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

Student Jobs Plentiful on Campus

Whether earning income to help pay for their education or to augment campus living expenses, or gaining new career skills, thousands of students are employed by the University of Michigan. And there are always more jobs to be filled. 

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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

Move-Out Information

If your student lives in University Housing, you can remind them of steps that need to be completed before they leave campus.

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Your Guide to Spring Commencement 2017

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! To celebrate the university’s 200th birthday, the spring commencement will uniquely mark the milestone with multiple speakers, a musical performance and special seating for graduates on the field.​



Summer Sublet Tips for Your Student

Is your student planning to sublet their place this summer? If so, it's important for your student to understand their rights and responsibilities to ensure they don't run into any issues!

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Student Safety is Top Priority

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. 

Campus at night


Securing Off-Campus Homes during Break

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.

Campus Security

Student Perspective: What We Need from You to Help Get Through Finals

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.

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Solutions to Fund Student Travel

If your student had eight months and $20,000 to travel the world, develop entirely new perspectives, and change their life, where would they go? Read about the Bonderman Fellowship and other ways to fund your student’s travel experience!

U-M Student Travel, Bonderman Fellowship

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