If I am a full-time college student, am I exempt from jury duty?
No, college students are not exempt from serving. You will need to show your summons to your professors or instructors and advise them of your upcoming obligation. A jury summons is an official court order with which you must comply. You may request up to a 30-day extension of your service and oftentimes may be able to choose between several available dates.

Students who have moved to another county or state for the school year may be excused as a temporary non-resident if they provide verification of their schooling in that area. Acceptable forms of documentation include but are not limited to the following: change of address on Michigan driver’s license or other state license, apartment lease, dorm/housing contract or a tuition bill which indicates a housing assignment, or a current utility bill.

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1. If I am over the age of 70, do I have to serve?
2. If I am a full-time college student, am I exempt from jury duty?
3. Do the courts provide daycare or transportation?
4. If I am a nursing mother, can I be excused from jury duty service?
5. If I am a stay-at-home parent, can I be excused from jury duty service?
6. I am not a United States citizen. Why was I selected?
7. May I bring my laptop, pager and/or cell phone with me?
8. What do I do if I live in another state for the winter months?
9. If I am hearing impaired, do I need to get a doctor's note to be excused?
10. I am legally blind. Can I still serve on a jury?
11. My job is too demanding (or I work in a small office/am self employed) and I don’t have time to serve on a jury. Do I still have to serve?
12. I have recently moved to another county/state. What do I need to do to be excused from service?
13. My summons states that my service term is 1 day or 1 trial, whichever is longer. What does that mean?
14. What if personal or religious beliefs prohibit me from passing judgment on others?
15. I am a smoker. Will I be able to go outside to take a break?