Here are our top tips for making your Move-In as smooth as possible, both on-campus and off.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Resources for International Students and Global Education
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.
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.
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.
Beyond the Diag is hosting the Winter Off Campus Housing Fair on February 19th, 2015 in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union from 12:00-4:00 PM.
Join Beyond the Diag for an afternoon of free food and prizes, learning, networking, and setting yourself up for success during your off campus experience next school year!
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.
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.
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.
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:
Dear Michigan Community:
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.
Activity-Based Teambuilding & Leadership Development
Relationship Remix Workshops on Relationships, Sex, and Choice are a nationally recognized program on communication, decision-making, sexual health, consent, and healthy relationships.
Graduate with market-ready career skills from working with Michigan Dining.
"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."
Community & Civic Engagement
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.
When someone asks, "What stands out about YOUR U of M experience?" what will you say?
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.
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?
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!
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!
What’s Happening on Campus
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.
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.
“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.”
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.