Parent & Family Orientation Now Available Online

Due to COVID-19, the Office of New Student Programs has moved its popular Parent & Family Orientation program to an online format. Parents and family members of incoming first-year and transfer students are encouraged to view this free online orientation program, which addresses many of the questions and concerns that family members have as  they send their students off to the University of Michigan.

Leaders and Best Panel Answers New Students' Questions

President Mark Schlissel, along with Simone Himbeault Taylor, Senior Associate Vice President for Student Life, and Kedra Ishop, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management addressed questions submitted by entering students and their families in a panel discussion. The discussion was recorded and can be viewed online now. 

U-M Plans Daylong Online Celebration for Class of 2020

On Saturday, May 2, the University of Michigan will honor its spring graduates with a day of online activities, videos, and special interactive features. The Spring Celebration 2020 website will serve as a central location for activities. The university is working with members of the Ann Arbor campus' Class of 2020 to find a future date for an official, in-person ceremony. 

COVID-19 Campus Updates

The latest information about the University of Michigan's response to the coronavirus outbreak can be found online. Click below.

On- and Off-Campus Admissions Events Cancelled

For the health and safety of our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the university has cancelled on- and off-campus admissions events, including campus tours, through April. We strongly discourage in-person visits to our office in order to follow the CDC guidelines on healthy social distancing. Instead, we encourage prospective students and families with questions to contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions via phone, live chat, or email. 

Preparing For A Safe Spring Break

The University's Chief Health Officer emailed students with recommendations for traveling during spring break and the recent Coronavirus concerns. Consistent with travel warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University of Michigan has expanded its travel restrictions beyond China to include South Korea. All U-M related travel to these countries, including for faculty and staff, is discouraged. Personal travel to these countries also is discouraged.

Regents Approve Addition to Bob & Betty Beyster Building

The College of Engineering's Computer Science and Engineering program and the School of Information will share space in a new state-of-the-art facility on North Campus.

Provost Philbert Placed on Administrative Leave

President Mark Schlissel announced that Provost Martin Philbert has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. Philbert serves as the chief academic officer, and all school deans, as well as several interdisciplinary centers, report to him.