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Semester in Detroit uses the MCompass system for applications. All applications are accepted on a rolling basis, which means that the earlier you apply, the better chance you have of getting in. Read more about the application process here.

Application Due Dates:

Spring 2023 program (4/30/23-7/30/23)

Priority Deadline - December 2, 2022**
Final Deadline - January 31, 2023
**Students who apply by priority deadline will know status before winter break.

Fall 2023 program (8/27/23 - 12/15/23)

Priority Deadline - March 6, 2023
Final Deadline - March 30, 2023

Program Eligibility:

The Semester in Detroit spring/summer and fall programs accept undergraduate students from all schools and departments at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. All students, from First years to Seniors or Super Seniors are eligible to apply.

Students from Grand Valley State University, UM-Dearborn, and UM-Flint are eligible to apply for fall programs only. The same application eligibility applies to GVSU, Dearborn, and Flint students (all departments, all class standings). 

Applicants should have a strong interest in the city of Detroit and in questioning dominant narratives; engaging with challenging new perspectives on contemporary issues; and building community with one another, SiD faculty and staff, and community members at internship sites and beyond.