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Student Life thrives on helping students make the most of their Michigan experience, and we take a holistic approach to caring for all aspects of student well-being. This culture of care is the foundation of a positive student experience, with Student Life providing and connecting students to well-being resources including community-building opportunitiescounselingmedical caresexual assault prevention, and recreational sports; tools for conflict resolution including legal conflictspersonal conflicts, and institutional issues; and individual and academic support at places like the Dean of Students Office and Services for Students with Disabilities

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Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Student Life’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides confidential mental health services for currently enrolled U-M students in an atmosphere that is welcoming, comfortable, accessible, and multiculturally sensitive. Support options range from in-person to virtual and include 24/7 crisis support via CAPS After Hours. 

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office (DOS) is a central place for students, parents, faculty, and staff to seek assistance in navigating the complex issues of campus life. The critical incident response and student support case management team provide direct support to students experiencing any concern that is impacting their Michigan experience, including academic, financial, or physical/mental health concerns as well as crisis/emergency situations, basic needs, and off-campus housing issues.

Inclusive Campus Resources

Student Life offers you many ways to find connection, community, learning, social justice, and space to support a diverse campus community. 

International Center

Student Life’s International Center (IC) serves U-M's international student, faculty, scholar, and staff population, facilitates intercultural and international education, and fosters a global campus community at the University of Michigan and beyond. The IC is also the university's central source of advice and counsel on U.S. immigration regulations and compliance. 

Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR)

The Office of Student Conflict Resolution provides a variety of programs and services designed to support a safe, just, and peaceful campus community by helping U-M students learn how to manage and resolve conflicts. 

Office of the Student Ombuds

The Student Ombuds Office is a place where U-M students can bring their questions, complaints, and concerns about the university. With the Ombuds, you can have confidential discussions in a safe environment while accessing informal dispute resolution services and other resources. 

Sexual Assault Prevention & Awareness Center (SAPAC)

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. 

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. 

Student Accessibility and Accommodation Services (SAAS)

Student Accessibility and Accommodation Services (SAAS) at the University of Michigan include Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD), the U-M Adaptive Sports & Fitness Program, and the Testing and Accommodation Centers (TAC).

Student Emergency Funds

Students sometimes experience unusual, unforeseen expenses while in school, and the University of Michigan offers several types of assistance for students in such special circumstances. Learn more about applying for student emergency funds here. 

Student Legal Services (SLS)

Student Life’s Student Legal Services (SLS) is a full-service law office providing students with legal advice and counseling on everything from housing and family law to consumer law and traffic violations. SLS also litigates cases on behalf of U-M students.

Trotter Multicultural Center

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.

The University Career Center (UCC)

Student Life's University Career Center (UCC) helps students in all stages of their academic journey search for jobs or internships, get help with resumes, utilize career assessment tools and guides by academic majors, attend events like Career Fairs and immersion trips, and much more.

University Health Service (UHS)

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. Additionally, Wolverine Wellness, an integral part of UHS, provides well-being resources and coaching on topics such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, sexual health, eating disorders, and HIV. 

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.