For students enrolled on the UM Ann Arbor campus for the Winter 2024 term, the deadline to apply to OS is:
MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2024
For transfer students whose first term at UM will be Fall term 2024, the deadline to apply to OS is:
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2024
To VIEW a pdf sample copy of the previous years application, click here. The new Fall 2024 application will be posted here on Nov 1, 2023.
The application consists of three parts: application form, essay, and resume.
You may start an application, save it, and return to it as many times as you like before submitting. Once you submit, you can no longer make changes to the application through this website.
You are not required to submit transcripts. The OS Program will obtain your transcripts from UM records. If you have attended another college and the transcript has not been received at UM, please contact us.
If you are applying to OS for Fall 2024, but will not yet be an enrolled student on the Ann Arbor campus by the application deadline, please contact us for a separate application link.
- Review of applications does not begin until after the application deadline.
- All applications receive a holistic review by members of a faculty committee.
- Students will be notified of decisions by email at approximately 5pm the last Friday in February.
- For more information about the application or the application review process, please visit the Prospective Student FAQs page.