Parents and Families


Housing for Next Year...Already?

While it may feel like you just dropped your student off, as early as October you may begin to hear talk about where to live next year. Here's what you need to know.

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My Campus Job

U-M Senior Alyssa Gorenberg has been a lifeguard with Recreational Sports for four years.

Alyssa Gorenberg

Communication Skills for Students

Being able to communicate well with faculty, staff, and other students can help your student to eliminate conflict, succeed academically, and develop life-long leadership skills.

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Talking About Alcohol

It takes a village to prevent alcohol-related harm in college. Beginning this fall, Student Life will use a new strategy for communicating with parents when first-year students experience certain consequences of drinking.

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Our Time with Your Student

Student Life is the part of the university that supports every aspect of your students' lives on campus. That means we're also here for them during the challenging times.

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Joining U-M Greek Life

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

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