Parents and Families

Survivor Care Team announced

A new initiative at the University of Michigan supports student victims and survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, abuse, intimate partner violence and stalking in processing their experiences. The Survivor Care Team launched in April and is a collaboration between U-M’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The Team takes a holistic approach to healing and offers individualized support plans that can cover therapy, support or therapy groups and advocacy.

Student Life

Spring/Summer Rec Sports memberships available

Spring and summer are a great time for your student to stay active and in shape. Memberships for Recreational Sports facilities are now available for both semesters. Your student can continue to enjoy the facilities and classes offered via Rec Sports by simply logging into their account on the webstore to renew, or emailing the Members Services team at

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MDining offers kitchen hacks!

Does your student know how to poach an egg? Know the best way to peel garlic? How about learning ways to make three meals out of one roasted chicken? If not, they can check out Michigan Dining’s “Kitchen Hacks” videos, posted on the Michigan Dining Facebook page and the MDining YouTube channel to find out these tips and many more.


Dining updates for Fall 2021

Michigan Dining is planning to have all dining halls open for dine-in and carry-out service during Fall 2021, with hours still being finalized and will be published on their website by late summer. In addition, staff are continuing to work with University and Michigan Medicine experts and partners in Housing to determine safety measures that will be in place. 


Housing updates: Spring and Summer guidelines

It is important to note that public health guidelines are still in place for Spring and Summer terms, including testing, social distancing and mask wearing. To report that your student has received a vaccination, they can follow the links on the Campus Maize and BLUEprint website for instructions on uploading your vaccination information. More details follow.


Important dates to remember

  • Memorial Day (Holiday) -- Monday, May 31
  • Classes end (Spring Half) -- Monday, June 20
  • Study Days -- Tuesday, June 21 - Wednesday June 22

  • Examinations Thursday, June 23 - Friday, June 24

  • Spring Half Term ends -- Friday, June 24

  • Summer Half Term classes begin -- Wednesday, June 29
Save the Date

Face-covering, quarantine policies updated

Based on new state guidance, the U-M face covering policy has been updated to allow your student and other individuals to go mask-free while outdoors on all U-M campuses.

The change updates the previous requirement — issued in July 2020 — that all students, staff, faculty and visitors wear a face covering anywhere on U-M property, including indoors, outdoors and while on U-M transportation on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.

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