Parents and Families

Subscribing to Family Matters Newsletter

To Subscribe:
Family Matters Newsletter offers current information about campus life and challenges. To receive it via e-mail ask your son or daughter to register your e-mail address. They should add your email address under the student section of the Wolverine Access site; just navigate to Student Business > Student Center > Parent/Family Authorization > Alerts, Bulletins and Newsletters. It will take only a minute to fill out and it takes effect immediately.

A Michigan Family

Improved Process for Buying Textbooks

Starting this fall, students will find the process of buying textbooks more affordable, streamlined and reliable, thanks to a new partnership between the university and Barnes & Noble College.

Barns and Noble bookstore in Pierpont Commons

Move-in 101

Here are the top tips for making your student's on-campus move-in as smooth as possible.

Welcome to Michigan banner across the South Quad building



2018 Move Out

If your student lives within University Housing, it is important to remind them of a few helpful steps that need to be completed before they fully kick back into summer.

Students walking on the Diag

Subleasing 101

Does your student have an off-campus apartment? Are they leaving Ann Arbor for the summer? Subleasing may be an option to help your student recover some of their living expenses. 

House

Your Guide to Commencement Ceremonies

Congratulations if your student is graduating this spring! This guide can help make the big day (or days) easier, so you and your student can enjoy this momentous occasion.

Students wave at the General Commencement ceremony


Helping Your Student Budget for Travel Abroad

Traveling abroad can be an exciting opportunity for students. They can experience new cultures, see historic sites, and make lifelong friendships. But students can sometimes get lost in the excitement and run out of money midway through their trip.  

Photo by Pina Messina - unsplash.com

Tips for Supporting Your First-Generation College Student

As the Thanksgiving break approaches, you may be looking forward to spending some quality time with your Michigan student, but if your student is the first person in your family to attend college, you may also be wondering what it will be like to have your college student back at home.


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