Every parent wants their student not just to succeed academically, but also to grow, to flourish -– to be happy at Michigan. And the truth is, these two sides of campus life aren't so separate. The students who excel in the classroom are very often the ones who have formed friendships at college, who have found their place, their community.
Taking the plunge to live off-campus doesn’t mean student dining will become more difficult. Several meal plan options for off-campus students are available that include delicious meals with an endless variety of choices. Not to mention the convenience of not having to shop, cook and clean up after!
Statistics show that one in 13 students have food allergies. When moving away from home to attend college, having to add food allergies into the mix can make it even more challenging. At the University of Michigan, MDining is helping students take the guesswork out of the equation.
College life is more than attending classes and getting good grades. A well-rounded university lifestyle -- including involvement in student organizations and programs, clubs, sports and events -- makes the experience a memorable and successful time.
There is a common list of important things new families need to know before their student arrives on campus: tools for academic success, information about housing, health and safety resources, and details on academic programs. We want to know if there are other questions on your mind. What else do you feel is important for parents to know? Share your thoughts here.