CHS Scholarships and Awards

Selig Award of Excellence
The Selig Award of Excellence is a prestigious award given to a student attending the University of Michigan-Flint, College of Health Sciences, for exceptional achievement in academics and civic or community engagement.

Established by the Farrehi Family Foundation, the award honors the long-standing and distinguished service of Dr. Suzanne Selig to the University of Michigan-Flint in the fields of Public Health and Health Sciences and her creative contributions to Flint’s public health community.
                                                                                                                                                                     Application Information Here

Recipients of the award will receive $2,000.00 which is solely based on merit. 

CHS Student Organizations

Pre-Physical Therapy Club
The Pre-Physical Therapy purpose is to become familiar with physical therapy and meet other students with the same interests. This organization plans tours of local hospitals and have guest speakers from different fields of physical therapy.  Meet current PT students and talk with them to find out more about the program here at UM-Flint first hand. Pre Physical Theapy Club Facebook Page

Pre-Dental Club
The Pre-Dental Club is open to all students interested in having a career in the dental field. It involves up to date information used in the professional field, guest speakers for guidance for dental school entries, full practice DAT exams to help prepare for the real DAT and trips to dental schools to broaden options for the future. Pre-Dental Club Facebook Page

Pre-Med Club
The Pre-Med Club focuses on preparing students for entry into medical school or other medically oriented professional schools prior to matriculation.  Some of the events provided include practice entry exams, professional speakers, and tours of other campuses.
Eta Sigma Gamma
Eta Sigma Gamma is a national Health Education honorary organization.  The Delta Phi chapter provides an opportunity for UM-Flint students to network with other Health Education students and professionals, volunteer to improve the health of the community, and engage in personal and professional growth activities.

Lambda Nu
Lambda Nu is a national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences.  Lambda Nu Website

Upsilon Phi Delta
Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society's mission is to recognize, reward, and encourage academic excellence in the study of healthcare management and policy.  Upsilon Phi Delta Website

For More information on UM-Flint Student Organizations visit the Student Involvement and Leadership Website.


Find Your Academic Advisor

Academic Program                              Advisor/Contact Info                  

  • Anesthesia (DNAP)                                 Gena Welch:
  • Clinical Lab. Science/Med Tech               Aubree Kraut:
  • Health Care Administration                    Aubree Kraut:
  • Health Sciences                                      Aubree Kraut:
  • Physical Therapy                                    PT Faculty, contact Beverly Ruber for information:
  • Public Health  (BS)                                 Aubree Kraut:
  • Public Health (MPH)                                 Brenda Cameron:
  • Radiation Therapy                                 Julie Hollenbeck:
  • Respiratory Therapy                              Nicholas Prush:

Students looking to explore majors outside of the School of Health Professions and Studies should contact an advisor in the Student Success Center. Student Success Center-Academic Advising


Health Careers Course Highlights

Introduction to Health Careers (HCR 201)
Overview of health careers including job functions and responsibilities, academic prerequisites; designed to assist students in making appropriate health field career choices. 

Introduction to Clinical Laboratory Science (MTP 201)

Overview of the field of clinical laboratory science and examination of the role of the medical technologist as a member of the health care team. Sessions on current issues and field visits to laboratory settings. 

Introduction to Physical Therapy (PTP 201)
Designed to give students interested in physical therapy as a career an overview of physical therapy and its relationship to other health professions and to aid them in making appropriate career choices.  

Introduction to Professional Nursing (NUR 110)
This course beings the socialization process into the nursing profession and introduces tools to help students become successful in their nursing career.  Course content includes: roles of professional nurses, ANA Social Policy Statement, legal aspects of nursing including licensure requirements, Standards of Nursing Care, Code of Ethics, therapeutic communication, and medical terminology. 


Office of the Registrar

The Registrar's Office provides support for students, faculty, staff and members of the community.  Services include registration, transcripts, course catalog and schedule preparation, enrollment verification, graduation audits, and maintenance of student records.

UM-Flint Registrars Office Website

Student Appeals & Petitions


CHS students may submit petitions to the ASC for the following:

  • Add a course past the deadline

  • Register for more than 18 credit hours (Fall/Winter), 9 credits (Spring/Summer)

  • Waive a general education course or accept fractional credit for a general      education course

  • Waive the 30 credit hour rule

  • Be considered under a previous academic catalog

For students desiring to drop a course late or withdraw, this process is now at the university level by use of this form. Petition for Late Drop or Withdrawal


    CHS Academic Standards Policy & Procedure Manual

            Electronic Student Petition Form   

     Please complete the form, download and email to


The College of Health Sciences (CHS) is an instructional unit of the University of Michigan-Flint.  The purpose of the Committee is to provide an avenue for appeal for any student covered under this policy, who feels she/he has been unfairly treated resulting in a perceived need for alteration of a CHS departmental action.

The CHS Student Appeals Committee shall be consistent with powers granted by the CHS Faculty Code with respect to the functions and authority of the Committee.  Such powers include the establishment of additional procedures by the Committee, which are not in conflict with the procedures identified in the CHS Student Appeals Committee Policy & Procedures manual.

The Student Appeals cover sheet must be properly completed and accompany a formal letter of appeal to the Chair of the Student Appeals Committee. 

CHS SAC Policy & Procedures Manual

CHS Student Appeals Form

Department of Public Health and Health Sciences Appeal Policy