You may want to pencil in some of these important dates and upcoming events to help stay connected with your Wolverine while they're off to college.
Some students (and families) worry that part-time work will detract from time needed for academics and co-curricular activities. Student employees often note, however, that having a part-time job hones their time-management skills and helps them better allocate time appropriately for study and relaxation.
Students, both participants in the Campus Farm as well as those enjoying the delicious results, are learning hands-on lessons about food sustainability, being an engaged consumer, and sources of essential nutrition.
Here are our top tips for making your student's move-in as smooth as possible, both on-campus and off.
They are all grown up and off to college, but it doesn’t mean you won’t worry about your student from time to time. At the University of Michigan, safety is a priority with numerous resources to ensure your student is experiencing a safe, secure environment. Here’s a handy guide to what’s available.
In a few short weeks, many families will be making the trip back to Ann Arbor, this time with plenty of empty room in the car, to pack your student’s belongings and head home, if only for a moment. And the student you will be picking up will be a little different from the one you dropped off on that day at the end of summer: buzzing with new information, talking about people and things you’ve never heard of, but also in many ways more confident.
Ever wonder if students' voices are heard at U-M? Student involvement has helped drive the planning process for the upcoming renovation of the Michigan Union.
Are you ready to communicate with your student about an incident related to alcohol or other drugs, if needed?
Why communication matters: Studies show college students still regard their parents (or parent role models) as trusted advisors and vital in their social support network. Students often rely on parents when they encounter difficulties and challenges.
You've got lots of great options when you visit Ann Arbor, and here are a few opportunities you'll want to take advantage of.
If your student lives in University Housing, you can remind them of steps that need to be completed before they leave campus.