Parents and Families



Academic Success Requires Asking For Help

As midterms approach for many, students can struggle to keep up with the academic workload. U-M offers a multitude of resources to help students thrive academically.

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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?

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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.


Take the Stress Out of Move-In

Even if it's not officially marked, Move-In is one of the biggest days on the calendar, for your family, your students, and the staff of Student Life alike. If you've done it before, you've had a glimpse of just how much happens over a few days, as the streets of Ann Arbor fill with students, parents, and beanbag chairs, crisscrossing town. If this year will be your first, you're probably deep into planning and wondering if there are any tricks.


Campus Safety is a Community Effort

The University of Michigan is a large, active community surrounded by a vibrant city.  Lots to do and places to go.  Classes, meetings, study activities and social gatherings occur across campus at all hours, day and night.

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