Parents and Families


Fraternity and Sorority Life Opportunities

At U-M, more than 6,000 students participate as members of over 60 organizations. Here are pointers to help you discuss Fraternity and Sorority Life with your student. 

Fraternity and Sorority members at a volunteer event.


Top Reasons to Attend Parents & Family Weekend

Parents & Family Weekend is just around the corner! It takes place November 2-4, 2018, and registration starts September 13. Here are the top three reasons why you should consider attending.

A family visiting their U-M student

Social Justice Education Opportunities

Do your students have a burning desire to take on the injustices in the world and seek to meld activist pursuits with a university degree? If so, they are in the right place!

U-M Students

Changes Afoot and by Vehicle

Visiting campus in April? Please take note of these major construction and renovation projects to help you plan your trip.

Michigan Union atrium plan

Our Time with Your Student

At this time, students are preparing for finals, you may be anticipating their return, and meanwhile, we are planning to greet the class of 2022 with improvements to the first-year experience. 

E. Royster Harper, VP for Student Life


Major Decisions

Is your student undecided about a major? They are not alone. Most students enter U-M undecided about their  major. Even those who initially think they know what they want to study often change their plan.

Students run experiments outdoors.

Michigan Union Renovation

This spring the iconic Michigan Union will temporarily close for a significant renovation project to address aging infrastructure, improve safety, enhance student spaces, and restore the beautiful architecture.

Michigan Union on a snowy day

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