Entrepreneurial Advising

Office hours are a distinctive aspect of the entrepreneurial support system at Michigan Ross. They allow University of Michigan students and alumni to connect one-on-one with members of the Zell Lurie Institute team, entrepreneurs-in-residence, or mentors-in-motion. These experienced professionals have specialized knowledge in various industries and offer guidance regarding startup requirements, obstacles, or challenges. Leverage the expertise of the Zell Lurie Institute and find solutions to your most pressing issues.

Zell Lurie staff are available to review:


  • business concepts
  • program details
  • Internship opportunities
  • student-led fund questions
  • any other entrepreneurial issues

Office hours are made available throughout the academic year. University of Michigan students and alumni can schedule appointments directly with staff members.

ZEAL University of Michigan Law School

Entrepreneurship Law Clinic

Students and alumni who are interested in legal support can schedule an appointment for the ZEAL Law Clinic at ZLI on Wednesday mornings.

University of Michigan Ross UX Lab


The UMSI UX Lab engages with student entrepreneurs through user-centered workshops and 1:1 consulting. The user-centered services delivered by the UX Lab challenge clients’ problem-solving skills, giving them the ability to think about future problems from multiple perspectives.

ZLI Mentors + Entrepreneurs