Parents and Families

August 2018

You may want to pencil in some of these important dates and upcoming events to help stay connected with your Wolverine, while they're off to college.

Upcoming Calendar:

Summer Term
Tuesday, August 14 | Classes end at 5 pm
Wednesday, August 15  | Study day
Thursday - Friday, August 16-17  | Examinations

Fall Term
Wednesday - Friday,  August 29 - 31 | Residence Hall Move-In
Tuesday, September 4 | Classes begin
Thursday, September 13 |  Registration opens for Parent & Family Weekend
Sunday, September 30  |  Purchase deadline for Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan
Monday - Tuesday, October 15-16 | Fall Study Break

More registration deadlines can be found on the Office of the Registrar's website.


"Welcome to Michigan" events especially for new students - you may want to encourage your student to attend:

Thursday, August 30

  • Movie on the Diag | 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm, Central Campus Diag
  • Movie on the Grove | 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm, Gerstacker Grove, North Campus

Friday, August 31

  • President's New Student and Family Ice Cream Social | 12:00 pm -1:30 pm
  • New Student Convocation | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm, Crisler Arena
  • Post-Convocation Picnic | 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm, Central Campus Diag
  • Artscapade | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, UMMA
  • Escapade | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, League
  • After Glow | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am, Central Campus Diag

Saturday, September 1

  • MESA-Palooza! | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Trotter Lawn
  • Big House Big Photo | 6 pm, Michigan Stadium
  • Go Blue Mix! | 7 pm, Michigan Stadium

Sunday, September 2

Monday, September 3

  • Northfest | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Bonisteel Blvd.
  • Pride Outside | 2:30 pm, Palmer Field
  • Pre-Class Bash | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Palmer Field

Friday, September 7

More "Welcome to Michigan" events can be found on the Office of New Student Programs website, the Happening @ Michigan Events Calendar or by downloading the "Welcome to Michigan" app.  

Students who download and use the Michigan Orientation app will receive an automatic update with "Welcome to Michigan" information in mid-August. Apps are available on the App Store and Google Play.  


Other Dates and Deadlines

 

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