Parents and Families

Student Jobs on Campus

When students work on campus, they can earn an income and gain valuable work experience. In fact, many students report that having a part-time job helps them use their time more efficiently.

A cafeteria worker in one of the dining halls

Discover Dining Options

With the Michigan Union closed for renovations this year, students have a great opportunity to explore other dining options. 

a nearby local cafe


Fraternity and Sorority Life Opportunties

At U-M, more than 6,000 students participate as members of over 60 organizations. Here are pointers to help you discuss Fraternity and Sorority Life with your student. 

Fraternity and Sorority members at a volunteer event.


Top Reasons to Attend Parents & Family Weekend

Parents & Family Weekend is just around the corner! It takes place November 2-4, 2018, and registration starts September 13. Here are the top three reasons why you should consider attending.

A family visiting their U-M student

Social Justice Education Opportunities

Do your students have a burning desire to take on the injustices in the world and seek to meld activist pursuits with a university degree? If so, they are in the right place!

U-M Students

Changes Afoot and by Vehicle

Visiting campus in April? Please take note of these major construction and renovation projects to help you plan your trip.

Michigan Union atrium plan

Our Time with Your Student

At this time, students are preparing for finals, you may be anticipating their return, and meanwhile, we are planning to greet the class of 2022 with improvements to the first-year experience. 

E. Royster Harper, VP for Student Life


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