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

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.


Dates to Remember - November 2017

Thanksgiving is nearly here and the holidays are in full swing. Keep your calendars up-to-date with this list of upcoming dates and deadlines. 

November 2017

The Housing Search

Students are already thinking about next year’s housing decisions, and you can help your student navigate those decisions. 

off campus housing website banner

A Checklist for Your Student Prior to Studying Abroad

Is your student planning to study, do research, or do an internship abroad during the winter semester?  Consider talking with them before departure to make sure that they have completed important health and safety steps.

Checklist


Talking 'Career Planning' with Your Student

Fall semester has begun and students are thinking about new classes, the football season, and hopefully, about ways to translate their academic pursuits into meaningful career choices.

Students talking with UCC staff member at career expo

The Benefits of a Campus Job

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. 

student worker guiding a tour



Your Ann Arbor "Bucket List"

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.

the cube sculpture

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