Student Life - Research


Student Life Research welcomes and encourages appropriate research involving staff and students. Before starting your research, be sure to:

  • Obtain IRB approval
    Visit eResearch to see how you can obtain IRB approval, which is required for most studies. Make note of the special steps for students and off-campus researchers.
  • Connect with us!

UHS knows its data!

Student Life has staff and students throughout our units doing great work to understand how our students learn and develop. University Health Service has a site devoted to this work. 

Keep up with their findings at:

Our colleagues are doing exciting work about all aspects of student health and wellness. Take a spin, and see how it connects to the work and conversations you are in with students.


Other Research Resources

 Student Life Research, in addition to other departments, have aggregated the following sources of additional research on students.


Journals Related to Higher Education 
Compiled by the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education

Research Resources for Student Life
Journals and websites gathered by Student Life Research.


Divison of Student Life studies
Reports from DSA work and selected work of colleagues who are studying UM students

Research Clearinghouse
Reports and papers generated by DSA units and gathered by Student Life Research.


Donated Books and Journals 
From a variety of student Life perspectives,

Give to Student Research

How to Make Your Gift

We have provided information on how you can make your gift below. In addition, please feel free to call us anytime if you need assistance.

Student Research Opportunities

If you are an upcoming first year or sophomore U-M student interested in studies about students, be sure to check out opportunities with UROP!