How to apply

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Any student who has been admitted to UM may apply, even if they have not made their final decision on UM and paid an enrollment deposit.

LAE reserves a select number of spaces for transfer students. If you are an admitted transfer student who is interested in joining Living ArtsEngine, please email: or complete our interest form

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MLC Application Becomes Available

February 15th

MLC Early Review Application Deadline

April 7th at 11:59 PM (EST)

MLC Early Review Decision Notifications

By April 17th at 5 PM (EST)

MLC Application Final Deadline

May 6th at 11:59 PM (EST)

Final MLC Deadline Decision Notifications

By May 17th at 5 PM (EST)

Waitlist Admitted Student Final Deadline

June 5 at 11:59 PM (EST)

Decision Notifications for Students Admitted After May 17, 2024

June 7 at 5 PM (EST)


If you have any questions in the mean time, send an email to us at :, or sign up to receive more information by filling out our interest form.

Please see the UM Housing website for additional information about housing
For additional information about learning communities, please take a look at the FAQ’s and visit the Michigan Learning Communities (MLC) website.