As part of the bicentennial celebration, A-maizing Fall Building Tours will be offered of several campus buildings, including the Duderstadt Center, Michigan Stadium, and Yost Ice Arena. Advanced registration is required for some tours.
The 2017-18 edition of the University of Michigan Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report now is available. Hard copy versions are available from DPSS by calling us at (734)763-8391. This document is a comprehensive resource for issues of campus safety, including emergency services, safety tips, support services and institutional policies concerning campus security. The Annual Fire Safety Report provides information about fire safety and statistics in on-campus housing.
Registration for the 2017 University of Michigan Parents & Family Weekend began on Tuesday, September 19 and continues through October 1. Parents & Family Weekend will take place on Friday, November 3 - Sunday, November 5.
The list, based on 13 performance indicators, ranks the top 400 universities around the world. U-M's ranking is the same as last year.
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel and Executive Vice President and Provost Martin Philbert sent a message to the University community in response to the announcement that the federal government will end DACA, the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.
New Student Convocation will be Friday, September 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Crisler Center, 333 E. Stadium Blvd. This event marks the official beginning of new students' college experience. Parents and families of new students are invited to attend.
General move-in for all undergraduates is Wednesday, August 30 through Friday, September 1. Students who are part of a special program that requires them to be on campus earlier (for example Michigan Marching Band), should contact the program's coordinator directly to find out the arrival plans for that group.
Money Magazine has ranked the University of Michigan #3 in its list of "best colleges for your money". The magazine's rankings look at factors such as educational quality, affordability, and alumni success.
Beginning in January 2018, the University of Michigan will launch a new financial aid program for in-state students. The "Go Blue Guarantee" provides free tuition for up to four years for students who have a family income of less than $65,000.
The U-M provides an optional Payment Plan which allows students (and their families) to spread payment of anticipated educational expenses for fall or winter term over five payments.
The Payment Plan is an alternative option to the normal U-M payment schedule. Students and authorized Parent/Family may enroll in the U-M Payment Plan through Wolverine Access.
In honor of the University of Michigan's 2017 bicentennial, "An Uncommon Education -- Celebrating 200 Years of the University of Michigan" a short-form documentary series exploring U-M's history will air on Detroit Public Television in segments throughout 2017.
The QS World University Rankings, ranked U-M as the top public university, and 21st overall, in its annual list. The QS World University Rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation, student-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, proportion of international faculty and proportion of international students.
The U-M Ginsberg Center is partnering with TurboVote to provide U-M students with a simple way to register to vote. TurboVote sets up the voter registration process for students (whether they will be voting in Ann Arbor or in their home town).