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Qualifying exam deadlines

Deadlines for CSE registration:

  • August 20, 2021 for September 2021 Qualifying Exam
  • December 17, 2021 for January 2022 Qualifying Exam
  • April 22, 2022 for May 2022 Qualifying Exam

Exam dates:

  • September 2021 Qualifying Exam:  September 13 – 24, 2021
  • January 2022 Qualifying Exam:  January 18 – 28, 2022
  • May 2022 Qualifying Exam:  May 9 – May 20, 2022 (may be extended to May 27, depending on how many students register)

Prelim papers must be uploaded at least one week (i.e. five business days) prior to the start of each qualifying/prelim exam cycle. More information is available in the CSE Graduate Programs Guide.

Registration and course drop deadlines

The U-M Office of the Registrar website provides access to course registration and drop/add dates. To access this information, visit this webpage. Under “Calendar Type,” select “Registration.” Select the academic term you are interested in from the drop-down menu. Then press “Submit.”

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