Apply for National Student Exchange
*Before beginning your application, it is mandatory that you meet with UM's NSE Director,
Dr. Cheryl MInnick, housed in Davidson 002, to review exchange qualifications, application,
costs, Plan A/B and school selection. After this 15-30 minute Pre-Placement Informational Meeting...
Make a Pre-Application Meeting (30 minutes) with Cheryl to submit and review the following materials:
- Unofficial Transcript (CyberBear copy is fine)
- Budget Resources Worksheet
- Official Study Plan Approval Form (complete with your academic advisor)
During the Pre-Application Meeting, you will review your transcript for qualifying GPA (2.5+), class standing, course completion and absence of failing grades. Your candidacy will be vetted for absence of student conduct code violations and/or felony convictions. Your budget worksheet will be reviewed to confirm available financial resources, scholarships and financial aid, as well as tuition rate (Plan A / Plan B). Your study plan approval form will be reviewed for academic course choice, advisor’s approval, and transfer credit approval. If the study plan and budget looks solid, please continue forward to . . .
Make an In-Take Interview (30 minutes) with Cheryl to submit and review the following materials:
During the In-Take Interview, you will review your application, program of study statement, input your school choice(s) online to NSE, pay a $265 nonrefundable NSE application fee, and discuss the next steps.
Exchange is an easy process and nearly all students exchange to their first choice school. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Cheryl Minnick at (406) 243-4614 or email@example.com