Parents and Families

Your Family Matters

I hope your students are feeling settled and inspired as they enter into another cozy month of studying, working, gaining life skills alongside members of their clubs and organizations and making memories with their friends.

Royster Harper, VP for Student Life

Traveling the Globe with MDining

Your student’s education doesn’t only happen in the classroom or in front of textbooks. At the University of Michigan, educational activities look like a comprehensive immersion into a variety of cuisines and cultural experiences. 

Pop-up Dinner

Your Family Matters

Wherever U-M students spend the Thanksgiving break, they will be looking to decompress and relax before taking finals in December.  

Royster Harper, VP for Student Life

Can We Count On You?

Join us this Giving Blueday (Tuesday, November 27th) and support what you love about the University of Michigan! This 24-hour, university-wide day of giving brings our community together to make a difference in the lives of so many.

Giving Blueday 2018

Recreational Sports Meets Students' Needs

Recreational Sports got a facelift. And students like yours were the catalyst. Student feedback through the student organization Building a Better Michigan and the Advisory Committee of Recreational Sports, along with additional feedback sessions, were integral in the decision-making process.

North Campus Recreational Building - equipment

Career Planning Begins in Year One

For many families, one of the goals of sending a student to the University of Michigan is to ensure great job prospects after graduation. By taking advantage of and knowing how to access all the university has to offer, undergraduates can find success after college.

A medical student

Renting in Ann Arbor

While students are able to find off-campus housing throughout the year, most students secure housing for the next academic year before the current fall semester ends. 

an apartment building