The value of a Michigan education goes far beyond the classroom walls. Students who engage with the campus community outside of the classroom will not only have an impressive resume to accompany their diploma but also will have acquired a greater perspective on the world around us.
As the Thanksgiving break approaches, you may be looking forward to spending some quality time with your Michigan student, but if your student is the first person in your family to attend college, you may also be wondering what it will be like to have your college student back at home.
Is your student planning to study, do research, or do an internship abroad during the winter semester? Consider talking with them before departure to make sure that they have completed important health and safety steps.
You and your student can celebrate U-M turning 200 this year by participating in Giving Blueday on Tuesday, November 28. This is a university-wide day of giving, when every member of the Michigan community is encouraged to make a difference and give for the future.
M|Gift Packages can help ease study anxiety during finals week. Several options are available to send your student a virtual hug along with snacks, drinks, U-M merchandise, and the message that you’re thinking of them.