In Student Life, we have the privilege of getting to know each generation of new students, and from experience we know one of the best predictors of success in college is having the support of their team back home.
They are all grown up and off to college, but it doesn’t mean you won’t worry about your student from time to time. At the University of Michigan, safety is a priority with numerous resources to ensure your student is experiencing a safe, secure environment. Here’s a handy guide to what’s available.
Navigating a large campus such as the University of Michigan's, which at last count hosted 584 buildings, can be a daunting experience. U-M has a variety of resources to make you and your students' Wolverine experience a breeze.
If your student needs health insurance, please consider that the University of Michigan offers a voluntary health insurance plan for U-M students through Aetna Student Health. The fall deadline for purchase is September 24, 2017.
For over 170 years, fraternities and sororities at Michigan have been developing leaders, contributing to the community through service and philanthropic opportunities, building lifelong relationships, and engaging students in educational and leadership programming outside the classroom.
Students, both participants in the Campus Farm as well as those enjoying the delicious results, are learning hands-on lessons about food sustainability, being an engaged consumer, and sources of essential nutrition.
Some students (and families) worry that part-time work will detract from time needed for academics and co-curricular activities. Student employees often note, however, that having a part-time job hones their time-management skills and helps them better allocate time appropriately for study and relaxation.