Student Life

Become an Involvement Ambassador!

Involvement Ambassadors serve as peer advisors for their fellow students. The Ambassadors work both individually and collectively as a team to assist fellow students that are exploring campus involvement. In addition, they are a peer resource for student organization leadership in the areas of campus policies and procedures, leadership development, and student organization best practices. The Ambassadors team works to create innovative trainings, resources, and networking opportunities for students.

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Summer Activities in Ann Arbor

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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Immersions in Los Angeles in June!

Want to get a behind the scenes look at some great companies in Los Angeles and learn more about careers in these fields?

Career Center staff will be in LA June 10th and 11th 2014 to lead two different Immersions for UM students focusing on -

Art and Fashion to a Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and a Decades, a vintage couture consignment retailer

Television and Entertainment at CBS Television Studios

Find more details and instructions to apply on the posting on the Career Center Connector!

Art and Fashion Immersion - CBS Studio Immersion

Apply to be a BIG SIB

Support for Incoming Black Students (S.I.B.S) is a co-curricular peer mentorship program sponsored by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) & Trotter Multicultural Center in University of Michigan's Student Life.The S.I.B.S. program is dedicated to obtaining social, professional, and academic success among first-year students in efficient, meaningful ways such as encouraging social involvement, activism, and organizational participation.This year, we are projecting to have at least 80-100 Little SIBS join the program!

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Summer Renovations

With the arrival of May, construction activity near the Michigan Union will increase. In addition to the activity at South Quad, which will continue through the summer, West Quad will close for a deep renovation over the next 15 months. The perimeter around West Quad will be fenced, including sidewalks adjacent to the building.

Campus Construction Map

Traveling Safely

One of the many items on your checklists before going abroad should be purchasing the required travel insurance and making sure you are able to stay safe and healthy while being away from home. Through the University of Michigan, you can purchase overseas medical insurance, whether you are traveling with a University program, an outside program, or just for leisure. The plan is cheap and can ensure that you are covered in case of an emergency or health situation while you’re abroad.

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