1. I have no idea what my Michigan Unique Identification Code (UIC) is. Does anyone know how to find it?
This is listed on your official transcript for Michigan schools only. If you don’t know your UIC, just leave that field blank on your application and we will fill it in for you once your transcripts arrive.
2. Any suggestions on how to find out what day I started high school, since the enrollment period requires an exact day range?
Just use an approximate date (like September 1, 2011), since the year is the most important part.
3. I don’t know what the subject code and course numbers are for my high school. What should I do?
These fields can be left blank as they only pertain to college courses taken by transfer students.
4. I read that my application serves as the application for all of the scholarships and the Honors College? I assume this is where I should write my heart out?
Yes, your application is used for scholarship and Honors College selection. Quality content is more important than length. Tell us your story and what you’ll bring to MSU to make it a better place. Don’t forget to proofread!
5. It seems that there is unlimited room to describe all of my activities and extracurricular activities. I have a lot of them that are very important. Should I elaborate greatly about each?
Share whatever you think is important and want the counselor reading your application to know. This isn’t the place for an essay, but key lessons or character development can be noted.
6. Employment and Activities - the last section - is vague to me. Is this section for only people that have taken time off after high school?
This is only for students who have taken one or more semesters off school after graduating or completing some college classes. For example, if a student graduated in December from high school and did not take classes at a community college during spring semester, they should list activities they participated in during this time. Summer break is not considered a semester.