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Taubman College Pathways Program

Taubman College offers opportunities for undergraduate students across the country to learn about architecture, urban planning, and Taubman College.

What is the Taubman College Pathways program?

The mission of the Taubman College Pathways program is to create pathways to diversify the Taubman College student population and the fields of architecture and urban planning. Our goal is to expand the diversity of our College and disciplines in as many ways as possible, including but not limited to socioeconomic status, educational experiences, race/ethnicity, etc.

Who should participate in the Taubman College Pathways program?

Current non-University of Michigan-Ann Arbor undergraduate students who identify as 1st generation or low socio-economic status are eligible to apply. We are particularly interested in students who want to explore attending Taubman College as graduate students.

What happens during Pathways week?

During Pathways Week, students get an opportunity to learn about Taubman College and the fields of architecture and urban planning. In addition, students will have the opportunity to visit and learn about Detroit and the work that Taubman College students engage in as part of their education.

The program runs in early January. In 2019, Pathways takes place from Tuesday, January 8 to Friday, January 11. Participants are expected to arrive on Monday, January 7.

What does it cost?

The program is completely free to participants. This includes transportation, room, and food.

How do I apply?

Complete the application by the new extended deadline of November 26, 2018. You will be notified of the outcome of your application by the end of the month.


If you are a current Taubman College student interested in applying for an internal position to support this program, please fill out this application

I have more questions!

Send a message to taubmancollegepathways@umich.edu with questions.