Parents and Families



Help for Students with Conflicts

How do you deal with conflict?  How does your student?  Read on for resources to help you help your student with all sorts of conflicts – from roommates to student organizations and beyond.

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The Cost of College

The cost of a college education is on everyone’s minds these days, and there’s no denying it can be an expensive investment!  Michigan parents should know that our entire U-M community, from the Regents, to Student Life, to Student Government, is actively working to keep tuition increases in check, while still maintaining an outstanding educational experience for your student. 

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Healthy College Relationships

In college, many young people explore what they want to give and receive in their personal and intimate relationships.  One Student Life program, Relationship Remix, gives Michigan students a chance to develop practical relationship skills.

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Our Time with Your Student...

There are certain experiences that transcend years, decades, generations.   For parents, "off to college" is often as exciting and anxious and hopeful as it is for their students.

Royster Harper and students at the Detroit Reception

Student Housing is a Moving Experience

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.

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