Parents and Families

School Spirit, Michigan Style

Many students say that they chose to attend the University of Michigan in part because of the tremendous school spirit. But what is this school spirit? 

Student in backpack walking past a sign that says It's great to be a Michigan Wolverine


Tell Your Student "Thinking of You..."

The newness is wearing off and students are settling into the routine of classes, studying and making new friends. What better time to send them a message that you’re thinking of them with an M Gift Package.  

An M Gift package

Meet the Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is a central place for students and their parents/families, to seek assistance in navigating the complex issues of campus life.  

Dean of Student Executive Staff

Campus Safety

At the University of Michigan, student safety is a top priority, and the university has measures in place as well as valuable resources for keeping your student safe and sound.


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 fall semester ends. Here are some things your student should consider for their off-campus housing search.

campus rental

Student Jobs on Campus

When students work, they can earn an income and gain valuable work experience. And when they work on campus, they don't have to look far for a job that’s convenient and flexible.

student helping students move-in

Have the Best Fan Experience! 

Do you plan to attend a U-M football game this fall? Football games are a big deal on campus, and here are suggestions to help you enjoy your fan experience.  

Marching band in football stadium

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