Application Deadlines for Undergraduate Admission 

All materials, including the Common Application, Artistic Profile (with prescreening and portfolio materials if required), transcripts, and test scores* must be submitted in order for the review process to go forward.

*(For the 2021-2022, 2022-2023, and 2023-2024 application cycles, U-M has adopted a test-flexible policy. Please read the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website to learn more.)

  • October 15: Deadline for Winter term admission (see below), Dance applicants who want to audition on November 18, and Theatre Design & Production applicants who want to interview on December 2.
  • December 1: Deadline for all Fall 2023 programs

Additional Deadline Information

  • The December 1 deadline applies to all undergraduate applicants, including external and cross-campus transfer applicants. SMTD does not participate in Early Action.
  • All deadlines are for 11:59pm on the day listed for your local time. For example, applicants living in Chicago must submit no later than 11:59pm Central Time on December 1.

Winter Term Admission Policies & Procedures

Application and Artistic Profile Submissions are due October 15, and auditions/interview recordings are due by November 1. Please email when you are ready to submit your required recordings.

The following programs do not accept Winter applications in any year:

  • BFA in Musical Theatre
  • BFA in Performing Arts Technology
  • BFA in Theatre Performance (Acting & Directing)
  • BM in Music & Technology
  • BS in Sound Engineering