Building community and understanding among students is an essential part of the Student Life because it empowers students to further their understanding of the world around them and to challenge their preconceptions. The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs works to achieve this mission by engaging social justice issues through the lens of race and ethnicity with a wide variety of programs and partnerships.
Summer is waning, and thoughts turn to Move-In. The annual journey to Ann Arbor is an exciting time. Student Life staff are getting ready to help make it a good experience.
Will your student be living on North Campus next year? Lots of students this year discovered much to do there -- karaoke, dancing, exploring, tailgating, game playing, hot air ballooning, skating, flash mobs, ice carving and more. The fun is highlighted in a new North Campus Vibrancy video.
To the Class of 2012 – and their families – congratulations! The University of Michigan graduation ceremony will be held Saturday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m. in Michigan Stadium. CNN chief medical correspondent and U-M alumnus Dr. Sanjay Gupta will deliver the spring commencement address. Offered here are many of the details from U-M’s official commencement resource site.
In an effort to better serve students who may get sick while traveling or need assistance in the event of an emergency abroad, university officials recently announced a new policy detailing what students must do before traveling abroad on a university-sponsored trip.
After the emotional highs of exams, moving out, commencement ceremonies, and saying farewell to students heading out for the summer or off to a new life adventure, you might think that the University collectively exhales and relaxes for the next few months. Not really.
Many students give up sleep to get good grades, but research shows that students who sleep more get better grades.
Last edition we asked parents: How did you cope when your first or only child left for U-M? What helped with the transition? What would you like to share with other first-time U-M parents? Here are some helpful suggestions and experiences from other Michigan parents and families.
With study days, finals and commencement ahead, you can send your support and love from afar with a delivery of balloons and edible gifts to your student!
Finals are around the corner, and there are other important dates to remember throughout the Spring 2012 semester. Mark your calendar now.