Prospective Member FAQ
Who can join MASA?
MASA is open to any and every student at the University of Michigan who is willing to dedicate themselves to the team. While most members are undergrad engineering students, MASA is also open to grad students and students from any college.
When and how do I join?
MASA hosts mass meetings twice a year at the beginning of the fall and winter semesters to recruit new members. However, you can join anytime by filling out the form below.
How much of a time-commitment is expected of me at MASA?
There is always work to do, and you get out what you put into the team. You will likely have a mandatory weekly meeting along with worksessions. Depending on your level of involvement, expect 5 to 25 hours of work per week. Work also tends to pick up as we approach important deadlines!
I don't know anything about rockets but still want to get involved. Is there anything I can do?
MASA's mission is to teach students about rocketry and hands-on engineering. As long as you're willing to learn, don't hesitate to get involved. Alternatively, we're always looking for members to fill administrative roles for the team.
Why should I join MASA?
That's a little self-explanatory: we make rockets! MASA is going to space, and who wouldn't want to be a part of it!
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