- Application Information
- FALL Preview
- The MS program
- The PhD program
- Coursework for MS and PhD students
- The Qualifying Exam (PhD)
- Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs)
- Research and Travel Funding
- Departmental Policies
- Student Publications and Awards
- Resources for Graduate Students
- Graduate Program Statistics
- Professional Development
- Scholarships & Fellowships
Wolverine Access is the University's web portal.
- For prospective students, you will check your application status and accept admission here.
- As a U-M student, go here to check your student account, register for classes, update your address, etc.
CRLT Resources for Graduate Students
The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching has a number of resources for graduate students. You can find the GSI Guidebook here, as well as information about the U-M Graduate Teacher Certificate Program.
The “Preparing Future Faculty” seminar is an annual program for senior students who plan to pursue a career in academia.
Rackham Graduate School
- Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies
- Rackham Academic and Professional Integrity Policy
- Rackham Leave of Absence Policy
- PhD Deadlines and Degree Policies
- Rackham Administered Fellowships and Grants
- Finances for Grad Students and Tax Information for Fellowships
- Fellowships: Stipend Disbursement Calendar
- Rackham Building Study Halls (open Monday-Friday, 8:00am-midnight)
- Help and Support
- Rackham Events Calendar
- Veteran and Military Services
- Graduate students with children
- Students with disabilities
- International students
- LGBTQ+ students
- Students of color
- Undocumented and DACAmented students
- Health and well-being
- Living in Ann Arbor
- University bus system
- Ann Arbor transportation – free for students with a UMID card.
- Campus services
- Help and Support (e.g., conflict resolution, counseling, discrimination and harassment, emergency financial support, legal assistance)
A Rackham Professional Development Grant is intended to support Rackham doctoral students seeking careers both within and outside academia. This funding is to support short-term experiences that promote the development of professional skills which will further a student’s career goals.
The Rackham Graduate Student Emergency Fund is intended to help meet the financial needs of Rackham graduate students who encounter an emergency situation or one-time, unusual, or unforeseen expenses during their degree program.
As students near the completion of their graduate studies, they might be thinking about "what happens now," as it relates to a variety of topics, including insurance coverage and access to campus services. To help address these questions, Rackham developed a frequently asked questions page for graduating students. Read more...
Health Insurance and University Health Service
Graduate students who are employed as a grad student research assistant (GSRA), grad student instructor (GSI), or who are on fellowship are eligible for the University's GradCare health insurance. See the GradCare webpage for more info.
The Well-Being Toolkit at the Office for Student Life
Counseling and Psychological Services
CAPS has an embedded counselor at Rackham: Dr. Laura Monschau, works specifically with graduate students. To schedule an appointment, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. All counseling services are free and confidential.
New International Student Fee – The University implemented a fee of $500 per semester for enrolled international students studying in Ann Arbor with F or J visa status. The university will cover the fee for all Ph.D. students in good academic standing and for students appointed as GSIs or GSSAs, in accordance with the Graduate Employees’ Organization collective bargaining agreement.
Campus Information Center – Information about campus organizations, services and events.