Parents and Families

What to Do if Your Student is Sick or Injured

If your student needs health care, keep in mind that University Health Service (UHS) offers a wide array of services, all in one building on central campus. Most services, including clinic visits, are covered by the health service fee, which students pay as part of tuition.

Woman blowing nose

Our Time with Your Student

Once the school year ramps up at the University of Michigan, life moves fast for your student, with new changes every day. Student Life units can be your student’s safety net in cases of stress or crisis and help them thrive on campus.

Royster Harper, VP for Student Life

Students Move with Recreational Sports

Learning activities are often sedentary but the U-M Recreational Sports program can help your student keep moving. And there's something for every taste, interest and activity level. 

Student at the high ropes course

Talking 'Career Planning' with Your Student

Fall semester has begun and students are thinking about new classes, the football season, and hopefully, about ways to translate their academic pursuits into meaningful career choices.

Students talking with UCC staff member at career expo

The Off-Campus Housing Search

The search for 2018-2019 housing can sneak up on your student quickly this fall. Many students will sign a lease before they leave for winter break.  As a parent, you can play an important role in the housing search process.

Off Campus Apartment Complex

Health & Wellness Campus Resources

Health and well-being can directly affect students' ability to succeed at the university. If your student has a need or interest, you can encourage them to use these Student Life services to support their holistic wellness. 

Model of Well-being

Does Your Student Need Immunizations?

Immunizations are a very effective way to prevent infectious diseases, and students can easily get immunizations, including a flu shot this fall, right on campus.

Students walking by Burton Tower in fall


Give 'em a Break!

Anytime is the perfect time to send your student a fun, healthy break via MGift. Newly launched MGifts are available for any occasion -- from welcome packages to study breaks to get well bags. 

M Gift Bags


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