Parents and Families

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


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

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!




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