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Students from all institutions are invited to apply to attend this one-day workshop. Participants will learn about the graduate school application process and the opportunities that exist for those who pursue graduate work in this impactful discipline.

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Apply by July 15 – Travel awards AVAILABLE!

Workshop Highlights

  • "Life as a grad student" – Q&A panel of current graduate students, with parallel tracks for Master's and PhD students
  • Live demos of current and ongoing research
  • Lunch with faculty and graduate students
  • Q&A panel with current faculty
  • Writing clinics for applications and SoPs, with parallel tracks for Master's and PhD students
  • The opportunity to receive one-on-one feedback from faculty regarding your application


  • 9:00am – Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:30am – Welcome & Ice Breaker
  • 9:45am – Faculty Research Highlights
  • 10:45am – Break
  • 10:55am – Faculty Panel
  • Noon – Lunch with Graduate Students & Faculty + Lab Demos
  • 1:45pm – Student Panel (parallel sessions for MS and PhD)
  • 2:50pm – Break
  • 3:00pm – Writing Clinic: Tips for a Strong Grad School Application (parallel sessions for MS and PhD)
  • 3:50pm – Closing Remarks + Feedback Survey
  • 4:00pm – Writing Clinic: One-on-One Feedback Sessions (Statement of Purpose)
  • 5:00pm – Bus for non-UM students to return to the hotel

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Explore Graduate Studies 2018

For more information or questions, please email explorecse@umich.edu.