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 is the most important thing for new families to know about before their student arrives on campus?

How students can be academically successful
Information about housing and roommates
Health and safety resources on campus
Details about academic programs/graduation requirements
Information about college student alcohol use and prevention
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

  • 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
  • Wednesday, June 29| Summer Half Term Classes Begin
  • Monday, July 4| Independence Day; No Classes
  • Monday, July 11| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Friday, August 12| Check Wolverine Access for Student Invoice
  • Tuesday, August 16| Summer Half Term Classes End
  • Wednesday, August 17| Study Day
  • Thursday, August 18 - Friday, August 19| Summer Half Term Examinations
  • Wednesday, August 31| Fall Term Tuition Due

Campus News

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.

 

CLEMENTS LIBRARY REOPENS
After over two years of renovation and expansion, the Clements Library reopens. 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.