Parents and Families


Students Get Active as Weather Warms

As the weather warms, the U-M Recreational Sports offers numerous options for students to exercise, learn new outdoor skills and get moving.

Facilitators at Rec Sports


2018 Move Out

If your student lives within University Housing, it is important to remind them of a few helpful steps that need to be completed before they fully kick back into summer.

Students walking on the Diag

Your Guide to Commencement Ceremonies

Congratulations if your student is graduating this spring! This guide can help make the big day (or days) easier, so you and your student can enjoy this momentous occasion.

Students wave at the General Commencement ceremony


Alone in Feeling Lonely?

Does your student feel lonely? If so, they are not alone. Here are reasons why students feel lonely and how can you help.

Student standing separate from group, smiling at camera

Major Decisions

Is your student undecided about a major? They are not alone. Most students enter U-M undecided about their  major. Even those who initially think they know what they want to study often change their plan.

Students run experiments outdoors.

Michigan Union Renovation

This spring the iconic Michigan Union will temporarily close for a significant renovation project to address aging infrastructure, improve safety, enhance student spaces, and restore the beautiful architecture.

Michigan Union on a snowy day

Healthy Students, Healthy Earth

If your student eats on campus, you can be assured that their food options are healthy both for them and for the environment.

Photo by Ben White

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