Interview Weekends & Admitted Student Days

After all applications have been received and reviewed by our Admissions Committee, qualified candidates are invited for one of two virtual interview weekends hosted by PIBS. Prior to your interview, 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 before the day of your interviews.

Admitted students will be invited to visit campus in March.


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

  • Thursday, January 27 – Friday, January 28, 2022
  • Thursday, February 3 – Friday, February 4, 2022

PIBS is utilizing a virtual event management platform, known as Attendify, to host its Interview Weekends event. All event components, including a comprehensive schedule, virtual meeting rooms, exhibit booths, and supplemental information, will be contained on a single platform. You will also be able to communicate and interact with other attendees, current students, faculty, and staff through one to one messaging or community message boards.

What to Expect During Your Interview Weekend

 The Interview Weekend is planned so that you have an opportunity to:
  • Meet with several faculty via Zoom
  • Spend time with current students in your primary program of interest
  • Learn more about 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


Admitted students may choose to visit us during one of the two sets of visit dates below

  • Monday, March 7 – Wednesday, March 9, 2022
  • Monday, March 14 – Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Each Admitted Student Days visit includes facility & Lab tours, a personal student host from your primary program of interest, small group activities, and meals.  Travel and lodging for Admitted Student Days are provided by PIBS.  PIBS Admits are housed two per hotel room.

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

NOTICE OF VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: To protect the health of the participants, faculty, staff, and surrounding Ann Arbor community, all admitted PIBS students attending PIBS Admitted Student Days are required to be be fully-vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the World Health Organization before being allowed to attend the visit event. Upon accepting our invitation to visit, admitted students must provide a copy of their vaccination card to our office email No travel or accommodations will be booked for any individual student before he/she/they provide proof of vaccination.
Exemptions will be allowed for religious or medical reasons. However, any attending student granted an exemption must provide documentation of a negative PCR test to within 72 hours of travel to the event.