As a family member of a Michigan undergraduate, you know one thing for sure: our students are always in motion, moving from classes, projects, jobs, clubs, activism, service, not to mention all time they spend working on their futures after graduation.
The University of Michigan is well equipped to help your student stay safe. In fact, staff in the Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) work day and night to keep students and the broader community safe, and to foster the campus' friendly feel.
If your student eats in dining halls, you may wonder, how's the food, and can your student get what they need and want?
With 1,400+ student organizations and countless research, community engagement, and employment opportunities, U-M truly has something for everyone. But that can be overwhelming - where does one begin?
Students can choose from several night-time transporation options including SafeRide, which offers extended hours and a new mobile app.
One of the most essential skills that students can develop in life is to openly and honestly engage with differing worldviews, and the university supports this development in a variety of ways.
It’s "earth first" for students like yours at the University of Michigan. Taking the lead towards a more sustainable world, U-M students are involved in sustainable organizations, projects and events.
As your student packs up for Thanksgiving or winter break, encourage them to think about how to safely secure their residence before they leave Ann Arbor.
As students find themselves in the home stretch of the semester with final projects and exams looming, they may begin feeling stressed or overwhelmed. After polling some current U-M students about what they would want their parents and families to know about supporting them through finals, there were four resounding themes that we heard.
Students are asked to bring their “A-game” to every class, project and exam. Outside of class, U-M is committed to advancing holistic health and wellness for students.