MParents: For Parents and Families of U-M Undergraduates

Survey of the Month

mParents survey:

How much does your student spend per month on personal/miscellaneous items (e.g. entertainment, eating out, clothing, etc)?

Unknown
Less than $100
Between $101 - 150
Between $151 - 200
Over $200

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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

  • Monday, April 25 - Thursday, April 28| Examinations
  • Thursday, April 28 - Sunday, May 1| Commencement Activities
  • Tuesday, May 3| Spring Half Term Classes Begin
  • Monday, May 9| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Monday, May 30| Memorial Day, No Classes
  • Friday, June 10| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Monday, June 20| Spring Half Term Classes End
  • Tuesday, June 21 - Wednesday, June 22| Study Days
  • Thursday, June 22 - Friday, June 24| Spring Half Term Examinations

Campus News

MICHAEL BLOOMBERG SELECTED AS SPRING COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Click here for more details about commencement.

 

CLEMENTS LIBRARY REOPENS
After over two years of renovation and expansion, the Clements Library reopens. Click here to learn more.

 

E-WASTE RECYCLING EVENT MAY 5-7
The Office of Campus Sustainability and the Ann Arbor Public Schools are coordinating a three-day e-waste recycling event, open to the public, to allow for proper disposal of broken or unwanted personal electronics. Click here to learn more.

 

2016 GOLDEN APPLE AWARD WINNER IS RYAN BALL
The Golden Apple Award is the only student-selected teaching award on campus. Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

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.

 

ABANDONED BIKES TO BE REMOVED
Bikes with bent rims, broken chains, and other signs of deterioration will be tagged beginning on March 20 in an effort to remove abandoned bikes from campus bike racks. Students will have until May 15 to remove the bike. Tagged bikes at campus bike racks will be considered abandoned and removed after May 15. Click here to learn more.


UNDERSTANDING THE UNIVERSITY'S BUDGETING PROCESS
Al Franzblau, Vice Provost for Academic and Budgetary Affairs, presents an 18-minute video discussion of the University's budget process. Click here to learn more.