Parents and Families

The Finals Stress Dance

Winter semester finals are ahead, and students often feel like they have a foot in two worlds during this term. As a result, students may experience significant pressure and stress.

Princess-Amanda Onwenu and Clarence Womack

Food Pantry Finds a New Campus Home

U-M students now have access to a regularly staffed and accessible food pantry on campus, thanks to the initiative of their fellow students.

Fresh vegetables at the Maize and Blue Cupboard

Immunizations and Health Insurance for Students

Has your student received recommended immunizations? Four immunizations are especially worth considering. If your student needs health insurance, you'll want to learn about the plan available through U-M.  

A student's jacket

Students Get Active as Weather Warms

As the weather warms, the U-M Recreational Sports offers numerous options for students to exercise, learn new outdoor skills and get moving.

Facilitators at Rec Sports

Hepatitis A Vaccination Recommended

An outbreak of hepatitis A in southeast Michigan means that U-M students are highly encouraged to be vaccinated. Meningitis and flu vaccination are also recommended.

Students walking with colorful flags overhead

Alone in Feeling Lonely?

Does your student feel lonely? If so, they are not alone. Here are reasons why students feel lonely and how can you help.

Student standing separate from group, smiling at camera