MParents: For Parents and Families of U-M Undergraduates

Survey of the Month

mParents survey:

The M-Parent website is going to get a make-over, and we need your input. What do you think is the single most important topic to have on the front page of this website?

Billing & Fee Payment Information
On-Campus and Off-Campus Housing Information
Student Life & Activities Information
Campus Events, Dates, and Deadlines
Information for New Student Families (Orientation, Move-In, Transition Issues)
Academic Information (Grades, Majors, Graduation)
Safety Information
Health & Wellness Information
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

  • Friday, October 13| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Monday, October 17 - Tuesday, October 18| Fall Break
  • Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 6| Parents & Family Weekend
  • Tuesday, November 8| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Wednesday, November 23| Thanksgiving Break Begins, 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, November 28| Classes Resume
  • Tuesday, December 13| Classes End
  • Wednesday, December 14| Study Day
  • Thursday, December 15-Friday, December 16| Exams
  • Saturday, December 17 - Sunday, December 18| Study Days
  • Sunday, December 18| Winter Commencement
  • Monday, December 19 - Thursday, December 22| Exams

Campus News

REGISTRATION FOR PARENTS & FAMILY WEEKEND 2016 IS SEPTEMBER 21-30.
Parents & Family Weekend 2016 will be November 4-6. Registration must be done online from a laptop or desktop computer (no mobile devices). In order to register, you will need your assigned registration date and time, as well as your assigned Parents & Family Weekend ID number. If you do not have these items and you wish to register, contact the Office of New Student Programs at (734) 764-6413. Click here for details. Families planning to attend should make hotel reservations as soon as possible. If you are making airline reservations through Delta, please note that the correct Delta Meeting ID is NMNCY. This information was printed incorrectly in the printed invitation.

 

FARMERS MARKETS AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS
Fresh produce and locally grown food will be available to students through farmers markets offered on Central and North Campus this fall. Click here to learn more.

 

U-M IS TOP PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN QS WORLD RANKINGS
The University of Michigan was rated 23rd overall. Click here to learn more.

 

SOLAR CAR TEAM WINS 6TH CONSECUTIVE AMERICAN SOLAR CAR CHALLENGE
U-M raced against 23 other teams to take home the victory. Click here to learn more.

 

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.

 

 

 

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.