Student Life

U-M students like to get active in many ways, and Student Life is here to support them. Any day on campus you can search the Happening@Michigan calendar for fun, educational, and inspiring things to do. Or see the University Activities Center to find out what the Victors do in their spare time. Student Life’s Recreational Sports offers almost endless opportunities to get active, including four indoor facilities, Outdoor Adventures’ bike rentals, an indoor rock climbing wall, and the Challenge Program’s experiential team-building programs, including an outdoors ropes course. And Wolverine Wellness nurtures a healthy campus community with coaching and educational programs on tobacco cessation, safer sex, alcohol, healthy eating and sleeping habits, and much more. 

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Club Sports

Student Life’s Club Sports supports student-led athletic teams in dozens of sports. Student officers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of each club, and the teams represent the University of Michigan through competitive athletic opportunities against other colleges and universities. Many clubs compete at an elite level, and all strive to be national champions. 

Two students throw a baseball in the Diag

Happening @ Michigan

Student Life’s Happening@Michigan is an events calendar for the entire University of Michigan community. On a typical day during the academic year, there are dozens of campus workshops, performances, movies, seminars, rallies, sporting events, community service opportunities, fairs, and festivals to be found here. 

Students play jenga at night on the Diag

Spectrum Center

Student Life’s Spectrum Center is a collaborative space in which all members of the university and local community are welcome. Through collaboration and partnership efforts, the Center supports students to thrive in a diverse society and globally. The center works toward enhancing the campus climate and support services for LGBTQ+ students, staff, and faculty at the university through education, advocacy, and community building. 

Michigan Pride Flag

Stay in the Blue

U-M students have shared a number of strategies they use to "Stay in the Blue" and protect themselves and their friends, especially during football weekends and other big social events, and Student Life's Wolverine Wellness is here to help you and your friends have fun while staying safe and legal

The student section cheers at a game in Crisler Arena

University Activities Center

The University Activities Center is a student-run organization providing quality programming that is both entertaining and enriching to the lives of students, faculty, and staff at the University of Michigan, and the UAC boasts over a dozen different committees that involve students in the planning and execution of a wide variety of events both on- and off-campus. 

Students roller-skate indoors

Wolverine Wellness

Wolverine Wellness nurtures a healthy campus community with coaching and educational programs on wellness, tobacco cessation, safer sex, alcohol and drugs, healthy eating and body image, and much more. 

Students cross the Diag