MParents: For Parents and Families of U-M Undergraduates

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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
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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

  • Thursday, June 22 & Friday, June 23| Examinations
  • Friday, June 23| Spring Half Term Ends
  • Wednesday, June 28| Summer Half Term Begins
  • Tuesday, July 4| Independence Day; No Classes
  • Monday, July 10| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Tuesday, August 15| Summer Half Term Classes End
  • Wednesday, August 16| Study Day
  • Thursday, August 17 - Friday, August 18| Summer Half Term Finals

Campus News

GO BLUE GUARANTEE PROVIDES AID FOR IN-STATE FAMILIES WITH INCOMES BELOW $65,000
Beginning in January 2018, the University of Michigan will launch a new financial aid program for in-state students. Click here to learn more.

 

ENROLLMENT IN U-M PAYMENT PLAN FOR 2017-18 ENDS JUNE 30
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. Click here to learn more.

 

ENCOURAGE YOUR STUDENT TO SIGN UP FOR TURBOVOTE
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). Click here to learn more.

 

TRUE BLUE! A TRIBUTE TO MICHIGAN
As part of the bicentennial celebration, this star-studded tribute honors 200 years of Michigan's history. Click here to watch the full show online.

 

U-M PROFESSOR HEATHER ANN THOMPSON WINS 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR HISTORY
Thompson's book "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy" was awarded the prize. Click here to learn more.

 

GOLDEN APPLE AWARD WINNER
Edward Cho, a lecturer in economics, was honored with the 27th annual Golden Apple Award. The Golden Apple Award winners are selected based on the quality and quantity of student nominations. Click here to learn more.

 

COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (CAPS) TO EXPAND COUNSELORS WITHIN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES
In response to the growing number of students seeking mental health services, CAPS currently has seven counselors embedded within schools and colleges on campus. This number will increase to eleven. Click here to learn more.

 

TV SERIES HONORING U-M'S BICENTENNIAL SCHEDULED TO AIR ON DETROIT PUBLIC TELEVISION
"An Uncommon Education -- Celebrating 200 Years of the University of Michigan" is a short-form documentary series exploring U-M's history. Click here to learn more.

 

SAFERIDE EXPANDS OFFERINGS
SafeRide, a free service providing rides home to students, has expanded its hours of operation and is offering a new app. Click here to learn more.

 

MICHIGAN'S BICENTENNIAL
2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the University of Michigan. Click here to learn more.

 

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