Student Life

Financing the University of Michigan


Provost Phil Hanlon invites U-M students to learn first-hand how financing the university works.  Come hear the provost and vice provost discuss how U-M is funded; how tuition is set; and how the budget works.

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U-M Native American Student Association Hosts 40th Annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow

It's time again for the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow, where thousands of people from Michigan, across the U.S., and Canada gather to celebrate and learn about Native American culture and traditions.

Forty years after a small group of Native American students and community members founded the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, it has evolved into a popular community-wide event hosted by the Native American Student Association at the University of Michigan.

Dancers at 2009 Powwow

Debate Team Wins Indiana University Debate Tournament

On Monday, January 23rd, the U-M Debate Team won Indiana University's 2012 Hoosier Invitational DebateTournament.  After defeating teams from Northwestern, Michigan State, Iowa, Minnesota, Wayne State, and several more, the team brought the tournament trophy home to Ann Arbor.  Go blue!



U-M Debate Team

Students Making the Michigan Difference: Josh Greenfield

"Honestly, I don’t think any one student is the 'Michigan Difference'. I think the U of M community as a whole embodies this idea through their diverse talents and wide range of knowledge and experiences that they bring to the table in everything they do."

Josh Greenfield

U-M Hosts MLK Symposium

U-M celebrates the 25th Annual MLK Symposium with a series of events that honor the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..  From  lectures to choir performances, the U-M community pays tribute to Dr. King's remarkable work through academic, social, and cultural events held January 11-26, 2012.

I have a dream

Information for Winter Break

Whether you will be leaving campus or staying in Ann Arbor, here are some tips to help you prepare for a safe winter break.

Central campus covered in snow