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 are the most important things new families need to know about U-M before their students arrive on campus?

How students can be successful academically
Information about campus housing and roommates
Health and safety resources on campus
Advice about how to parent a college student from afar
Information about college student alcohol use and prevention
Details about academic programs and graduation requirements
Career resources and job/grad school prospects
Study abroad and global opportunities
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 18 | Summer Half Term Classes End
  • Wednesday, August 19| Study Day
  • Thursday-Friday, August 20-21| Summer Half Term Examinations
  • Monday, August 31| Fall Term Tuition Due
  • Friday-Saturday, September 4-5| Fall Term Residence Hall Move-In
  • Friday, September 4| New Student Convocation
  • Tuesday, September 8| Fall Term Classes Begin
  • Wednesday, September 9| Interfraternity Council Fraternity Forum
  • Thursday, September 10| Festifall
  • Thursday, September 10| Panhellenic Association Sorority Forum
  • Friday, September 11| New Transfer Student Welcome Reception
  • Friday, September 11| Check Wolverine Access for Student Bill
  • Friday, October 9| Check Wolverine Access for Student Bill
  • Monday-Tuesday, October 19-20| Fall Study Break

Campus News

CAMPUS CLIMATE SURVEY RELEASED
The results from U-M's Campus Climate Survey, designed to gauge the campus climate regarding sexual misconduct, were announced at President Schlissel's press conference today. Click here to learn more.

 

BENTLEY HISTORICAL LIBRARY COMPILES BIBLIOGRAPHY OF U-M'S 200 YEAR HISTORY
In honor of the U-M's upcoming bicentennial, the bibliography project is an extension of a bibliography originally compiled by Wilfred B. Shaw in 1936. Click here to learn more.

 

PNC BANK IS U-M'S NEW MCARD BANK
Students who wish to use their MCard as an ATM card will now have that option through PNC Bank. Click here to learn more.

 

BENTLEY HISTORICAL LIBRARY RECEIVES DINGELL ARCHIVES
Former Rep. John Dingell donated the materials from his 59 years in office. 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.

 

NORTH CAMPUS LAWN TO SEE SUMMER RENOVATIONS
The Eda U. Gerstacker Grove project is designed to transform the lawn from a space that people pass through into one where they linger and connect. Click here to learn more.