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Registration Information for Winter 2018: MCSM Class of 2018

Welcome to Ross! To learn more about the process for course registration for your first term in the MSCM program, be sure to review all of the information below carefully!

Registration Planning: Get Ready

General registration will open in November, but the University catalog and schedule of classes for Winter 2018 will is currently available. Be sure to review the schedule and the information below before registration opens.

Q. How many classes should I plan to take in addition to my core?
A. 
MSCM students will take 14.25 credits of core in Winter 2018. Since a minimum of 30 credits total are required to graduate, you do not need to add additional coursework to reach an average of 15 credits per semester. However, students can choose to add one 1.5 or 2.25 credit course. Students may not register for more than 18 credits.

Q. What do I need to know about choosing electives?
A. 
A minimum 1.0 credit of either approved Business and/or approved Engineering electives are required during your time in the program. This credit is in addition to any elective credits taken specifically to replace waived core. View the core curriculum for MSCM students for more information about selecting approved electives.

Q. How do I find out what courses are being offered and when?
A. Students can view the full University schedule (including Ross and non-Ross courses) on Wolverine Access or via the Office of the Registrar. Use these resources to start to plan out what Ross or Engineering electives you wish to add to your winter core (see information on your core requirements below).

Core Requirements: Get Set

Ross Registrar’s Office will load MSCM students into the required Winter 2018 core. It is YOUR responsibility to make sure you are registering for and completing the appropriate courses. If you have not fulfilled all of your core requirements by April 2018, you will not graduate.

Q: What are my core requirements?
A: 
Review the core curriculum for MSCM students.

Q. What core will Ross Registrar’s Office register me into for Winter 2018?
A. 
Before November 15, Ross Registrar’s Office will register MSCM students into the following 14.25 credits of core courses:

  • TO 620: Global Supply Chain Management (2.25 credits)
  • TO 621: Logistics (2.25 crs)
  • TO 623: Information Technology in Supply Chain and Logistics (1.50 crs)
  • TO 640: Big Data Management (2.25 crs)
  • TO 685: Supply Chain Consulting Studio (6.00 crs)

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 degree audit of your record, or schedule a Graduate Student Degree Audit Check appointment with an Academic Advisor.

General Registration: Go!

You will register for any Winter 2018 elective courses on Wolverine Access using the University's general registration process. Please refer to How to Add & Drop Classes for more detailed registration instructions.

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 November 13, you can start to add any additional classes you are interested in taking 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.

Q: When is my registration appointment time?
A: 
The University assigns registration appointment times for graduate students between November 20-22. The times are determined by the credits completed, and then are randomly assigned. You can view your assigned time on Wolverine Access starting November 13.

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 deadlines for Winter 2018. (Note that you may not drop any core courses!)

Important Rules and Policies: All the stuff you need to know

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 academic advising drop-in hours (Tuesday and Wednesday 12-1PM) in K2520 for quick advising questions.

For quick, general questions relating to registration and other processes, Add/Drop forms, permissions, standard letter requests, etc., please visit K3521E during drop-in hours (M/W/F: 1:30-2:30PM, T/Th 10:00-11:00AM) or contact our main office at 734-647-4933 or rossregistrarsoffice@umich.edu