Integrative Systems + Design (Archive)

Semester Resource Guide

The Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) experience is multifaceted with meaningful experiences inside and outside of the classroom. To help you have the best experience possible and thrive in an ever changing world, we have curated this resource guide that has useful information as you navigate your way. This handbook is a living document, and will be continually updated with new information as it becomes available. If there is anything that you would like to see added, please contact us at

Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) is dedicated to educating leaders who can think transformatively and create lasting value in the workplace and society. We do this with a rigorous focus on innovation, agility, and purpose in service of the common good.

We offer a broad array of interdisciplinary graduate degrees that are taught by outstanding faculty from across campus along with professors of practice and experts from industry.

Graduate DEgree Programs

ISD is the place for innovative graduate programs that prepare you to become a leader in your field. Earn your degree either on-campus or online.

Admissions information for PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

We’re here to help guide you through the application process.

ISD Courses and Registration

Take courses either
on-campus or online.

ISD News

Upcoming Events

ISD/ECRC Job search boot camp

Monday, Aug. 16-Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021
See Schedule


Monday, Aug. 23-Friday, Aug. 27, 2021
2214 SI-North

ISD Highlights

Campus Maize & Blueprint

The University of Michigan is providing an innovative, in-person fall 2020 designed to meet the needs of our students and campus community. This website shares our blueprint for protecting the entire U-M community and how you can stay safe and help reduce the spread of COVID-19 on campus.

You can also find more information about the College of Engineering’s preparations for an innovative, in-person 2020 fall semester by visiting the College’s COVID website.

University of Michigan Engineering Remains Top 10 For Best Online Graduate Programs

The University of Michigan (U-M) remains a national leader in online graduate engineering education.

In its 2021 rankings, U.S. News & World Report once again recognized U-M’s College of Engineering among the nation’s top 10 Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs. Coming in at #6, this recognition reflects the College’s strength across all departments, with the vast majority of its graduate programs also ranking in the top 10.

U-M-SJTU Accelerated Master’s Degree Programs (AMDPs)

ISD + UM Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute

Receive an undergraduate BSE degree from UM – Shanghai Jiao Tong University’s Joint Institute (JI SJTU) and take the next step with an Integrative Systems and Design (ISD) Engineering Master’s degree at the University of Michigan.

ISD 503 – Capstone

Setting Ideas into action

Capstone projects are experiences that allow students within Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) to apply what they have learned from their studies to a real-world problem or issue. It is a highlight for many ISD students, giving them the opportunity to interact closely with faculty, other team members, and industry leaders. See our ISD Capstone for more detail.