Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Michigan School of Public Health

We know that starting graduate school is a huge milestone and we’ve compiled a list of tasks and resources to help you get started on your new life at U-M SPH.

Next Steps

April 15th Enrollment Deposit Deadline

Remember to pay your $200 enrollment deposit via Wolverine Access by April 15th to hold your place in the Fall 2015 incoming class.

Contact a member of our Admissions Team if you have any questions or concerns as you weigh your graduate school options: Laura Miller or Mary Beth Carroll ( or 734-763-3860). In addition, each department has a Student Administrative Coordinator who can provide you with information regarding your program.

Admitted Student Checklist

We look forward to welcoming you in person as a student. Before you arrive on campus, there are some things you can do to make your experience smooth and seamless. Please use the checklists below:


  1. Pay your enrollment deposit.
  2. Attend orientation.
  3. Fill out the FAFSA for the 2014-2015 school year to receive consideration for federal financial aid loans.
  4. If your offer letter stated that you must submit an official transcript for proof of your undergraduate degree conferral, please mail to: SPH Admissions, Office of Academic Affairs,1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
  5. Find housing. Looking for a roommate? Add yourself to the sph-marketplace e-mail group.
  6. Prepare for exemption exams
  7. Obtain your M Identification Card (Mcard). Additional information can be obtained from the Mcard website.
  8. Contact Student Services if you have any questions or would like to set up a visit to campus. Check out local accommodations.
  9. Register your laptop with the University Police.
  10. International Students - Review funding requirements for I-20 issuance.
  11. International Students - After paying enrollment deposit, please complete the Financial Resources Statement and Affidavit of Financial Resources.


  1. Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about potential funding opportunities at U-M SPH.
  2. Check out opportunities for student employment through the University; search for Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) and Graduate Student Staff Assistant (GSSA) positions.
  3. Become familiar with U-M's academic calendar.
  4. Explore student life at U-M SPH.
  5. Learn about student health insurance options and the University Health Service. Submit your Immunization Form.
  6. Learn about the public health core requirements (M.P.H. and M.H.S.A. only).
  7. Learn about opportunities to enhance your studies with the Certificate in Global Health, the Certificate in Public Health Genetics, Health Informatics, and the Certificate in Health Care Infection Prevention & Control.
  8. Learn about Student Computing Services at U-M.
  9. Visit Career Development to explore career opportunities.

Don't have a car?

All current U-M students, faculty and staff are able to ride the Ann Arbor Transit Authority fixed-route bus service without paying a fare. All you need is your Mcard.