U-M Mobile Apps Challenge

Win Mobile Devices and Computers

Registration is now open! Apps can be submitted in the following categories:


Social/​Campus Life


API Bonus Prize

This year you can access the University's Class Schedule API, allowing you to query course offerings across the Ann Arbor campus. If you use the Class Schedule API in your app, you'll be eligible for a $500 bonus prize!

Contest Rules


Current U-M students, faculty and staff are eligible to participate, including temporary employees. Teams comprised of eligible members are encouraged, although only one person per team may submit the application.


You may submit as many apps as you choose for iOS (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch), Android, Windows Phone or other mobile Web apps. A panel of experts from U-M and challenge sponsors will judge your app based on creativity, usability and utility.

Enter Today

Deadline to enter: March 15, 2015

Upload a short video demonstrating your app or concept to YouTube and complete this form:

Your Name:

Email Address:

YouTube URL:


2014 Mobile App Challenge Entries

2014 Mobile App Challenge Winners

First Prize

Team: Nick Gerard, Otto Sipe and Josh Billingham

Second Prize

Team: Elizabeth Cotter, Meaghan Cotter and Ni Yan

Third Prize (Tie)

Duderstadt Center App
Team: Max Wilkinson and Daniel Fesshazion

Third Prize (Tie)

Team: Kurt Waldowski and Daniel Firsht

Teaching & Learning Category

Chinese Poetry
David Porter

Past Winners




Please contact the U-M Mobile Challenge group.