Q:What can I expect
at the Women in Leadership Conference and Admissions Preview?
A: At this event, prospective students will have the opportunity
to interact with current students, alumnae, professionals,
admissions representatives, and other prospective students to
learn how to drive your career through thoughtful and effective
leadership, explore how others have pursued a business career to
follow their passions, and get a feel for what the Ross
community is like through the lens of our women's community. The
events are open to anyone interested in learning about the MBA
experience from the perspective of female MBA students at
Q: How do I apply to attend the conference?
A: A short
application is required to be considered for participation
in the conference. Applications are due by Monday,
September 2nd and participants will be notified of their acceptance by
Friday, September 6th.
Q: What will it cost for me to attend the conference?
Will you provide housing accommodations?
A: There is no cost to attend the Women in Leadership
Conference and Admissions Preview events. Prospective
students will be responsible for their transportation to/from
Ann Arbor. For those selected to attend the conference,
hotel rooms at the Hampton Inn - South will be provided for
Thursday, October 3rd. Please note that the Women in
Leadership Conference precedes homecoming weekend in Ann Arbor.
All local hotels are sold out for the evening of Friday, October
4th. Prospective student participants will have an opportunity
to stay with a current student on Friday night, pending
availability. Additional details will be provided to invited
We will provide in-Ann Arbor transportation from the hotel to
can I find the Women in Leadership Conference agenda?
A: The conference agenda is available on the Women in
website in late August.
Q: What are my chances of being invited?
A: Although admission to the Women in Leadership
Conference and Admissions Preview is competitive, we hope to
offer as many spots to qualified applicants as our space
constraints will allow. Admission to the Women in
Leadership Conference and Admissions Preview in no way reflects
a candidate's potential for full-time MBA admission, nor is the
weekend a prescreening process for our MBA program. We
encourage all candidates to not only apply to the weekend, but
to apply for full-time admission whether or not you are invited
to the weekend.
Q: How do I get to the
University of Michigan?
If you are flying, please book your tickets to Detroit International
Airport (DTW). Detroit is a Delta Airlines hub, but is also serviced
by most major airlines. The airport is a 30 minute drive from
the University of Michigan campus. Taxis from the airport to Ann
Arbor typically cost approximately $50-$60.
available for $22 round trip.
We will also set up a Google Group so that prospective students
can coordinate with one another on transportation in advance of
Q: Should I consider renting
a car for the weekend?
A: For your convenience, we will
provide transportation from campus to the Hampton Inn Ann Arbor,
If you drive or rent a
car, we encourage you to leave your car at the hotel, as parking at
the University of Michigan is extremely limited. However, should you
need to drive to campus, the
Forest Avenue Parking Structure is your best option.
Q: Where is the Ross School of
A: The main
entrance to Ross is located at 701 Tappan Street in Ann Arbor,
Click here for maps and directions. Once
you arrive in the main lobby, please follow the signs for
Q: How do I find my way
A: Maps will be provided when you
check in at the registration table and signs will be posted at
all events. Formal tours will be available for prospective
students who participate in the
Visit in Person program on Thursday before the start of the
conference. Prospective students may also ask their Women in
Leadership Conference buddy (current student volunteers) for a
Q: What is the dress code
for the Women in Leadership Conference and Admissions Preview?
A: Most prospective students
wear business casual clothing for Women in Leadership Conference and
Admissions Preview. Formal attire is
not required for any event. Your best bet is to check the weather before you
leave for Ann Arbor and pack accordingly.
Q: How much money should I
bring for the weekend?
A: Please bring enough money to cover
your airport transportation and other incidental expenses.
We'll also be feeding you while you're here!