Application for Admission

To qualify for consideration for the Degreed Program of the UFP Business School, applicants must:

  • Have graduated from high school or have received a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Demonstrate a positive work ethic, motivation to learn, and strong moral character.
  • Demonstrate college readiness in math and English (preferred)
  • Be willing to travel as needed.
  • Complete two 6-week field assignments at a manufacturing operation within the UFP family of companies at a site to be determined.
  • Upon acceptance, comply with UFP’s substance abuse policy.

Personal Info

Email
Phone

Education

Graduation/Expected Graduation Date
GPA
ACT / SAT Score (if available)
Please list any extracurricular or volunteer activities. Indicate the activity, number of years of participation, positions held, honors earned, and/or varsity letters awarded.
Have you taken college courses? If yes, indicate the name and address of the college, classes taken, and years attended. (Only if applicable)

How did you hear about UFP Business School?


Please check all that apply

Work Experience (begin with most recent employer) (Only if applicable)

1. Employer
Dates Employed
Positions Held
Reason for Leaving
Supervisor's Name
Supervisor's Email
Supervisor's Phone

2. Employer
Dates Employed
Positions Held
Reason for Leaving
Supervisor's Name
Supervisor's Email
Supervisor's Phone

3. Employer
Dates Employed
Positions Held
Reason for Leaving
Supervisor's Name
Supervisor's Email
Supervisor's Phone

Essay (Please respond to the following questions)

Identify three reasons you are interested in attending the Degreed Program of the UFP Business School.
Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a workplace challenge, a community problem, an ethical dilemma – anything that is of personal or professional importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.
Tell us anything else you think is important to know about you. (optional)

Transcript

Email a copy of your high school (or college, if applicable) transcript to jeanette.colella@ufpi.com.

You may send a copy to:
UFP Business School - Degreed Program
Universal Forest Products
2801 E. Beltline NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Letter of Recommendation

Drop files here or
Accepted file types: doc, pdf, jpg.

UFP Policy

I understand that this application and any attachments are the property of this company. I certify that the statements made by me in this application are true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and are made in good faith. I hereby grant this corporation permission to verify such answers, and I further understand that any false statement on this application may be considered as sufficient cause for rejection of the application or for dismissal if such false statement is discovered subsequent to my acceptance and employment. Offer of employment is dependent upon satisfactorily passing the associated laboratory tests that may be prescribed by this corporation. Offer of employment and acceptance into the UFP Business School are tendered to me based upon my agreement to abide by the rules and regulations of this corporation and its subsidiary companies. It is the policy of this company to implement affirmatively equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or handicap and positive action shall be taken to ensure the fulfillment of this policy.

I understand that the corporation may make an inquiry concerning my character, reputation personal characteristics and mode of living, as well as my past employment. I hereby release the corporation and all of my previous employers, as well as their respective agents and employees, from any and all such claims arising in any way from their participation in such an inquiry or investigation and I waive any right to receive notice concerning disclosures made as part of such inquiry or investigation. I further understand that this application will remain active for a period of thirty days from the date of completion and that I must notify the corporation in writing at the end of such thirty day period if I wish to reactivate or amend this application.

I understand that any employment obtained with the company shall be at such wages, benefits, hours, and conditions as the company may determine and may change from time to time. Such employment shall be for no definite term and can be terminated by the company at any time with or without cause, and or with or without notice, regardless of the date or period of payment of wages or salary and regardless of any contrary provisions in any other forms, manuals, handbooks, etc. I understand that no one other than the president of the company has any authority to enter into any agreement for employment for a specific period of time or to make any agreement which is contrary in any way to the foregoing and that such agreement must be in writing or it shall not be binding. Applicants may be required to take certain entrance tests and undergo a background check.