Student Life

Welcome from the Dean of Students

Welcome to the University of Michigan! Whether you are a new or continuing student you are an important part of our campus community.

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Get Your Fest On

You’ve unpacked (mostly) and are ready to explore campus. Check out all of the outstanding opportunities to meet new people, find your passion, and get some free stuff!

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Your First Year Experience

Your first year at U-M is a journey – a time to get involved, explore your campus community, and start making this Michigan experience truly yours. First Year Experience can help you chart your own unique course.

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From Dining to Dream Job

Published August 24, 2015

Graduate with market-ready career skills from working with Michigan Dining.

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On-Campus Student Jobs

Whether earning income to help pay for their education, augment campus living expenses, or gain new career skills, thousands of students work at the University of Michigan each year. 

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Contact Us

Office of the Vice President for Student Life
1300 Ruthven Building
1109 Geddes Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079
Office: 734 764 5132

Give to Student Life

The University of Michigan welcomes and supports students without regard to their nationality or citizenship.

Student Life Response to Executive Orders