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.
Tuesday, August 14 | Classes end at 5 pm
Wednesday, August 15 | Study day
Thursday - Friday, August 16-17 | Examinations
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
- Rec Sports Expo | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Palmer Field
- Party for Your Mind | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Shapiro Library
- Taste of Michigan | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Palmer Field
- Meijer Back-to-College | 9:00 pm - 1:00 am, Meijer
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
- Festifall | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm, North Ingalls Mall
- UMix Late Night | 10:00 pm - 2:00 am, Michigan League
Other Dates and Deadlines
- AlcoholEdu for College and Sexual Assault Prevention for undergraduates (required courses for new students): Courses open the week of August 6, and part 1 must be completed by August 31, 2018.
- Meal plan changes will be allowed beginning in August 22, 2018. Upgrades are allowed throughout the school year.
- Register starting Thursday, September 13, 2018, for Parents & Family Weekend November 2-4
- The football schedule is available on the MGoBlue website.
- Religious holidays are posted on the Office of the Provost website.
- F-1 and J-1 international students have unique enrollment requirements and deadlines. Please see the International Center's website for details.
- Application deadlines for Winter 2019 study abroad programs:
- CGIS Winter program deadline: September 15
- International Programs in Engineering application deadline (Winter): October 2 or October 16, depending on program
- For a more comprehensive list of study abroad programs and application deadlines, visit global.umich.edu.
- Upcoming career fairs and job recruitment events on campus
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