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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:

The application deadline for Sp/Su and Fall 2022 has passed. Check back in September for more information on 2023 programs!

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.