Tips on preparing to go global with Michigan Ross.
Before you apply for an Ross global opportunity, you should take the time to discuss and decide which opportunities best suit your goals and interests, academic plans, and budget.
1. ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
2. Speak to a Global Education Advisor
Meet with a Global Education Advisor to help determine which international opportunity best suits your individual goals and interests.
GLOBAL EDUCATION DROP-IN ADVISING HOURS:
- Tuesdays, 10a.m. – Noon
- Wednesdays, 1 – 3p.m.
The Global Initiatives office is located in Kresge Hall (700 E. University Ave.), 3rd Flr West, Rm K3510. You can email your questions to Global Education Advisors at email@example.com.
Please visit us during drop in hours if you have general questions or if you are interested in multiple programs. For students with specific questions, please schedule an appointment with an advisor based upon your program type and location:
- Schedule an appointment with Katie Wiggins if you would like to discuss the Weekend MBA program in Vienna.
- Schedule an appointment with Melissa Vert if you would like to discuss Global Immersion Courses in Israel, China, or Germany.
- Schedule an appointment with Jenni Patterson if you would like to discuss your MBA Global Semester Exchange options (Argentina, Australia, China, France, Hong Kong, India, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, or the United Kingdom).
3. Plan with Your Academic Advisor
Before you apply for any international program, we highly recommend that you speak with your academic advisor to review your degree progress and determine how your study abroad experience will fit into your overall plan. Visit your academic department’s office during drop-in advising hours or schedule an appointment with your advisor.
4. Explore and Compare International Opportunities
5. Research Funding Options
Financial Aid: Students may apply for financial aid or loans to help with the costs of some global programs. Students should speak with a U-M Financial Aid Advisor to determine their individual financial aid options and eligibility.
University-Wide & External Funding Resources
Limited funding resources are available through the greater University and externally. Students must be proactive in seeking these resources and research the application deadlines in advance. Check out the following links to begin your search:
If you have any questions or concerns about financing your global experiences, please speak to a Global Education Advisor during drop-in advising hours (Tuesdays, 10am-Noon & Wednesdays, 1-3pm) or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.