Student Life

A Day of Farm Fresh Fun!

The Michigan Student Assembly and University Unions hosted the first-ever MFarmer's Market September 15th and October 6th --on the patio at the Michigan Union--where students, faculty, and visitors could come together to learn about and enjoy the fresh, local, and sustainable products available to them on campus, fresh from the farm! With chef demonstrations, free
samples, a plant sale, giveaways, games and an overall focus on healthy and sustainable living, the Michigan Farmers’ Market celebrated sustainable food in an engaging, fun, and tasty way for all those involved!

Fresh fruits and veggies at the MFarmer's Market

MUTO Announces New Ticketing System to Improve Services

The Michigan Union Ticketing Office--MUTO for short--has unveiled its innovative new ticketing system, VENDINI, at their office on the Michigan Union ground floor. VENDINI is an exciting and highly personalized service for customers that provides print-on-demand tickets and lower service fees.

MUTO ticket sales in the Michigan Union

Go North! Hosts Hot Air Balloon Rides on North Campus

The Go North! Initiative whose mission is to bring excitement and vibrancy to the campus community on North Campus hosted the first ever Hot Air Balloon Festival yesterday, September 22nd from 4:00-8:00pm.  The turnout for the event surpassed Go North committee’s expectations with attendance at approximately 500 comprised of students from North and Central resident halls as well as residents and families from the Northwood communities.

Hot air balloon takes off over North Campus

Be Aware, Be Safe

Recently, several serious assaults have been reported near the U-M campus.

The Department of Public Safety is working with the Ann Arbor Police as they investigate each of these off-campus incidents. Both agencies are increasing uniformed police patrols of these areas on and near central campus to increase visibility and ward off additional incidents.

Safety written on the pavement

CAPS Opens Wellness Zone


Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is proud to announce the opening of our new student centered mental health wellness effort -- called the Wellness Zone.

Alice Lloyd Hall Renovation is Next in Residential Life Initiatives

“The renovation of Alice Lloyd Hall will be an important milestone in our planning and commitments to improve the residential experience at U-M,” said Vice President for Student Affairs E. Royster Harper. “Innovative uses of new community spaces will include ideas from students, faculty and staff, with the purpose of making campus living an ongoing learning and growing experience for students.”

photo of a bunk bed in the dorm