The M+Google team is looking for U-M students to serve as Google Guides during U-M's Google transition. Interested in providing informal peer support for the Google platform? Apply today!
The I Will campaign is an entirely student-led initiative to start a campus-wide conversation surrounding sexual assault. Launched at U-M, "I Will" is working to end sexual violence at college campuses across the nation.
Last chance to apply for our Spring Break Immersions in Chicago on March 3rd & 4th!
For students that will be in Ann Arbor or Chicago over Spring Break, please consider applying for an Immersion with the Career Center for the chance to visit some top-notch companies, learn more about an industry, meet employers, and talk with recent UM alumni.
Every Wolverine has a unique story, why not share yours? We'd love to hear about what led you to U of M, what your first year experience was like, your summer internship, life in the dorms, your student organization(s), or advice to incoming students.
Updated July 14, 2022
Take it from Student Life's Student Legal Services (SLS): Renters insurance is worth it, and it may save you from problems in the future. And if you have concerns about housing, criminal, family, consumer, or traffic law, be sure to schedule an appointment with Student Legal Services.
Every month or so, a small, random selection of students from both the undergrad and graduate schools are invited to meet with President Mary Sue Coleman and Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper. The purpose of these Fireside Chats is so that students can meet the figures in an informal setting and voice any thoughts or concerns they might have about the University and its many programs and initiatives.
Be a Cluster Facilitator today! Be a part of a "Family Cluster" as a resource, catalyst, and facilitator in this week long leadership experience. Help students navigate having a healthy disregard for the impossible by creating relationships and connections.
"Black and Blue: The Story of Gerald Ford, Willis Ward, and the 1934 Michigan-Georgia Tech Football Game": Documentary Screening
The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies will host a screening of the documentary titled Black and Blue: The Story of Gerald Ford, Willis Ward, and the 1934 Michigan-Georgia Tech Football Game, followed by a panel discussion featuring Former Senator Buzz Thomas (grandson of Willis Ward) and Steve Ford (son of President Gerald R. Ford) on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Day events. See UM Events for more details.
TIME: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Weill Hall
ROOM: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Annenberg Auditorium, 735 S. State Street, 1120 Weill Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Want to be a better listener? Need some leadership experience? Want to boost your resume? Attend Facilitation Training! Learn how to facilitate meetings, discussions and workshops for diverse groups and settings!
Friday March 22nd, 2pm - 8pm
Saturday March 23rd, 10am - 5pm
Trotter Multicultural Center
1443 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
The Ginsberg Center’s mission is to engage students, faculty, and community members in learning together through community service and civic participation in a diverse and democratic society. One of several programs housed at Ginsberg Center, the America Reads Tutoring Corps has been committed to meeting the challenge to have all children reading well and independently by the end of third grade since 1997.
Dear U-M Student,
The first day of class is rapidly approaching, along with the deadline to share your vaccination information. More than 90 percent of students have already submitted their vaccination record. Great work, Wolverines!
A COVID-19 vaccination is highly effective in protecting against serious COVID-19 infection, and combined with the U-M face covering policy, offers the opportunity for a more normal Michigan experience for you and approximately 47,000 other students this fall. In addition to helping protect immunocompromised Wolverines, it also helps shield the young and elderly family members of our U-M community.
Come hear U-M students, faculty, and staff talk about how they use conflict as an opportunity for restorative justice. One of the many events of MLK Day 2016.
Whether students are leaving Ann Arbor during the Thanksgiving recess, or staying here, Student Life offers some information that may be helpful to you.
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:
Student Life’s University Health Service (UHS) serves as an on-campus, comprehensive student health care resource, where most services for currently enrolled students are covered by fees already included with tuition. Students can send prescriptions for easy pickup on campus to the UHS pharmacy and see physicians, specialists, and clinicians right on campus, between classes.
Student Life’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC) promotes healthy relationships, teaches non-violence and equality, supports survivor healing, and fosters a respectful and safe environment for all members of the University of Michigan community.
U-M celebrates the 25th Annual MLK Symposium with a series of events that honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. From lectures to choir performances, the U-M community pays tribute to Dr. King's remarkable work through academic, social, and cultural events held January 11-26, 2012.
Student Life Michigan Leadership Initiatives offers these exciting, energetic and life-transforming leadership development opportunities for students during the times where your academic activity is the lowest.
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.
Published January 4, 2016
The new Trotter Multicultural Center will be built on South State Street in the heart of central campus
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has completed a report on the results of the third phase of its College Student Mental Health Survey (CSMHS). The survey is a long-term project undertaken by CAPS, a unit within Student Life, to describe, inform, and extend knowledge and understanding of college student mental health.
Want to be a better listener? Need some leadership experience? Want to boost your resume? Attend facilitation training! Online registration is open until February 8. Learn how to facilitate: meetings, group discssions and workshops.
The University of Michigan delivers a world-class education to students, preparing them with critical knowledge, skills, and opportunities to be leaders in an increasingly complex world. Catalyzing and supporting students as they build the knowledge, skills, and agency for full participation in civic life must be a fundamental part of that education.
The William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center (TMC) promotes a campus and community where all students can prosper academically and socially and can develop a better understanding and appreciation for multicultural diversity at U-M. TMC hosts and sponsors many events and programs, including those focused on social identity connection, health and wellness, and heritage and culture.
Your first year at U-M is a journey – a time to get involved, explore your campus community, and start making this Michigan experience truly yours. First Year Experience can help you chart your own unique course.
Updated July 14, 2022
Since 2018, the Spectrum Center has run a meaningful mentorship program called Mentorship and Professional/Personal Support (MaPPS). This program intentionally connects LGBTQ+ students to LGBTQ+ staff/faculty members who may share similar identities and/or goals. In contrast to advising, mentors motivate mentees by recognizing their strengths and accomplishments, helping them sharpen skills or improve their capability, and guiding mentees’ decision-making process.
It's time again for the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow, where thousands of people from Michigan, across the U.S., and Canada gather to celebrate and learn about Native American culture and traditions.
Forty years after a small group of Native American students and community members founded the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, it has evolved into a popular community-wide event hosted by the Native American Student Association at the University of Michigan.
Flu is here already, so now is a great time to get a flu shot to help minimize your risk of getting sick. University Health Service provides flu shots, and you can schedule online. See the UHS website for additional details and scheduling.
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According to U-M Planet Blue's Guiding Principle, "We will pursue land and water management toward improving the health of ecosystems and communities, protecting the Huron River water quality."
The Association of Religious Counselors (ARC) is an independent association of representatives from religious and spiritual communities that serve the students, staff, and faculty of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Committed to the central role of religion and spirituality in the development of the whole human being - body, heart, mind, and soul - ARC advocates for the religious, spiritual, and ethical dimensions of university life. ARC provides its members opportunities for networking, education, and advocacy.
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.
Comprised of 15 committees, University Activities Center (UAC) is a student-run programming organization at the University. Whether it's theatre, comedy, music, dance, lectures, competitions, multicultural programming, debates, movies, mini-courses, or just plain old partying, UAC's mission is to provide quality programming. We strive to meet the entertainment needs of students, faculty and staff and to enrich their lives in the process.
The Well-being Collective Impact (WBC) for Student Life is an initiative to advance the Well-being colletive Common Agenda and key performance indicators.
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!