Student Life

It's August! Last chance for Summer Travel!

If you are staying in town this summer to take a few classes, work, participate in an internship, prepare for a graduate school oral exam or continue working on a dissertation, living in Ann Arbor during the summer can be challenging time for a variety of reasons. If many of your friends and roommates are gone for the summer you may:

  • find yourself fighting boredom or loneliness
  • experience increased stress as you must meet graduate school deadlines
  • find the fast pace of spring/summer classes stressful
  • find yourself with your evenings free after a day of work and may not know how to fill your time.
Picture of Taquamenon Falls in Newberry, MI

Volunteers Needed for 19th Annual Taste of Culture

On behalf of the University of Michigan's Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) & Trotter Multicultural Center (TMC), we would like to invite you to volunteer at our upcoming annual Taste of Culture event. The 19th Annual Taste of Culture event will take place on Sunday, September 8th from 2PM - 6PM at the Trotter Multicultural Center (1443 Washtenaw Ave. off South University).

picture of two volunteers serving food to attendees

Mark Your Calendar: UMix Fall '13

Mark your calendar... UMix Late Night is back!

UMix Late Night, Michigan's premier Friday night tradition, is back for another year. Be sure to check our website regularly for information about themes, movie selections, menus, and opportunities to win prizes or other exclusive Michigan experiences!

All fall 2013 events begin at 10pm in the Michigan Union unless otherwise noted:

Umix Late Night poster

Casting Call

Michigan students, you could be cast in the University of Michigan's next Public Service Announcement or Admission's video... or both!

Date: Tuesday, August 6th
Time: 11:00am -7pm
Location: Michigan Photography, 500 S. State St., LSA Building, Room 0246 (basement level)

Casting Call



Art Fair returns July 17 - 20

More than 1,000 artists and a half million art lovers are expected to converge on campus and downtown streets for the 54th annual Ann Arbor Art Fair.

The event, from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 17-19 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20, will take over Central Campus streets and Liberty and Main streets downtown. Children’s activities and live music also are presented.

student enjoying art




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