Parents and Families

Spring Adventures Ahead

Winter is an ideal time for students to plan spring adventures. Fortunately, the U-M Adventure Leadership program provides year-round outdoor educational and recreational opportunities for students, regardless of prior experience.

Woman wearing helmet and climbing

Meal Plans and More for Off-Campus Living

If your student has decided to live off-campus, they may still want to eat in the campus dining halls, regularly or occasionally. Several meal plans are available that provide delicious food and diverse choices. All without your student having to shop, cook and clean up! 


Our Time Together

As the Thanksgiving holiday comes near, I’d like to take this opportunity to share with you what I am very thankful for... I’m thankful for you, and the ability to have served your family through your students’ university experience.

Royster Harper, VP for Student Life


Students Can Buy Books Early Online

It may seem early to think about buying books for the winter semester, but thanks to the partnership between the university and Barnes & Noble College, students are able to efficiently purchase books via an online portal.

Student looking through stacks of books

Michigan Union Reopens in January

When your U-M student returns from the winter break in January, they will have access to the newly renovated Michigan, with new gathering spaces and welcoming amenities. 

The Michigan Union at night

Giving Blueday 2019

Mark your calendar: Giving Blueday is December 3, 2019. Your gift — of any size — will make a difference.

Giving Blueday is on December 3, 2019


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