If you are admitted to an MLC, University Housing will assign you to a residence hall space reserved for participants of that program.
While you are expected to place a high priority on academic pursuits, you will also be encouraged to take full advantage of the special offerings and services of these residential learning communities. You are also expected to be a willing partner in developing and maintaining an environment conducive to the academic pursuits of all program participants.
Step 1: Decide which MLC is right for you
If you're a first-year student in any College/School
If you're a first-year LSA student
You may apply to one or both of these:
- Residential College: apply to the RC on the Common/Coalition Application or bycontacting the RC directly after being admitted to LSA
- Honors Program: apply directly to the program
Note: you can be in both the RC and Honors, but you will not be eligible for Honors Housing.
Note: you can be in the Honors Program and live in one of the other MLCs listed above.
If you're a transfer student
You may apply to these programs:
- Residential College: apply to the RC on the Common/Coalition Application or by contacting the RC directly after being admitted to LSA
- Honors Program: apply directly to the program after being admitted to LSA
- Global Scholars Program
- Max Kade German Residence Program
- Living ArtsEngine: Sophomores/Juniors only. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting your housing application.
- Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts: Sophomores only. Contact LHSP@umich.edu before submitting your housing application.
Step 2: Pay the enrollment deposit or have it waived
Step 3: Apply for University Housing
Step 4: Apply to a MLC (limit 2)*
*The MLC application is Part 2 of the online Housing application. Answer the essay questions for the MLC to which you are applying.