Prospective students can learn about UM-Dearbornís degree programs as well as find out about the admissions process, campus life, transfer scholarships and financial aid.

April 23, 2010

DEARBORN / April 23, 2010---As the University of Michigan-Dearborn begins its 51st year, the campus is hosting a Transfer Open House on Wednesday, May 12 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. especially for prospective students interested in transferring to UM-Dearborn.  

Prospective students, along with family and friends, will have an opportunity to learn about the campusís degree programs from representatives of UM-Dearbornís four schools and colleges as well as find out about the admissions process, campus life, transfer scholarships and financial aid. In addition, attendees will be able to apply, drop off transcripts to receive an admissions decision, and have the $30 application fee waived.

ďOur Transfer Open House provides a great opportunity for transfer students to connect with our representatives from our schools and colleges,Ē said Christopher W. Tremblay, executive director for enrollment management and interim director of financial aid.  

Transfer Open House registration will start at 5 p.m. in the University Center building.  UM-Dearborn offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business, education and public administration. The event will offer refreshments and an optional campus tour.

Students interested in attending Transfer Open House should RSVP online at www.umd.umich.edu/transferopenhouse/ or call 313-593-5100.
UM-Dearborn is located at 4901 Evergreen Rd., between Ford Road and Michigan Avenue.

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About University of Michigan-Dearborn

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout the 2009/2010 academic year. Founded in 1959 with a gift of just over 200 acres of land and $6.5 million from the Ford Motor Company, UM-Dearborn has been distinguished by its commitment to providing excellent educational opportunities responsive to the needs of southeastern Michigan. The university has 8,700 students pursuing undergraduate, masterís, doctoral and professional degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, business, education, and public administration. With a faculty devoted to teaching, and students committed to achievement, UM-Dearborn has been shaped by its history of interaction with business, government and industry in southeastern Michigan, and is committed to responding to the needs of the region in the future.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Ken Kettenbeil
Director of Communications
PHONE: 313-593-5518

Jennifer Thelen
Public Relations Representative
PHONE: 313-593-5644

The Office of University Relations
Room 1040, Administration Building
University of Michigan-Dearborn