It’s only been a few weeks since move-in, but for students and parents it's already a different world. That’s especially true if this is your student’s first year, or your first student off to college. And while your student is taking in a million new experiences and asking questions, I know that as parents you have plenty of questions of your own. And most likely topping that list is the question, "Is my student getting to feel at home?"
Parents & Family Weekend will be November 4-6. Registration takes place September 21-30. For those of you planning your first Parents & Family Weekend experience, here are a few insider tips to making the most of your weekend.
Do you know that U-M was ranked as the best disability-friendly college or university in the U.S. by the College Choice 2016 rankings? We are committed to giving students with disabilities an equal opportunity to succeed at the university.
Housing search...already? It's true - the search for 2017-2018 housing can sneak up on your student quickly this fall. Many students will secure housing before they leave for winter break and others will wait as they consider alternative options.
Can holding a job and studying for a degree mix? At the University of Michigan, students strike a successful balance via Student Life jobs across campus. Each year, Student Life employs more than 4,000 students in positions ranging from dining staff to retail associates at a diversity of locations.
Fall semester has begun and it's time for students to get started on achieving their career goals. You can try these conversation starters to help your student learn about and use the extensive resources available through the University Career Center.
Earlier this month at the New Student Convocation ceremony, U-M President Schlissel reminded students: "Decisions are made by those who show up. Get out and vote in November." Are you talking with your student about the importance of voting this year?