Thinking ahead about what you will do with your summer? Want to be PAID, get course credit and learn how to be an impressive young professional?
Looking for off campus housing? Beyond the Diag, a Student Life program housed in the Dean of Students Office, would like to announce the launch of our new University of Michigan Off-Campus Housing website: http://offcampushousing.umich.edu. We encourage students, faculty, and staff to check out the exciting new features offered on the site. The website enables you to search property listings by rental price and various amenities, plus view high definition pictures of individual properties.
The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. Application deadline is Monday, October 8 at 5 pm.
The Program on Intergroup Relations is pleased to announce that starting in Winter 2015, undergraduate students have the ability to earn a Minor in Intergroup Relations Education. The minor formalizes a sequence of courses already offered to U-M students, and builds on 60+ years of intergroup relations theory and research.
Michigan students, you could be cast in the University of Michigan's next Public Service Announcement or Admission's video... or both!
Date: Tuesday, August 6th
Time: 11:00am -7pm
Location: Michigan Photography, 500 S. State St., LSA Building, Room 0246 (basement level)
With the cold weather finally behind us and sunny days ahead, now is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors of North Campus! Take a walk through the woods and flower gardens; admire outdoor sculptures, fountains, and ponds; visit the art galleries -- maybe you’ll be lucky enough to catch a recital or performance! Need more ideas?
President Obama to speak at UM Intramural Building. Watch it live in the Kuenzel Room at the Michigan Union today at 2p.m.
Read more information at mlive.com
Involvement Ambassadors serve as peer advisors for their fellow students. The Ambassadors work both individually and collectively as a team to assist fellow students that are exploring campus involvement. In addition, they are a peer resource for student organization leadership in the areas of campus policies and procedures, leadership development, and student organization best practices. The Ambassadors team works to create innovative trainings, resources, and networking opportunities for students.
Are you in search of an affordable option for graduation photos? In partnership with mployments and student photographers on campus, CSG is hosting free photo shoots for graduating students April 24th - 27th from 2 pm - 6 pm in the Law Quad.
Many student veterans come to U-M with these specific responsibilities: a family, a career or job, military commitments: reserve duty or deployment, personal wellness,financial issues. The University of Michigan is prepared to help you meet these commitments. Our responsibility is to create the best environment for learning and living the Michigan Experience.
Have you ever had a constructive conversation with someone who has a different political identity or political perspective than you? Can you imagine building a bridge across political difference? Have you ever wondered how it is that other intelligent, caring people could come to a completely different political perspective than you?
University students, faculty and staff as well as members of the broader community are invited to attend the Department of Public Safety crime meeting at 11:30 a.m. March 29, 2012. The meeting will be held in the Michigan Union Pendleton Room.
Join us for “Feel Good Fridays” at the Trotter Multicultural Center! Scheduled to take place EVERY Friday of the school year! Embrace the moment to FEEL GOOD!
Feel Good Fridays:
Shonda Rhimes Replay and Coldstone Ice Cream Day!
Time: 1pm - 5pm
1443 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor Mi 48130
If you Look GOOD you FEEL GOOD, and if you FEEL GOOD, you DO GOOD” - Georges St. Pierre
Starting January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act requires individuals to have health insurance. If you do not have health insurance, you will want to shop for it.
The Institute prepares high-achieving African American men to be leaders of great character who make significant contributions to their communities, our country, and the world.
Download the Stay in the Blue app from the iTunes store for free! It was built by students, for students and has many local features. It will help you—or help you help your friends—to Stay in the Blue! (NOTE: Android version available in October.)
Staying in the Blue can help you get what you want while avoiding the stuff you don't want, by keeping your blood alcohol content (BAC) at .06 or below.
The Winter 2019 Munger Case Competition is a fantastic professional development opportunity through which graduate students can collaborate with other professionals, work on a real-world multidisciplinary issue, and grow their Michigan network. This competition is open to ALL graduate and professional students.
Backpacking for classes can be a stressful time for many students, however, the Campus Information Center blog has some helpful tips to make this an easy process!
I’m a first year student….should I come to Expo? First year students are encouraged to attend the career fair and this year, with over 30 organizations interested in hiring first and second year students for internships, the Career Center is offering resources directly geared towards freshmen for them to have a very meaningful experience at the Expo. Because career fairs can be very large and intimidating, the Career Center is offering a “Freshmen Orientation at the Career Expo.”
Calling all students! Join us for the Growing Allies Retreat where this semester we will explore the intersection of race, ethnicity, and class. This retreat is an opportunity to engage in what it means to be a social justice ally through interactive activities and dialogue.
The deadline for Winter 2015 applications is September 15, 2014.
The Center for Global and Intercultural Study can help you figure out where to go, what to do, and how to get funding. With over 70 programs all around the world, we can find the study abroad experience that's right for you! You can browse programs online via M-Compass.
One of the many resources at Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) that students have access to is the FACT Fund (Fund for Accessible Computing Technology). The FACT fund was established to assist University of Michigan students registered with SSD in obtaining needed technology in order to increase their learning and academic achievement. Individual grants are specifically available for undergraduate, graduate and professional students with Learning Disabilities.
Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper and President Mary Sue Coleman sat down with 35 students for the February Fireside Chat.
The Fireside Chats are monthly conversations President Coleman and Vice President Harper host for students to ask questions and share aspects about their Michigan Experience.
Come to study, eat, play games, get some comedic relief and de-stress at the Trotter! Starting December 12 until December 15 Trotter Multicultural Center will be the place to be! It won't just be a place to study. It will also be a place to relax and recharge. There will be free meals, entertainment and massages!
Those first days on campus can be quite challenging. "What does this acronym mean?" "What bus route do I take to get to north?" "Where is this building?" But fear not! Friendly staff members and students will be stationed at Ask Me! Info Stations (Tuesday September 6th and Wednesday September 7th) throughout central and north campus to answer any questions you have and get you to where you need to go.
Please join us as we welcome students, staff and faculty to the Trotter Multicultural Center's Open House after the renovations this summer.
When: September 11, 2014
Fundraising is critical for student organizations to function at their best. Most likely your organization needs to fundraise next year, and the Student Philanthropy team wants to help.
Join us to hear from Winona LaDuke, an internationally acclaimed author, orator, and activist. Her keynote will take place Monday, November 11, 2013 at the Rackham Graduate School Amphitheatre. Doors open at 6:00pm.
On March 12, the U-M Debate program officially qualified three teams to the 2012 National Debate Tournament, which will be held at Emory University on March 30 - April 2. U-M was only one of six teams in the country to qualify the maximum of three teams, and the first time since 2000 that U-M has qualified three teams to the NDT.
First-year student Fall Break retreat for leadership development at UofM FREE!
- Develop leadership skills
- Make lasting friendships
- Connect with mentors and resources on campus
Learn more and apply at: livebeyondbounds.org
Saturday Oct 12th - Monday Oct 14th
Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor
University Housing recently celebrated two more achievements in the Residential Life Initiatives -- the renovation of Alice Lloyd Hall and improvements to Baits Houses II. LLoyd Hall was closed throughout last year for upgrades to infrastructure as well as improvements to student rooms and community spaces. A "new" hall reopened to students in August. Significant remodeling to Baits student rooms, bathrooms and community spaces, and the installation of fire sprinklers and new roofing, were accomplished in only four months during the summer.
Last week, CAPS hosted another a "do something and play" event on North Campus, to help promote the idea of playing and relaxing to help manage stress and to work toward achieving balance, even in the midst of a really busy academic schedule/lifestyle. Around 1,000 students really loved the event and were very appreciative.
The event was sponsored and supported by the four schools/colleges on North Campus, the Center for Campus Involvement, and student leaders from the Art & Design Collective.
Mitchell Field Grand Re-Opening is scheduled for this coming Monday, November 10th from 4:30-5:30 PM. Brief remarks will begin at approximately 4:45 PM.
Trotter Multicultural Center Invites all University of Michigan students to participate in drop-in portrait photo shoot sessions. Photos will be used to create a feature wall graphic for Trotter on State Street.
MESA/Trotter’s 18th annual Taste of Culture was a great way to start the semester! Held at the Trotter Multicultural Center, the event showcased a variety of cultural restaurants from South-East Michigan.
Approximately 900 members of the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor communities enjoyed free food from local restaurants such as Jamaican Jerk Pit, Los Amigos, and Eastern Flame – just to name a few.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, Epsilon Chapter and MSlam Present: The Art of Words Poetry Slam. Come watch as our poets bring the stage to life. Take your turn at the mic and compete for a chance to represent Michigan at the National College Slam. This event will feature Josh Bennett.
Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Location: Michigan League Underground
Accessible Mental Health Information Online for Students