Parents and Families

Our Time with Your Student

The end of the academic year is an exciting time on Michigan’s campus. Your student may be experiencing anxiety or joy, uncertainty or celebration. Or a bit of all of that! For some on campus, April has brought conflict and even controversy. We in Student Life are right there with them.

Royster Harper

Parents' Guide to Commencement (2015)

Congratulations to the Class of 2015 - and to their parents and families!  U-M's graduation ceremony will be held Saturday, May 2, at 10:00 a.m. in the Michigan Stadium.

Graduation at the Michigan Stadium

Funding for Students

Did you know students may apply for scholarships, equipment, and funding through Services for Students with Disabilities? Find out how and read about the inspiring students and families who made these awards possible.

U-M students chatting in residence hall lounge


Parent to Parent - Your Student's 1st Year

What was it like for you the first year your student was at Michigan? Any favorite lessons learned that you'd like to pass on to other parents? We'll share your responses in a future newsletter for the benefit of other Michigan families!

U-M Family at Move-In 2014

Dates to Remember Spring 2015

Spring is finally here! We've gathered a variety of events you'll want to add to your calendars to help you stay in touch and celebrate the end of the academic year.

Spring 2015 calendar graphic