Student Affairs

The 2021 Chair for the Student Affairs Committee is Hannah Dale and the Member-at-Large Representing Students is Anthony Strevett.  Questions, concerns or comments are always welcomed.  Please contact Hannah at or Anthony at

Licensure Information:
Eligibility for Educational Limited SLP License (only for those whose education did not include 9 months of supervised clinical experience).
-Graduate from an accredited master's or doctoral speech-language pathology educational program or a program that has been deemed substantially equivalent.
-Provide proof of acceptance for training in a clinical situation supervised by a licensed SLP.
-Submit the SLP Educational Limited license application found at with the $183.80 fee.
-A fingerprint report and criminal background check are required. Fingerprints must be taken using the instructions and ID number that are sent to the applicant after the license application and fee are received.
-Beginning in 2021, individuals seeking initial licensure must have completed human trafficking training prior to obtaining a license as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Licensees, or individuals seeking licensure, must complete the training in identifying victims of human trafficking only one time. The Department may select an audit sample and request documentation of proof of completion of the training.

License Application
Licensing Guide
MiPlus (Professional Licensing User System)

LARA Licensure FAQs

Michigan-specific FAQ's, guidelines and requirements for Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist
Contact LARA


2021 graduates can receive ASHA’s special deal: Gift to the Grad. Graduates applying for membership and certification will automatically receive up to 20 months of membership when you join ASHA May 1–August 31, which means you receive membership benefits and services through December 31, 2022.

You are enouraged to take advantage of this savings opportunity to join the profession’s most respected organization. The more quickly you use the deal, the more savings you receive. In addition to this fantastic offer, NSSLHA members with 2 years of consecutive membership will also receive $225 off the standard membership and certification fee of $511.
Please follow the Audiology Pathway to Certification or the Speech-Language Pathology Pathway to Certification to ensure that you have an easy transition from student to professional. If you need further assistance, please email, or contact the Action Center at 800-498-2071.

University Information:
University Programs in Michigan
Congratulations to the 2021 Student Poster Session Winners

Nicholas Malendowski
-Why Didn't I Think of This Before? Perceptions of Stakeholder Engaged Research: Nicholas Malendowski, Central Michigan University; Clarisse El-Khouri, B.A., Nova Southeastern University; Jackie Hinckley, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ANCDS, Nova Southeastern University and Katie Strong, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Central Michigan University

Erika Mueller                                         Jenna Fisher                                  
 Kaylin Gray
-Coding and Analyzing the Variation of Speech in Adults Who Stutter: Erika Mueller, Jenna Fisher, Kaylin Gray, Greg Spray, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Scott Yaruss, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F, F-ASHA all of Michigan State University.

Thank you to Psi Iota Xi, Michigan chapters Eta Sigma, Zeta Theta, Theta Tau, and Eta Omicron, for their support of these awards.  Thanks to our Michigan colleague Char Holcomb, and others, for continuing to support our students in this manner.

Congratulations to Michigan State University for winning the 2021 Praxis Bowl!  This year the Praxis Bowl was held virtually with Western Michigan University, Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University competing for bragging rights.  As always a fun time was had by all!