The week of March 27th, 2016 is National Law School Wellness Week. To celebrate that, CAPS is excited to support the Law School in a week-long series of wellness events stating this coming Monday, March 28th.
In our ongoing effort to create an environment that is healthy for all members of our community, the University of Michigan will become a smoke-free university. This will help ensure a healthier environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors.
The Center for Campus Involvement is proud to partner with Hip Hop Congress and The Black Student Union to host “Bars Against Bars: Hip Hop For Change (A Conversation With Rhymefest)” on Wednesday, September 18th from 6:00-7:30pm in the Rackham Amphitheatre.
Welcome to the University of Michigan! Whether you are a new or continuing student you are an important part of our campus community.
Simply show a Starbucks barista the CAPS app on your phone during finals week and you can order any tall drink for free.
"The University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (the University) is dedicated to supporting and maintaining a scholarly community. As its central purpose, this community promotes intellectual inquiry through vigorous discourse. Values which undergird this purpose include civility, dignity, diversity, education, equality, freedom, honesty, and safety. When students choose to accept admission to the University, they accept the rights and responsibilities of membership in the University's academic and social community."
In Michigan, they understand hard work. This is the home office of Big Ten football and the American auto industry. Still, the commitment of this rowing team stands out. This is a “club” squad, meaning there are no athletic scholarships. The kids are walk-ons who pay an annual fee of about $2,500 for the privilege of pulling an oar.
Zombie Club is a great example of the potential and versatility of student organizations at U of M. Event planning, leadership, philanthropy, marketing and general creativity are just a few of the experiences this club provides.
An increase in the nubmer of mental health counselors on campus - and a spate of new peer-to-peer support programs - is reducing stigma and encouraging troubled students to seek help.
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.
For the UM community, Investing in Ability will host a series of events focusing on disability issues. The event begins on Monday, October 24th with therapy dogs on campus and concludes with a wheelchair basketball game on Saturday, November 12th. Congressman John Dingell will serve as Honorary Grand Marshall. For more information about this and all the Investing In Ability events, please the Investing in Ability website.
If you are in the process of applying to graduate or professional school, you are likely to have started grappling with some financial aid questions.
Using the library and its resources can be an intimidating endeavor, especially for students with disabilities. However, the library is a valuable support system, with services such as the Knox Adaptive Technology Site, Accessible Digital Materials via Hathitrust, and 7Fast document delivery available, just to name a few. This workshop will cover how the library can play a role in facilitating your academic experience and success, including its unique services for students with disabilities.
SAPAC has created a collaborative project with the University of Michigan Museum of Art(UMMA) entitled, “Paths to Renewal,” which is a virtual exhibit to commemorate SAPAC's 25th Anniversary at the University of Michigan. Feel free to explore the website and share your thoughts in the comments section. You may even want to take a tour in UMMA as part of our alumni weeked or on your own to see some of the selected pieces.
The University of Michigan is fourth on the list of top volunteer-producing graduate schools in 2017 and has made the list for 17 consecutive years. A total of 2,684 alumni have served the Peace Corps since it was created in 1961 and 60 alumni are currently volunteering.
Men have a higher likelihood of dying by suicide, engaging in substance abuse, not utilizing mental health services, experiencing more intensive mental health issues, and are less likely to ask for support when experiencing difficult health issues. This monthly series of events are designed to both raise awareness and reduce stigma around mental health concerns.
Starting August 15th, 2016 SOAS will be transitioning from the Finance tab on MaizePages to a new financial system called the SOAS Finance Dashboard. The Dashboard will be located on the SOAS website. Similar to the Finance tab on MaizePages currently, only Authorized Signers will be allowed to view the Dashboard.
Prepare for your international experience whether you plan to Study – Work – or Volunteer Abroad!
Passport Staff will be on-hand to assist you. Save time: Start your form on-line: https://pptform.state.gov/
Student Life Recreational Sports is welcoming U-M faculty and staff to stop in at an Open House for the CCRB on Thursday, June 18, 2015 between 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Visitors will get free fitness orientations in newly renovated, repurposed spaces with over 100 new units of cardio and strength equipment. Group-X classes for cycling and Zumba will also be offered at Noon and 5:30 p.m., respectively.
Moving thousands of students into dozens of buildings across Michigan's campus in just a few short days is no small task. Check out how our Move-In Makers, along with the efforts of University Housing staff, make the process so easy. Watch the Video >
Are you a student organization leader? As you return to campus and to your organizations, you might be wondering what you can do to help finance your group this year. The Student Philanthropy team at the U-M, is an excellent resource for organizations who need to raise funds.
Allegations of student sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, are taken seriously by the University of Michigan. We are proud of the UM Policy on Sexual Misconduct by Students, which was developed with significant input from our students.
Join the MQuest Adventure and find the Golden M hidden somewhere on Campus! This unique event launched Sunday and clues will be given daily through Friday. To get involved follow on Twitter @UMInvolvement.
University of Michigan is now accepting bike donations year-round! Please consider donating your bike if you don't want to ship or store it. The bike will be used to support bike programs on campus.
The Bentley Historical Library is now featuring the UM LGBT History Exhibit. The physical exhibit ("A Queer Timeline") is running at the Bentley from now until Nov. 30. The online version will be up indefinitely and can be found at http://bentley.umich.edu/exhibits/queer/. The exhibit covers a timeline of Queer History at UM, Ann Arbor, the state of Michigan.
"Being a part of student affairs made me see how many more opportunities U of M has to offer students outside of classes and studying. I was able to work with student organizations and departments from all over campus. I also gained the courage and confidence to become more involved across campus and become a better leader."
Now that Memorial Day has passed and our bellies are full of barbeque and pot-luck salads, the summertime jitters are at an all-time high. Many Wolverines who have stuck around for summer jobs or classes are in quite the lucky situation, because there isn’t anything else on this earth quite like an Ann Arbor summer.
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Winterfest 2013 is here! Did you miss your chance to explore the student organization opportunties this past fall? Now is your chance. Winterfest will host over 120 student organizations and departments during this year's event. Learn more about student organizations and departments, get free stuff and free food.
Date: Tuesday, January 15th
Location: 2nd Floor, Michigan Union
A short movie about going to school at the University of Michigan and the various tuition help available.
MHappy Month is a celebration of the new ideas, events and paradigms that move us towards a future where wellbeing of both the planet and its citizens are realized. Many campus events tend to focus on problems—the War in Vietnam, global warming, for example. Too much bad news leaves many of us immobilized and unable to act effectively. While we will absolutely fight to overcome the injustices and prejudice in our communities, we also need a vision of the future that sustains us.
MPassioned Art is a new and exciting arts project for the U of M community! The Center for Campus Involvement is holding a campus-wide search for 10 talented student artists, who will be selected to customize a 4’x4’x6” wooden “M.”
During 2015 the Greek Community at Michigan will be celebrating 170 years of providing students with rich experiences in brotherhood, sisterhood, leadership, and service. Since 1845, fraternities and sororities at the University of Michigan have offered students the opportunity to be a part of one of the oldest Michigan traditions.
The Career Center offers a 3 part video series exploring the important steps of beginning an internship search.
Career Advisor, Josh Mackey will be walking you through some of the important things that you need to think about and prepare for prior to applying to internships.
Sorority and Fraternity Life Peer Led Support Group (SFL-PLSG) is a confidential group that provides survivors of gender-based violence a space to decompress from weekly stressors. Our group is centered in self-care activities rather than therapy. Meetings provide survivors of Greek Life a space to be present in the moment and build community. The group meets Tuesdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the SAPAC Office (Room 1551, Michigan Union)
UTransition is a series of college preparation workshops for students with any type of disability or chronic health condition. Workshops will be held at the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (CIL). Anyone interested in participating should complete this registration form.
Boulderween! - Come to the wall on Halloween in a costume and CLIMB FOR FREE!