PhD Interview Weekends
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After all applications have been received and reviewed by our Admissions Committee, qualified candidates are invited for one of two interview weekends hosted by PIBS.

Prior to your visit, you will have the opportunity to review and select faculty with whom you would like to meet. A complete itinerary will be sent to you prior to your visit.

PIBS Interview Weekends 2024 Dates

Invited applicants will choose to visit us during one of the weekends below.

  • Weekend 1: January 23-25, 2025
  • Weekend 2: January 30 - February 1, 2025

Interviews are currently planned to be held in person, in Ann Arbor, on the dates posted above. Each Interview Weekend includes multiple individual interviews with PIBS faculty, small group activities, and meals. Travel and lodging for interview weekends are provided by PIBS. PIBS interviewees are housed two per hotel room at The Graduate Ann Arbor.

You are permitted to arrange your own accommodations, at your own expense, if you do not wish to have a PIBS roommate for the weekend.

What to Expect During Your Interview Weekend

The Interview Weekend is planned so that you have an opportunity to:

  • Meet with several faculty in their labs
  • Spend time with current PIBS students
  • Explore the U-M campus and Ann Arbor
  • Learn more about the benefits package and support systems for PIBS students
  • Learn about other programs/departments of interest