Parents and Families

Important Updates related to COVID-19

Dear U-M student family member,
We want to provide important updates that have been shared directly with your student
related to COVID-19. We also want to assure you U-M health professionals are actively
monitoring the rapidly changing developments, and making appropriate recommendations
to promote a safe and healthy environment for your student.

Spring Adventures Ahead

Winter is an ideal time for students to plan spring adventures. Fortunately, the U-M Adventure Leadership program provides year-round outdoor educational and recreational opportunities for students, regardless of prior experience.

Woman wearing helmet and climbing

Developing Relationship Skills in College

College can be an opportune time to build life-long skills for interacting with others. Students may find they need additional skills to engage, sustain and when necessary, transition relationships.

Woman talking with others at wooden table at a restaurant

Students Adjust to Succeed & Thrive

Adjustment is a key contributor to student success and thriving. One definition of adjustment is “to achieve a mental and behavioral balance between one's own needs and the demands of others.”

students balancing a hoola hoop

Campus Safety

At the University of Michigan, student safety is a top priority, and the university has measures in place as well as valuable resources for keeping your student safe and sound.

Have the Best Fan Experience! 

Do you plan to attend a U-M football game this fall? Football games are a big deal on campus, and here are suggestions to help you enjoy your fan experience.  

Marching band in football stadium

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