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University of Michigan School of Information


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We invite you to learn more about the BSI program! Registering for our interest list will also get you invitations to our events.

Learn more about the BSI program

If you are interested in talking to someone from our admissions team about your specific pathway and background, how to prepare your application, and to learn more about the program, please email [email protected]. Please also sign up on our interest list to get regular updates about upcoming events and application deadlines.

Attend an information session

If you are interested in pursuing an undergraduate degree at the School of Information, please sign up to attend one of our information sessions. These sessions cover a variety of topics, including the overall Bachelor of Science in Information (BSI) program and the admissions process. We provide information sessions for current University of Michigan cross-campus transfers and students interested in transferring from other institutions, including community colleges. For additional information regarding the program specifically, email [email protected].

For current University of Michigan students:

Before applying, we recommend all students attend a BSI information session. Sessions are hosted on different days and at different times to accommodate the most students possible. A student only needs to attend ONE information session. 

Please join our interest list to receive notices and reminders for upcoming information sessions.

Different options are available depending on your status:

First Year U of M Preferred Admit Students:

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024 at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at 1 p.m.
Monday, March 11, 2024 at 1 p.m.

U of M Cross Campus Transfer Students:

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024 at 10 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 29, 2024 at 1 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024 at 1 p.m.
Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 10 a.m.

Dual Degree Students

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 at 1 p.m.
Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 1 p.m.

  • Dual Degree interested students are welcome to attend any cross campus or preferred admit information session (based on status); however you are encouraged to attend this session to get more Dual Degree-specific information (along with the standard information)

Information Session Slides

First Year Preferred Admit Students
Second Year Preferred Admit Students
Cross Campus Transfer Students
Dual Degree Interested Students

Ask an Ambassador Sessions:

Ask an Ambassador sessions are available for prospective students to learn more about the program from a current BSI student. Students will receive information from a student’s perspective as well as information on deadlines and application requirements. Student Ambassadors are NOT authorized to provide advising about schedules.

You are welcome to schedule with any student that fits your schedule; however, if you have specific questions about a certain topic, you might find it more informative to schedule with the student with that experience.

Times available (beginning on Jan. 15):

Mondays from 1-2:30 p.m. (User experience, internship, study abroad)
Tuesdays from 1:30-3 p.m. (User experience, dual degree)
Wednesdays from 2-3:30 p.m. (User experience, internship, study abroad)
Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-noon (User experience)

Schedule an appointment

Application Workshop

Current BSI applicants are invited to attend a virtual Application Workshop to get helpful hints and tricks for completing their application before the Feb. 1 deadline.

Friday, Nov. 17 4-5 p.m. (Preferred Admits)
Tuesday, Nov. 21 10-11 a.m. (Preferred Admits)
Tuesday, Dec. 19 11 a.m.-noon (Cross Campus Transfers)
Thursday, Jan. 11 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Cross Campus Transfers)
Tuesday, Jan. 23 10-11 a.m. (Cross Campus Transfers)

Application Workshop recording

In case you were unable to make it to our Application Workshop, we have a recording of the session available to view below.

View Application Workshop recording here

For prospective University of Michigan transfer students:

If you are interested in transferring to the University of Michigan from a community college or four-year institution, you are encouraged to sign up on our interest list and connect with our admissions team to learn more about the transfer application process and BSI degree program. We will be hosting information sessions and opportunities to connect with both admissions staff members and current students throughout the year.

Upcoming Virtual Events:

New Transfer: Information Session 
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023 2-3 p.m. EST 

New Transfer: Information Session 
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023 2-3 p.m. EST 

Past events:

New Transfer: Information Session
Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 at 1 p.m.

Transferring to UMSI: Is a Bachelor of Science in Information for me?
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023 at 1 p.m.

For current high school students:

If you are currently a high school student and are interested in transferring to the BSI program in the future, we encourage you to select “School of Information” under preferred admission on your application to the University of Michigan.

Connect with us on social media

Don’t forget that you can follow the school on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! We also regularly post videos on YouTube.

Sign up for our interest list and receive:

  • Invitations to exclusive information sessions and events 
  • The opportunity to chat with current students 
  • More in-depth information about the BSI program 
  • Tips and advice for creating a successful application 
  • Reminders for important deadlines