our Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) Summer program. In order to help you prepare for our first day please complete the following forms: Financial Aid, MyGuide, Placement Exams, and Summer Housing. 

How To Prepare

Orientation & myGuide

CSP Summer works with the Office of New Students Programs to participate in U-M's incoming first-year scholars orientation program. Students admitted to CSP Summer should register for orientation on Monday, June 29* through the Office of New Student Programs and complete all myGuide tasks before arriving to campus.

*If you are a 2020 CSP Summer admit more information regarding orientation will be shared within the coming weeks. 


Complete the tasks below in preparation for your arrival: 


Office of Financial Aid

We encourage you to seek various financial aid opportunities on the Office of Financial Aid's website:

What is financial aid? 

Funding that you use to pay for college. These funds can come in the form of grants, scholarships, work-study, and student loans. All application materials are online and you must apply before we can create a financial aid package for you.

Need help?

Phone: 734-764-9128 


CSP Office Hours: Tuesdays from 9:00AM - 4:30PM.

Student Life Housing

All students in CSP Summer are required to live in University Housing for the Summer Term.

How to Secure University Housing

Beginning in early April, application emails are sent weekly, as enrollment deposits are received. Emails are sent to your UM email account.  You can apply for your summer and fall/winter housing on the same application.  The application must be submitted by the date specified in your email in order to be part of the room assignment lottery—so don’t hesitate. Applications received after this date will be considered for available spaces based on the date the application is received.  If you have not received an email within three weeks of submitting your enrollment deposit and it is after April 7, contact the Housing Information Office at or 734-763-3164.

Once your application is processed, a message will be sent to your University email account when your housing contract is ready for review. Contracts must be signed online within three days from the date of contract notification. Notifications for fall-winter housing will be emailed sometime between June and August.

University Housing Resources

Please see the University Housing website for more information:

Summer Move-In

We know you're eager to learn more about your housing assigment and how to get ready for the first day of CSP Summer. 

In order for move in to run smoothly, we will release important move-in information towards the end of April. Incoming scholars will learn about their assigned move in times, where to unload and park, important documentation to bring, and much more. 

In the meantime, if you have any general questions regarding the program please do not hesitate to let us know at