Very soon, the streets and sidewalks of Ann Arbor will suddenly gush with students and baggage-bearing parents. It’s the great move-in before the fall semester begins. And within only a few weeks – much too soon – your student will begin thinking about where he and his friends are going to live next year.
The University of Michigan is a large, active community surrounded by a vibrant city. Lots to do and places to go. Classes, meetings, study activities and social gatherings occur across campus at all hours, day and night.
Last edition, we asked you what you enjoy most about being a Wolverine family, enjoy these responses from other Michigan parents!
The food court in the Michigan Union, often referred to as the MUG for Michigan Union Grill, is a popular gathering spot on campus where students meet, study, relax, and grab a bite to eat. When students return to campus this fall, they will experience new renovations and new vendors to enjoy there.
Sending balloons or edible treats while your student is on campus is easy using University Unions' care packages. They feature a wide variety of edible gifts, including block M-shaped cookies, healthy snack bags, cupcakes, fresh fruit, and even birthday cakes.
Learn about implications that the Affordable Care Act may have for you and your student, and how the U-M Domestic Student Health Insurance Plan may help. One important registration deadline is coming soon - September 24, 2013.
We've compiled a list of important dates which include the academic calendar, Move In deadlines, Welcome Week events, the football schedule and more. Mark your calendar to follow the many exciting events that will shape your student's experiences in the coming weeks.
By Hilary Keno, Public Health Masters Student
What you don’t always expect when coming home after your freshman year is the power struggle that can occur when living back with your parents. It’s understandable that as a college student you may expect more independence and altogether forget you ever had a curfew, but your parents certainly don’t.
The thought of your student returning home, especially after freshman year, can be exciting and potentially unsettling. Your student will now be a young adult living in your home. What will the new relationship look like? Read on for observations and suggestions for navigating the transition.