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Online Pre-Arrival Course: Preparing for Graduate Success

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Late Registration Deadline EXTENDED: Wednesday, July 21, 2021!

Course Overview

This highly-interactive four-week online course provides newly-admitted U-M international graduate and professional students a unique opportunity to prepare for academic, cultural, and professional success before beginning their academic programs. 

You will learn about the cultural expectations and academic language conventions of graduate study and research in the U.S., as well as campus culture both in and outside the classroom, virtual and in-person.

You will read articles, watch short video lectures and complete assignments. You will refine your language skills through online discussions. Each participant receives extensive individualized feedback from the instructor. The flexible course structure means that you can complete assignments at any time of the day or night as long as you meet weekly deadlines.

Join other new Michigan graduate students in this interactive and engaging online course. You will build friendships and learn about resources to support you from the day you start your graduate student journey. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Summer 2021 Course Details

Space is limited, so register early to reserve your place!

Course Dates: Monday, July 19 - Friday, August 13
Registration/Payment Deadline EXTENDED: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Time commitment: 2-4 hours per week
Course fee: $450

For more information, please email: ELI.Online@umich.edu

*ASYNCHRONOUS course structure allows students to participate from any time zone and complete assignments according to their own schedule. 

VIEW SUMMER 2021 COURSE SYLLABUS

Course fee: $450

For Participants Receiving Departmental Support: Departments may pay for the course fee via Shortcode/Journal Entry to ELI shortcode 424524 *PLEASE NOTE: Paying Dept is to initiate transfer and then send a copy to ELI.AdminStaff@umich.edu. Please contact us at ELI.AdminStaff@umich.edu if you have questions about departmental payments.

For more information, email: ELI.Online@umich.edu