Most students registered with Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) have invisible or hidden disabilities that your family may not have considered.
Now that the school year has started, what's the best way to communicate with your student? Many parents prefer phone and email, but is that how students want to communicate? Exploring a variety of communication options may increase your odds of finding the best solution for staying in touch.
Conflict is a normal part of the human experience. And college is a common time in which students learn to navigate conflicts in ways that may be new to them.
Have you ever been concerned about a situation and wanted to help... but didn't? You're not alone! That's called being a bystander: someone who's watching, but not involved. Change it Up! is giving students the tools & confidence to make a difference in all sorts of situations.
In my service as Vice President for Student Life, I often have the opportunity to witness true excellence; it comes in many forms in our students' lives. Unfortunately, it also happens sometimes that our students fail to live up to and reflect that standard.
If your student is seeking a supportive space on campus where they can find their community, relax and rejuvenate, or meet up with like-minded others, consider suggesting that they visit the Trotter Multicultural Center!
Does your student want to go to graduate school? Why? When? Although about 25% of U-M students do go straight to graduate school after attaining their Bachelors, there are many routes to a graduate education and to a career path.
U-M's Spring Break runs 2/28 through 3/8 this year. Students often put the "spring" in quotes this time of year in Michigan! But what about the "break" part?
Last edition we asked: Does your student have a job on campus? Why or why not? What do you see as the pros or cons of working during college? Read on to hear from other Michigan parents!
Let's be honest. Parents don't like to think about students away from home having an emergency, but you might not know that the university's Division of Public Safety and Security does a lot more than just respond to emergencies.