Admitted Students

Welcome to CCS


We are very excited to have you join our community of creative innovators and makers. Choosing to attend CCS will be one of the biggest and best decisions of your life! Below you will find all of the information you will need as you transition into your life at CCS...

First things first:
Secure your spot in our incoming class.

  • Incoming Undergraduate and Graduate students must pay a $250 non-refundable Enrollment Deposit to confirm their intent to enroll.
  • Once your deposit is paid, your enrollment at CCS is confirmed and you will be automatically registered for classes.
  • The Enrollment Deposit Deadline is May 1 or as soon as you make the choice to attend CCS.
  • Use your Student ID# to Pay your Deposit Online - your student ID# can be found on your admission decision letter.
    • Choose: Make a one-time payment
    • Select: New Student

How to pay your deposit:


Whether it’s music, art, food or biking, Detroit has it down. CCS is in the heart of mid-town and living here puts you at the heart of creativity. Become a part of it!

Check out your options

Visit Us

There's no better way to get to know CCS than to visit, and there are many options for you and your family to do so. Whether you come to one of our Information Sessions, Monday Talk and Tours or a one-on-one visit with your admissions counselor, we are ready to show you why CCS is one of the best art and design schools in the world.

Plan your visit


Don’t miss out on meeting your program Chair, new and current students and getting a handle on where to find your classes, student resources (Iabs, equipment check out, Student Success Center, etc.) Orientation is mandatory, so plan for it.

Get oriented

Laptop Requirements

Our Advertising and Communication Design departments require that you purchase a laptop prior to the start of your first semester. 

Laptop Information


Our facilities are second to none. Our students have access to world-class technology, unparalleled studio space, a state-of-the-art foundry, hot glass studio, virtual reality labs and so much more.

Get to know your new home

Final Transcripts

Don't forget to request your final, official transcripts from your high school or transferring institution.

Request your transcripts

Find out what what our students love most about being at CCS.

All students who were recently admitted to the CCS Undergraduate or Graduate programs and who wish to enroll, must pay the $250 Enrollment Deposit to register for classes.

Make your deposit now