Welcome, LSA Class of 2026!
We are so excited you are here at the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts at the University of Michigan! We hope that the next four years bring incredible opportunities and help you forge life-long friendships.
The LSA Scholarships Office typically invites first-year LSA Scholars to a big welcome party at the start of the academic year to answer your questions and connect you with lots of resources to help you achieve your best at Michigan. This year, we wanted to do our part to reduce the number of large gatherings happening on campus. That's why we've created this dedicated online space just for you! We designed it to serve as a place for connection and exploration, all within a safe, online environment.
Before digging into all the resources available on this page—and we hope that you will—be sure to watch Dean Curzan's welcome address. Her video speech is full of sage advice about cultivating personal, academic, and professional success. She also provides crucial reminders to build spaces for rest, play, and joy into your daily life.
Again, we are so excited that you are here. If you have any questions, or would like to connect with the LSA Scholarships team, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via email or schedule an appointment.
A Welcome Message from Dean Anne Curzan
Dr. Anne Curzan, Dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, shares a few words with this year's incoming class of LSA Scholars.
Have questions about your Service Requirement?
LSA Scholars are required to complete 20 hours of community service each year as a requirement of their scholarship.
To help everyone meet this requirement safely, we have created an alternative service program option for the 2021-22 academic year. Students can still choose to complete 20 hours of service, OR they can participate in a number of virtual, pre-approved activities built around service, wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Click the button to learn more about your service requirement and this alternative program. Still have questions about the Service Program? You can always make an appointment to speak with one of our coordinators.
By joining the nation's leading liberal arts college, you have access to a variety of unique resources custom-tailored to help you connect your education inside the classroom with experiential-learning outside. From internships to study abroad to student organizations, there are plenty of opportunities to expand your skills and gain new perspectives. But, it goes even deeper than that. LSA provides access to resources that support the whole you. Advising, counseling, and wellness services can help you stay happy and healthy while you learn and grow.
Want to learn more about the LSA Opportunity Hub? Whatever your field of interest, check out their website to learn more about resources to help you explore career options, build a network of professional connections, and even land your dream internship!
Curious about studying abroad? Learn more about the many programs available to LSA students through the Center for Global and Intercultural Study (CGIS). Their advisors can help find the right program for you, no matter your budget or your overall academic plans.
The Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP) provides academic, social, and personal support for students with outstanding potential for success at U-M. They offer a variety of academic support services, including the Summer Bridge Program, academic year course instruction, advising, tutoring, and freshmen interest groups.
Interested in research? The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) creates research partnerships between undergraduate students and U-M researchers, community partners, and organizations. Visit their website to learn more about these research opportunities.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a variety of mental health services and resources for students. Whenever you face challenges, remember that CAPS is here to support you. Visit their website to learn more about relaxation techniques, health screenings, and how to schedule a counseling appointment. Bookmark their page for easy access later.
Appreciate + Reciprocate is a community of LSA Scholars dedicated to enriching the cycle of giving from which they have benefited. Through their commitment to community service, fundraising, and educational access, A+R provides a wonderful opportunity to connect with other LSA scholarship recipients and give back to the community. We hope you will consider joining this amazing student organization.