Parents and Families

Michigan students have both rights and responsibilities. We take seriously the assurance of these rights for every member of the community. Likewise, we expect each community member to fulfill his or her responsibilities. The following policies are designed to support and maintain a scholarly community that values diversity and an inclusive educational environment.

You will notice some common themes after reading through these policies: respect for others, appreciation for diverse perspectives, and individual responsibility. We cherish these beliefs. They are crucial to a healthy learning environment.

Please take time to go through the University's student policies to ensure a safe journey through the University of Michigan for your student. Definitions of important terms are available on the Office of Student Conflict Resolution's website. Included below are policies addressing all of the following topics: