DETACHED STUDY INFORMATION
Detached study status is available for Master's and Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) students only
Ph.D. students are not eligible for detached study status
Detached study status affirms affiliation with the stated program that the student's place as an active graduate student will be held until
the conclusion of the detached study period without registration. A student eligible for detached study must plan to make work toward
the D.M.A or master's degree their primary activity during that period of time and must not require access to University services beyond
library privileges, a computing account and certain forms of financial aid. A student working at the University of Michigan as a GSI,
GSRA or any other capacity, including temporary hourly, is not eligible for detached study. Students using laboratory facilities or
taking examinations (including preliminary examinations and the oral defense for D.M.A.) are not eligible for detached study and
MUST be registered. This Certification assures the student of return to the Graduate School at the end of the period and may be used
certification to the student's employer or to an external agency granting support.
I. To be eligible for detached study, a student must:
A. Be an active student in a master's degree or D.M.A. program who has completed at least one term in Rackham.
B. Not be registered for the period of requested detached study.
C. Have been registered sometime in the last 12 months or be a candidate in a D.M.A. program. If not registered and not
a candidate in a D.M.A. program, students need to be formally readmitted to Rackham and complete at least one term