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.


Want to help the Maize & Blue Cupboard?

College students experience food insecurity at alarming rates. The Maize and Blue Cupboard is available to provide an immediate and comprehensive response to those needing assistance. By offering resources, educational opportunities, compassionate support and more, the Maize & Blue Cupboard helps students with the resources they need and assists them in developing the skills to make informed decisions.

Food

Survivor Care Team announced

A new initiative at the University of Michigan supports student victims and survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, abuse, intimate partner violence and stalking in processing their experiences. The Survivor Care Team launched in April and is a collaboration between U-M’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC) and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). The Team takes a holistic approach to healing and offers individualized support plans that can cover therapy, support or therapy groups and advocacy.

Student Life

Spring/Summer Rec Sports memberships available

Spring and summer are a great time for your student to stay active and in shape. Memberships for Recreational Sports facilities are now available for both semesters. Your student can continue to enjoy the facilities and classes offered via Rec Sports by simply logging into their account on the webstore to renew, or emailing the Members Services team at RecSportsMemberServices@umich.edu.

Rec Sports

MDining offers kitchen hacks!

Does your student know how to poach an egg? Know the best way to peel garlic? How about learning ways to make three meals out of one roasted chicken? If not, they can check out Michigan Dining’s “Kitchen Hacks” videos, posted on the Michigan Dining Facebook page and the MDining YouTube channel to find out these tips and many more.

MBC

Dining updates for Fall 2021

Michigan Dining is planning to have all dining halls open for dine-in and carry-out service during Fall 2021, with hours still being finalized and will be published on their website by late summer. In addition, staff are continuing to work with University and Michigan Medicine experts and partners in Housing to determine safety measures that will be in place. 

MDining


Face-covering, quarantine policies updated

Based on new state guidance, the U-M face covering policy has been updated to allow your student and other individuals to go mask-free while outdoors on all U-M campuses.

The change updates the previous requirement — issued in July 2020 — that all students, staff, faculty and visitors wear a face covering anywhere on U-M property, including indoors, outdoors and while on U-M transportation on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses.

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A COVID Update

Dear Parents and Families,

Earlier today, your student received this emailed update announcement from U-M President Mark S. Schlissel. It is part of our ongoing effort to keep you and your student up to date with information on current campus life and opportunities that will make an education at U-M a safe, positive experience. We’ll continue to share updates from President Schlissel in the coming weeks. 

To stay up to date throughout the week, you may also view the Campus Maize and Blueprint site. 


A COVID Update

Dear Parents and Families,

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been and will continue to be committed to providing you and your student up to date information on current campus life and opportunities that will make an education at U-M a safe, positive experience. Earlier today, your student received this emailed update announcement from U-M President Mark S. Schlissel. 

To stay up to date throughout the week, you may also view the Campus Maize and Blueprint site. 


A COVID Update

Dear Parents and Families,

Today University of Michigan President Mark S. Schlissel, Provost Susan M. Collins and Vice President for Student Life Martino Harmon provided the biweekly Campus COVID-19 Briefing, where they were joined by campus leaders to provide updates and information about campus conditions.

In news this week, President Schlissel announced exciting new opportunities for U-M students to get vaccinated against COVID-19 before returning home. Learn how to help your wolverine get registered and vaccinated at CampusBlueprint.umich.edu/vaccine. Additional student vaccination clinics will be added to that site as vaccine supply permits.  In addition, the Spring Commencement team has invited graduating students to a unique opportunity to experience our virtual Spring Commencement on May 1 from the stands of Michigan Stadium.

Earlier today, your student received this emailed update announcement, which includes a link to the COVID-19 Briefing and other information.

To stay up-to-date throughout the week, you may also view the Campus Maize and Blueprint site. 


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