Parents and Families


Dates to Remember Summer 2015

Welcome to Michigan! Join us for our various welcome events in September and note upcoming academic and other deadlines.

Summer 2015


Our Time with Your Student

Welcome back to all our students, parents, and families. And if your family is new to the University of Michigan – welcome to Student Life!

Vice President E. Royster Harper


From Dining to Dream Job

What started out as an opportunity to earn money with a short commute for one student, turned out to be a chance to build "soft skills" that employers highly value. 

Michigan Dining Student Staff


Your Family & Social Media

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.

Students taking photo in front of dorm

Conflict Happens

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.

Resolve Conflicts Peacefully poster

Students Change It Up

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.

The U-M Educational Theatre Co.

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