Parents and Families

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

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


Spring Break Already?

Although the school year just began, it's already time to start making plans for Spring Break, February 23-March 4, 2017. Here's information you can use to help your student consider options.


A Snapshot of Fraternity and Sororities at Michigan

For over 170 years, fraternities and sororities at Michigan have been developing leaders, contributing to the community through service and philanthropic opportunities, building lifelong relationships, and engaging students in educational and leadership programming outside the classroom.

Four students from 4 Greek Life Councils

Parents & Family Weekend

You’re invited to join us on campus for Parents & Family Weekend - November 3-5, 2017. Registration opens Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at 8:00 am EST. 

Family at Move-in

Student Safety is Priority #1

They are all grown up and off to college, but it doesn’t mean you won’t worry about your student from time to time. At the University of Michigan, safety is a priority with numerous resources to ensure your student is experiencing a safe, secure environment. Here’s a handy guide to what’s available.

 

U-M Division of Public Safety and Security Officer and biker


Highlights of Your Student's Journey

As another school year wraps up, we invite you to join us in reflecting on your student’s first year: the journey that felt as though it may never begin, the trek that was over much too fast, the many experiences that shaped your student throughout the first year at U-M. 

Michigan Law Quad at Night

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