The Transfer Bridges to Michigan program is an opportunity for Schoolcraft students who are interested in transferring to the College of Literature, Science,and the Arts at the University of Michigan (U-M). Through this unique program, U-M professionals will keep you current with the most updated information to help you successfully prepare and submit your transfer application.
At Schoolcraft, Transfer Bridges includes the specialized Transfer Bridges to the Humanities program for students interested in studying humanities and related social sciences. The funding provided for Transfer Bridges to the Humanities makes additional opportunities avaialble for Schoolcraft students.
Through individual advising conversations, online resources, and workshops, your professionals from the Transfer Bridges team will help you develop your academic plan, choose courses to maximize transfer credit, and set your professional goals.
Pre-Transfer Academic Advising
The LSA Transfer Bridges Coordinators, are at Schoolcraft two days each month so you can stop by for advice. Check the Schoolcraft Transfer Bridges site for dates. If you can't make it in person, email Michael Hartman at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a meeting.
LSA Opportunity Hub
Schoolcraft students can make an indvidual appointment with a U-M Career Coach to help you learn more how practical a liberal arts degree can be. The LSA Opportunity Hub Partners with students to form their professional identity by exploring the connection between a liberal arts education and aspirations. Students have access to coaching, courses, internships, funding, mentoring, networking with employers and LSA alums in their broad array of industries.
As a member of the Transfer Bridges program you can choose to be matched with a Transfer Student Ambassadors who also transferred from Schoolcraft to LSA as a mentor. They will help guide you through the exploration and application process while providing the student perspective on what it is like to be a U-M student transferring from a Michigan community college.
Do you have questions about specific majors, research, graduate school, or just academic planning in general? Transfer Bridges students can meet directly with faculty and staff in academic departments to explore their interests, even before you are admitted to U-M.
Engelhardt Social Justice Fellowship
The Engelhardt provides funding for students to complete an internship at a non-profit of their choosing. Each year the ESJF supports up to 10 undergraduate students from UM-LSA and our Transfer Bridges to the Humanities partner schools who propose mutually beneficial projects with a local partner organization.
Student-led organization that offers workshops, mentorship, and funding for students to create self-directed projects that make a positive impact. Transfer Bridges students can take part in storytelling workshops, visits to Ann Arbor, and participation in social innovation challenges while they are still enrolled at Schoolcraft.
optiMize moMentum is for community college students pre-transfer. optiMize aMplify is for transfer students at Michigan. Both are led by UM students who recently transferred, and both connect you with some of Michigan's most valuable resources.
The moMentum fellowship gives you the opportunity to spend two days exploring the University of Michigan—either in Ann Arbor or at a site closer to you—exploring everything that UM has to offer in the way of resources, social innovation, and entrepreneurial skills. Plus you will meet a lot of amazing fellow community college students and receive a $500 stipend for participating.
Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Engages students in research and creative inquiry by providing opportunities to work on research and creative projects with U-M researchers and community partners in all academic disciplines. UROP offers three summer research fellowship programs for community college students that you can apply to.
Complete and submit the online program application.
Once the application has been submitted, Michael Hartman, the LSA Transfer Bridges advisor for Schoolcraft, will contact you to schedule an appointment to sign the Statement of Intent form and get you started on your transfer plans.
1. Chat with us on Schoolcraft's campus. We will be in the Advising Center on the following days.
2. Email your Transfer Bridges advisor Morgan Gavorek at email@example.com.
3. Not sure where to start, no problem! Schedule an appointment with your Transfer Bridges advisor.
4. Attend an online Transfer Bridges info session.
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm