You may want to note some of these important dates and upcoming events to help stay connected with your Wolverine while they're off to college.
August 15 | Classes end at 5 pm
August 16-18 | Study days
August 19-20 | Examinations
August 6 - 16 | Register for Parent & Family Weekend
August 28 - 30 | Residence Hall Move-In
September 3 | Classes begin
September 30 | Purchase deadline for Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan
October 14-15 | Fall Study Break
More registration deadlines can be found on the Office of the Registrar's website.
"Welcome to Michigan" events especially for new students - you may want to encourage your student to attend:
Thursday, August 29
- President's New Student and Family Ice Cream Social (12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)
- Movie on the Diag (8:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Central Campus Diag)
- Movie on the Grove (8:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Gerstacker Grove)
Friday, August 30
- New Student Convocation (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Crisler Arena)
- Post-Convocation Picnic (6:45 pm - 8:00 pm, Central Campus Diag)
- Artscapade (7:00pm - 10:00 pm, UMMA)
- Escapade (7:00pm - 10:00 pm, Michigan League)
- After Glow (10:00 pm - 12:00 am, Central Campus Diag)
Saturday, August 31
- Block M Big Photo (11:00 am, Palmer Field)
- Go Blue Mix! (3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Ingalls Mall)
Sunday, September 1
- Rec Sports Expo (11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Palmer Field)
- Party for Your Mind (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Shapiro Library)
- MESA-Palooza! (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, 1443 Washtenaw Lawn)
- Taste of Michigan (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Palmer Field)
- Meijer Back-to-College (9:00 pm - 1:00 am, Meijer)
Monday, September 2
- Northfest (11:00 am - 2:00 pm, North Campus)
- Pride Outside (2:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Palmer Field)
- Pre-Class Bash (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Palmer Field)
Friday, September 6
- Festifall (2:00 pm - 6:00 pm, North Ingalls Mall)
- UMix Late Night (10:00 pm - 2:00 am, Michigan League)
Other Dates and Deadlines
- AlcoholEdu for College and Sexual Assault Prevention for undergraduates (required courses for new students): Courses open the week of August 12, and part 1 must be completed by September 2.
- Meal plan changes will be allowed beginning the week of August 22. Upgrades are allowed throughout the school year.
- Registration opens Aug 6 for Parents & Family Weekend October 4-6
- The football schedule is available on the MGoBlue website.
- Religious holidays are posted on the Office of the Provost website.
- F-1 and J-1 international students have unique enrollment requirements and deadlines. Please see the International Center's website for details.
- Application deadlines for Winter 2020 study abroad programs:
- Center for Global and Intercultural Study Winter program deadline: September 15
- International Programs in Engineering application deadline (Winter): October 1 or October 15, depending on program
- For a more comprehensive list of study abroad programs and application deadlines, visit global.umich.edu.
- Upcoming career fairs and job recruitment events on campus
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