Checklist for UPrograms & UM Partner Programs

Deadlines for complete applications are approximately 3 - 7 months prior to the start of the program.

Most programs have the following application requirements:

  • Official or unofficial transcript, showing a cumulative 2.7 or higher GPA
  • Electronically submitted recommendations from two faculty who have taught you in the classroom
  • An essay regarding the alignment of your goals with the chosen program
  • Electronically submitted approval from your academic advisor
  • A series of questionnaires including:
    • A printed, signed, and electronically uploaded participation waiver form
    • Confirmation you have or are acquiring a passport
    • Proposed areas of study while abroad
  • Upon completing the application you will interview with the Study Abroad Office

If accepted, students will receive an acceptance letter from the Study Abroad Office directing students to complete post-acceptance requirements in the online application and information specific to the host institution: This email typically includes information about:

  • the nomination and/or application process to the host institution
  • applying for a visa, if needed
  • resources available from the partner institution’s website including, as applicable, the international student guide, housing information, and course selection information