Parents and Families

Supporting Your Student During Finals

Learning to manage a heavy academic workload while focusing on health and well-being as final exams loom can be a challenging part of the college experience. Parents and family members will often be the first people students turn to when they want to talk through stress this time of year. The best thing you can do is make yourself available to listen and be a source of comfort.

A student studies with his laptop


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

Financial Basics for Students

College students will make hundreds of financial decisions that impact their day-to-day life and financial wellness for years to come. Gaining skills for managing money can help. 

Student paying at the farmer's market

Student Jobs on Campus

When students work on campus, they can earn an income and gain valuable work experience. In fact, many students report that having a part-time job helps them use their time more efficiently.

A cafeteria worker in one of the dining halls

Discover Dining Options

With the Michigan Union closed for renovations this year, students have a great opportunity to explore other dining options. 

a nearby local cafe

Improved Process for Buying Textbooks

Starting this fall, students will find the process of buying textbooks more affordable, streamlined and reliable, thanks to a new partnership between the university and Barnes & Noble College.

Barns and Noble bookstore in Pierpont Commons


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