For parents, this time of year has an excitement all its own: soon, the academic year will end, and your students might be returning home -- if only for a brief stop before further adventures over the summer. If this is your student's first year at U-M, it can be a particularly keen feeling. Having spent the academic year trying to support them from afar, what will it be like when they're back under your roof?
Congratulations to the Class of 2016 – and to parents and families! The University of Michigan graduation ceremony will be held Saturday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m. in the Michigan Stadium. Michael Bloomberg, internationally known business leader and statesman, will deliver the commencement address.
Connecting to the world of work is one of the most interesting and important things students can do. Learning necessary skills, discovering job titles, and understanding organizational cultures is an important part of the U-M experience.
When she is not working with the Program on Intergroup Relations to facilitate sessions and train students, Adedolapo works as a Resident Assistant in the Residential College in East Quad and serves as the co-director for the Detroit Entrepreneurship Network. Adedolapo incorporates all that she has learned at IGR with her residents and peers.
As a parent of U-M students, are there any favorite lessons learned about off-campus living that you'd like to pass on to other parents? How do you prepare your students for living off-campus? Share your thoughts here.