MParents: For Parents and Families of U-M Undergraduates

Survey of the Month

mParents survey:

As U-M welcomes a new class of students and families, what do you think is the most important thing for new families to know about before their student arrives on campus?

How students can be academically successful
Information about housing and roommates
Health and safety resources on campus
Details about academic programs/graduation requirements
Information about college student alcohol use and prevention
Other

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Michigan is their future.

Sending a student to college is a major life event for families as well as students. The University of Michigan is committed to helping you and your student make the most of the Michigan years by providing information about campus life, important undergraduate milestones, and newsworthy events.


Important Dates

  • Tuesday, August 9| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Tuesday, August 16| Summer Half Term Classes End
  • Wednesday, August 17| Study Day
  • Thursday, August 18 - Friday, August 19| Summer Half Term Examinations
  • Wednesday, August 31| Fall Term Tuition Due
  • Wednesday, August 31 - Friday, September 2| Residence Hall Move-In
  • Friday, September 2| New Student Convocation, 5:30 p.m. (Families Welcome)
  • Tuesday, September 6| Fall Term Classes Begin
  • Friday, September 9| Festifall
  • Friday, September 9| New Transfer Student Welcome Reception
  • Tuesday, September 13| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice

Campus News

UNDERGRADUATE TUITION RATES SET FOR 2016-2017
The U-M Regents have approved the FY17 budget, which includes a 3.9% tuition increase for in-state undergraduates and 4.4% for out-of-state undergraduates. Click here to learn more.

 

UNDERSTANDING THE UNIVERSITY'S BUDGETING PROCESS
Learn more about the University's budget process online here.

 

PARENTS & FAMILY WEEKEND 2016
Parents & Family Weekend 2016 will be November 4-6. Families planning to attend should make hotel reservations as soon as possible. Hotel information can be found at visitannarbor.org. Additional information about Parents & Family Weekend will be posted on this website as it becomes available.

 

UPCOMING CHANGES TO STUDENT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY
The revised policy will take effect July 1. Click here to learn more.

 

FOUR U-M COURSES SOON TO BE AVAILABLE ON edX PLATFORM
The Office of Digital Education & Innovation will launch the massive open online courses (MOOCs) in April. Click here to learn more.

 

CELEBRATING THE U-M BICENTENNIAL
The University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial in 2017 and the campus community can expect festivals, academic programming, and more. Information about the bicentennial events can be found here.

 

COLLEGE CHOICE 2016 RATE U-M BEST DISABILITY FRIENDLY UNIVERSITY
U-M's Services for Students with Disabilities was highlighted. Click here to learn more.

 

U-M RANKED 14TH ACCORDING TO TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION WORLD REPUTATION RANKINGS
The ranking is up five spots from last year. Click here to learn more.