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

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

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.

Rag doll on a bunk bed

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


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