Parents and Families

Move-in 101

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

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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. 

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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.  

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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.


The Housing Search

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

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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.

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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.

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