If you are staying in town this spring or summer to take a few classes, work, participate in an internship, prepare for a graduate school oral exam or continue working on a dissertation, living in Ann Arbor during the summer can be challenging time for a variety of reasons.
In May of 2011, the U-M Symphony Band of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance toured throughout China for three weeks. Their grand finale was at the beautiful Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles on their return home.
There are about 40,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University this semester, according to the University’s Office of the Registrar. That’s 40,000 students with leadership roles, academic excellence, athletic achievements and more. When our staff sat down last month to pick 11 students to highlight as the “Students of the Year” — it wasn’t easy. So we sent out a survey to hear from you. We wanted to know: Who are the people you see excelling in student groups and on the stage?
Student Organizations can submit applications for Winterfest right now! Primary Contacts for all organizations can submit an application for Winterfest. CCI approves spaces on a first come first serve basis. Spaces fill quickly so don't wait to register your organization! Register here.
Academic Departments can also submit registration applications. Register here.
Heisman Trophy winner and Super Bowl MVP Desmond Howard stars in a student-produced video that urges Michigan students to moderate their alcohol intake so they can "stay in the blue."
Spring Break week may conjure images of sandy beaches or a quieter Ann Arbor, but for members of The Career Center staff and 60 Michigan students, the mid-winter break means a road trip to the Windy City! The Career Center's Immersion Excursion program regularly brings students to on-site visits with host employers.
On Saturday, October 22, 2011, members of the Greek Community will come together to give back to the greater Ann Arbor area. During the 2nd annual day of service, students in the Panhellenic Association, Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council have the opportunity to pick from a variety of opportunities and skill levels.
December 15, 2015 from 2:00-5:00 PM stop by Multi Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) at 2204 Michigan Union to celebrate the end of the semester. Join the MESA for some food, fun, and friendship.
PULSE (Peers Utilizing Leadership Skills for Education) is student organization sponsored by University Health Service. PULSE members inform fellow students about the vast resources available on campus that are designed to help them reach their full potential
President Mark Schlissel and Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper invite interested students to join a Fireside Chat.
Alumni from around the world sent us footage of themselves singing the chorus of The Victors. With the help of the greatest marching band on earth, they have put together a very special version of our fight song.
Tom Peszek, University of Michigan alumni, arrived at his first race in the Olympics this past Saturday (07/28/12).
Dr. Ernst performs a dual role:
- Executive Director of University Health Service
- Associate Vice President for Health and Wellness in Student Life
The Ann Arbor Police Department (AAPD) is a full service law enforcement agency that serves the city of Ann Arbor including the off campus areas of the University of Michigan.
Orientation for international students and scholars will be held from Monday August 13 through Friday August 31. All workshops, with a few exceptions, are held in classrooms R0220 and R0230 (Lower Level), Ross School of Business. Attend workshops on topics like: making friends, finding jobs, budgeting, driving, laws, and even shopping! Find everything you need to know about the workshops on the international center website.
The FACT Fund has extended its three-year grant for adaptive technology to students with learning disabilities, and the Samet Family has generously offered their financial support for the new SSD peer mentorship program initiated this fall. An article focusing on the services our office provides was published this fall in The University Record.
As members of the University of Michigan community prepare for summer international and domestic travel, the campus international centers, Office of the General Counsel, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Engagement and Interdisciplinary Academic Affairs have prepared this information guide to promote safe and efficient travel.
The University of Michigan is committed to the success of all our students, staff and faculty. By working to create an environment that values and celebrates our diverse community and fosters respect for every individual, you can help ensure that all persons can perform up to their full potential.
Everyone at Michigan is the Michigan Difference. The diversity each student brings to this campus is what makes everyone’s experience at Michigan amazing
Express Yourself at UMix Late Night! Join us at the Michigan Union, Friday September 21 at 10pm, for a night of dance, art, poetry, music, and improv comedy. Enjoy performances by Michigan student organizations, participate in workshops, and make your own digital spray paint graffiti. Our movie this week will be "Rock of Ages," and as always, free food served at midnight!
Valid MCard required for entry.
FREE meals, FREE massages, FREE tutoring, FREE entertainment!
The bi-annual Trotter Multicultural Center 72 Hour Study Break is here! 11:59PM Thursday, December 6th through Midnight Sunday, December 9th, 2012. Come to study, eat, play games, get some comedic relief and de-stress at the Trotter!!
Michigan Today highlights the Spectrum Center, a campus program that provides resources and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students at U-M, today as they celebrate their 40th anniversary this weekend with events ranging from panel discussions to musical performances.
Stop by the U-Club on the first floor of the Michigan Union and be served a free, hot breakfast by your favorite UM administrators, faculty, & staff on Thursday December 13th, between 10pm and 1am. We'll have tons of great food (mmm...pancakes...), giveaways, and activities to help you relieve stress.
September 9, from 2pm - 6pm, come visit the Trotter Multicultural Center at 1443 Washtenaw Avenue and check out the free event "Taste of Culture". Try a wide range of international cuisine catered by local restaurants, play some games and learn about the MESA/Trotter staff and programs. For more information about this event and MESA/Trotter visit the MESA Website.
For many students, the size of U-M can be a daunting adjustment. U-M is a large and vibrant community and it can take some time to find one’s place.
Ann Arbor’s Summer Festival presents Top of the Park, the free outdoor event that has been the talk of the town for thirty long seasons now. The celebration is centered around Ingalls Mall at the Rackham Stage, located on Washington Street directly in front of the Rackham Graduate School, which will be buzzing with activity every night between June 14th and July 7th. Six nights a week the Washtenaw area populations will gather for live music, food booths and special events all in the name of Ann Arbor’s favorite season – summer.
Halloween is here! Many students enjoy this holiday and the candy that comes along with it. Looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Check out this blog post for events!
Dr. Royster Harper, Vice President for Student Affairs is seeking students to serve on her Student Advisory Board. The board meets 2x per month on Wednesday evenings and advises the Vice President on matters important to the student body as she leads the Division of Student Affairs and represents student voice at the Executive level.
New to University of Michigan? Interested in connecting with the LGBTQIA community, finding resources, or exploring your identity? Join the Spectrum Center's First Year Student Cohort: FreshSpective!
Join the Fusion of Cultures event on Thursday, December 5th, 2013 at 8pm in the Union Ballroom. It is FREE!
North Campus students have been exploring, karaoking, dancing, tailgating, game playing , hot air ballooning, skating, flash mobbing, ice carving, and more this year -- Check out the NEW North Campus Vibrancy video highlighting some of the fun times! Most of these events were hosted by University Unions and the Center for Campus Involvement, along with other North Campus partners, as part of the Go North! initiative.
The Winter SORC lottery opens on December 1, 2011. Starting on that day, student organizations and U-M department representatives can reserve bus sign and glass showcase space; reserve the 4th floor conference room and banner production (BPA); and submit a lottery application for Winter Diag boards, Diag banner poles, Table Tents in University Unions, and the 24-foot Michigan Union banner.
2014 marks the 40th year SSD has been serving students with disabilities on campus. To commemorate this historic occasion, SSD will host a series of events throughout the year.
If you would like to be involved, we'd love to hear from you!
Every change you make, no matter how large or small, has an impact on our environment. Here are some small steps that can have a big effect.
- Walk, bike or take a bus instead of driving.
- Set your printer to double-sided default to save paper.
- Look into sharing a printer with your housemates to reduce energy usage.
- Use power strips and shut them off at night.
Think green this Friday at the 13th annual Green Fair! This event will be held on Main Street and will feature different exhibits to showcase the importance of being green.
Did you know that U-M has a Campus Farm? The collaborative project by U-M students, faculty and staff, community members, and Matthaei-Nichols was designed to grow vegetables and herbs on campus.