What the Victors Do in their Spare Time
Students may experience unusual, unforeseen expenses while in school. The University offers several types of assistance for students in such special circumstances.
Be a positive fan. Avoid the use of foul language, obscene gestures/messages, and threats.
Don’t be a bystander. If one of your friends gets carried away, use your influence to discourage their inappropriate behavior.
Locate your Ann Arbor neighborhood below to learn about what it has to offer!
Resources for International Students and Global Education
Recently, several serious assaults have been reported near the U-M campus.
The Department of Public Safety is working with the Ann Arbor Police as they investigate each of these off-campus incidents. Both agencies are increasing uniformed police patrols of these areas on and near central campus to increase visibility and ward off additional incidents.
Connecting Students to the Workplace
We are excited to share the newest resource from Campus Information! The link below will lead you to the new Interactive Campus Map. This will replace any current PDF map located on the Campus Information site. Built on the familiar Google Maps platform, users will be able to easily navigate between campuses, see what buildings contain what departments, get driving or walking directions and even find the nearest appropriate parking lots.
Lavender Graduation is a celebration of LGBTQ graduates of the University of Michigan. Graduates from any school/college in the University from any academic level are welcome to participate.
Dear Michigan Community:
Go Blue Box is a reusable takeout container program that offers a convenient way to grab food on-the-go from the University Club. More imporantly, it helps Univesity students, staff and faculty be greener Wolverines by reducing the number of containers sent to landfill. The program is in its pilot phase and is currently only offered at the U-Club in the Michigan Union. Go Blue Box was made possible by a grant from the Planet Blue Innovation Fund which enables students to launch sustainable projects on campus.
Getting your Go Blue Box is simple:
On February 5th, University President, Mary Sue Coleman, and Vice President for Student Life, Royster Harper, hosted the 1st Fireside Chat of the Winter 2013 semester.
Here is a transcript of the dialogue between them and the students. They address student concerns and daily life at Michigan and some students ask the President and Vice President about their times at Michigan and abroad.
Topics discussed this month were: better connecting North and Central Campus, undergraduate child care, African American male athlete graduation rates, campus safety, and more.
"Get involved, and get involved early! Attend as many campus events as you can, or else you will miss so many things that are unique to Michigan."
The last MFarmers' Market is taking place on Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Michigan Union. Join us in the Courtyard Patio to learn about and enjoy fresh, local and sustainable products available on campus. See the MFarmers' Market web page for a complete list of vegetables that will be at the market.
The office of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) supports a variety of resources for students with disabilities in addition to events for the U-M community. Most recently, SSD has set up a link for Dyslexia Help on the SSD website.
The University of Michigan's Beyond the Diag Program and University Housing have partnered to host an off-campus housing fair
Wednesday, February 20
Noon to 5 pm
Michigan Union Ballroom, located on the 2nd floor.
All are welcome to attend this event.
When someone asks, "What stands out about YOUR U of M experience?" what will you say?
As the semester comes to a close, Parking and Transportation Services provides this update on late night transportation options.
Dear University of Michigan Students:
The 33rd annual Blood Battle against Ohio State is underway! The remaining drives will run until November 26th. Whether you have never donated before or donate every year, we need your help to win again and save more lives!
Student Life’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides confidential psychological and psychiatric services for currently enrolled U-M undergraduate and graduate students in an atmosphere that is welcoming, comfortable, and multi-culturally sensitive.
Whether earning income to help pay for their education, to augment living expenses, or to gain new skills, thousands of students are employed by the University of Michigan.
Relationship Remix Workshops on Relationships, Sex, and Choice are a nationally recognized program on communication, decision-making, sexual health, consent, and healthy relationships.
Michigan students are invited to open the football season in the Big House for a Go Blue Pep Rally on the field and to watch the first away game September 1st!
On September 11th, over 700 participants attended the 17th annual “Taste of Culture” Welcome Week event to learn about all that Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and the Trotter Multicultural Center have to offer! Hispanic Heritage Month 2011 started off with a fun & festive Kickoff with the band Grupo Alexis who had everyone up and dancing.
Activity-Based Teambuilding & Leadership Development
Looking for a way to cool off this summer? Then dust off the skates and head over to Yost Ice Arena for open public skating! Breeze around the same ice rink as hockey legends Red Berenson, Marty Turco and current NHL stars such as Mike Cammellari, Carl Hagelin and Jack Johnson once skated.
When students return to campus in the fall, they will see a newly renovated MUG space on the ground floor of the Michigan Union with new and updated food vendors.
University Unions is announcing that locally owned and operated Ahmo’s Mediterranean Grill is coming to the Union, and that Wendy’s and Subway will return with expanded offerings.
A club-varsity program in Recreational Sports, the Men’s Rowing team truly represents Michigan as the Leaders and Best. The 2011 team posted a record of 74-4, winning both the Aberdeen Dad Vail and ECAC National Invitational regattas, and lead the entire team to its fourth consecutive American Collegiate Rowing Association (ACRA) Men’s National Championship.
“The renovation of Alice Lloyd Hall will be an important milestone in our planning and commitments to improve the residential experience at U-M,” said Vice President for Student Affairs E. Royster Harper. “Innovative uses of new community spaces will include ideas from students, faculty and staff, with the purpose of making campus living an ongoing learning and growing experience for students.”
Graduate with market-ready career skills from working with Michigan Dining.
Planning to be a Wolverine abroad? Travel smart by registering your plans in advance and securing international health insurance.
Tamara Williams was a University of Michigan student and Family Housing resident when she was killed by her boyfriend in 1997. The annual lecture is meant to commemorate her life, raise awareness of domestic and dating violence, and increase interest in their prevention.
Annual Report Showcases Growers, Gardening and Good Deeds
While spring is abloom, the University is wrapping up a successful season of accomplishment around sustainable food. The term’s achievements are summed up in this 2014-2015 Annual Report by the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program.
"Honestly, I don’t think any one student is the 'Michigan Difference'. I think the U of M community as a whole embodies this idea through their diverse talents and wide range of knowledge and experiences that they bring to the table in everything they do."
A week before “The Game” the Wolverines scraped knives against the Buckeyes in a different kind of matchup. Each university brought its top chefs to engage in a culinary battle Nov. 19 at The Culinary Vegetable Institute (CVI) in Milan, Ohio, for a special Earth to Table Dinner.
All courses used ingredients representative of their region and traditions. The sold-out event featured friends of CVI, as well as fans of each school. Following a vote taken after the dinner, the U-M chefs were pronounced the victors.
Wondering where to live, how much it will cost, or who to live with? Considering moving off-campus for the summer or fall? Do you have any questions about sublease agreements?
Community & Civic Engagement