Parents and Families

Making the Most of Michigan

The value of a Michigan education goes far beyond the classroom walls. Students who engage with the campus community outside of the classroom will not only have an impressive resume to accompany their diploma but also will have acquired a greater perspective on the world around us.


Tips for Supporting Your First-Generation College Student

As the Thanksgiving break approaches, you may be looking forward to spending some quality time with your Michigan student, but if your student is the first person in your family to attend college, you may also be wondering what it will be like to have your college student back at home.


Send Support from Afar

M|Gift Packages can help ease study anxiety during finals week. Several options are available to send your student a virtual hug along with snacks, drinks, U-M merchandise, and the message that you’re thinking of them.

 

Study Support Gift Bag

Dates to Remember - November 2017

Thanksgiving is nearly here and the holidays are in full swing. Keep your calendars up-to-date with this list of upcoming dates and deadlines. 

November 2017

Student Spotlight

Na’kia Channey is a student who is not slowing down. If anything, entering her second year on campus has only brought more opportunities for involvement. 

Na’kia Channey


A Checklist for Your Student Prior to Studying Abroad

Is your student planning to study, do research, or do an internship abroad during the winter semester?  Consider talking with them before departure to make sure that they have completed important health and safety steps.

Checklist

Support Available for DACA Students

If you are the parent/family of an undocumented or DACA student, your student is welcome at the University of Michigan, and support is available. 

Many Voices Our Michigan



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