To learn more about the process for course registration, be sure to review all of the information below carefully!
General registration will open April 3-5 and the University catalog and schedule of classes for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2024 will be available March 1. Be sure to review the schedule and the information below before registration opens.
Q. How many credits can I plan to take each term?
A. Evening MBA students can register for a maximum of 7.5 credits in each fall and winter full term, and 4.5 credits in each spring and summer half term. You may request an increase up to 9 credits in fall or winter full terms and up to 7 credits in spring or summer half terms according to the following guidelines:
- You must have at least a 3.0 cumulative VPA;
- The additional hours (above 7.5 in fall or winter full terms or above 4.5 in spring or summer half terms) may NOT be added before specified dates. We do this to allow some time after registration opens for all students to have an equal opportunity to register.
Q. How do I find out what courses are being offered and when?
A. You can view the full University schedule (including Ross and non-Ross courses) on Wolverine Access, or via the Office of the Registrar – this site has a helpful CSV file version that can be downloaded and filtered for Ross classes.
Q. How do I register for off-site courses that take place in January, March, and/or May?
A. Students register for off-site courses (e.g., BL 688, BUSABRD 520) as part of their winter schedule, and these courses will require instructor consent to enroll. Keep in mind that credit limits apply (Winter A & B combined); therefore, if you are planning on participating in BL 688 or BUSABRD 520, be sure to leave room in your schedule.
- BL 688 – Washington Campus Business and the Public Policy Process (3.0 credits): The Washington Campus program is an intensive, one-week course held in Washington, D.C. Students earn 3.0 credits toward their degree while getting first-hand exposure to the decision-making processes in federal government.
Q. I want to request a credit limit increase; how do I do so and when will it be applied to my registration?
A. To request an increase, simply email RossRegistrarsOffice@umich.edu and provide your name, student ID#, the number of credits you are requesting to be approved to take, and the term.
Make sure that you are aware of your remaining requirements and register for them in advance of when you plan to graduate. It is YOUR responsibility to make sure you are registering for and completing the appropriate courses and credits. If you have not fulfilled all of your degree requirements, you will not graduate.
Q: How do I know which core requirements I have or haven’t completed?
A: Review your Academic Requirements on Wolverine Access to see a live degree audit of your record, or schedule a Graduate Student Degree Audit Check appointment with an Academic Advisor. Dual degree students will need to schedule an “MBA Dual Degree Advising/Issues” appointment to review their remaining requirements.
You will register for courses on Wolverine Access using the University’s general registration process.
Q. Do I need to use the backpack feature before registration opens?
A. It is recommended that you do, but it is not required. Starting March 27, you can start to add classes to your “Backpack” in Wolverine Access. Backpacking courses allows you to quickly add those classes all at once when your registration appointment time opens. However, be aware that backpacking does not reserve a seat for you in the class – it is simply a way to put the course in your “shopping cart” so that you can “check-out” quickly. If a class in your backpack does not have room available when your registration time opens, you may have to waitlist yourself, and/or select an alternate open class at that time.
Q: When is my registration appointment time?
A: The University assigns registration appointment times for graduate students April 3-5. The times are determined by the credits completed, and then are randomly assigned. You can view your assigned time on Wolverine Access starting March 27.
Q. It’s after March 27, but I still can’t see my appointment time — what’s up?
A. If you are not taking any classes in Winter 2024, you will not automatically be assigned a registration appointment time. Instead, you will need to email the University Registrar’s office on or after March 27 (email@example.com) and request that they assign you a time. Be sure to include your UM ID# and your program (EVE MBA).
Q: Do I have to register exactly at my appointment time, and when does my registration close?
A: You do not need to register exactly at your appointment time, but some classes will fill quickly, or seats may be opened to non-Ross students after registration has been open for a week or more, so it is to your advantage to register when your appointment time opens. Once your appointment time opens, you can continue to make changes until the drop/add deadline for the appropriate term.
It is each student’s responsibility to review the course registration rules and policies carefully.
Q. I still have questions. Is there someone I can talk to?
A. If you have questions regarding course selection or degree requirements, please schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor through our Academic Advising System. You can also visit us during virtual academic advising drop-in hours (Monday 1-2 or Wednesday 11-12) for quick questions.
For quick, general questions relating to registration and other processes, Add/Drop forms, permissions, standard letter requests, etc., please contact our main office at firstname.lastname@example.org.