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U-M Transfer Bridges

The Transfer Bridges program is an opportunity for GRCC students who are interested in transferring to the College of Literature, Science,and the Arts at the University of Michigan (U-M).  Through this unique program, U-M professionals will keep you current with the most updated information to help you successfully prepare and submit your transfer application. 

Over the last 5 years, 62 GRCC transfer students graduated from College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA).

Program Benefits

  • Tailored support and advising from a U-M recruiter, in addition to support from GRCC advisors
  • Access to U-M co-curricular programs in social innovation, career coaching, and professional development
  • Student mentors who can help answer your questions about the transfer student experience
  • Personal transfer application support

Program Eligibility

  • This program is open to any GRCC student interested in transferring to U-M.
  • Participation in the Transfer Bridges program does not guarantee your admissions to the University of Michigan.

Application Process

  • Once the application has been submitted, Nick Turinsky (or another U-M Transfer Recruiter) will contact you to schedule an appointment to sign the Statement of Intent form.
  • Complete and submit the online program application.

Informational Materials & Support

Contact Information

Nick Turinsky, University of Michigan Transfer Recruiting Coordinator
Undergraduate Education- Office of the Dean | 500 South State St | 2149 LSA Building | Ann Arbor, MI I

Katie Hughes, Counselor and Honors Program Advisor
Grand Rapids Community College, (616) 234-3900 or

Anna Clark, TRIO/Student Support Services Program Advisor
Grand Rapids Community College, (616) 234-4150 or