Parents and Families

Joining U-M Greek Life

So your student is considering joining a sorority or fraternity - what do you need to know?

Image of Michigan Moms & Daughters During Move In

Your Student's First Year

You want your student to get the best possible start to their first year. How will they navigate the many "first time" experiences they're about to have?

FYE poster


Inclusive Campus: Student Life Resources

In this ongoing feature, we provide information about Student Life programs, services, and spaces designed for your student's identity-related needs and interests.

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Our Time with Your Student

Welcome back to all our students, parents, and families. And if your family is new to the University of Michigan – welcome to Student Life!

Vice President E. Royster Harper

From Dining to Dream Job

What started out as an opportunity to earn money with a short commute for one student, turned out to be a chance to build "soft skills" that employers highly value. 

Michigan Dining Student Staff

Maize & Blue & GREEN Move-Out

Students moving out of University Housing this month have many options to recycle, re-use, and donate items to minimize waste and keep the planet green.

Student moving belongings with parents

Our Time with Your Student

The end of the academic year is an exciting time on Michigan’s campus. Your student may be experiencing anxiety or joy, uncertainty or celebration. Or a bit of all of that! For some on campus, April has brought conflict and even controversy. We in Student Life are right there with them.

Royster Harper

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