August Family Matters Newsletter Available Now

The August edition of Student Life's Family Matters is now available. If you didn't receive it in your email in-box, you can click below to read it now. Articles include information about residence hall move-in, Parents & Family Weekend, health insurance and immunizations, and more! 

Planning For Residence Hall Move-In

Fall residence hall move-in takes place in late August. Dates vary depending on your student's residence hall, and whether or not your student is participating in certain special programs. 

Register Now for Parent & Family Orientation

Has your student been admitted to the University of Michigan for the Fall Term? If so, Parent & Family Orientation is for you! Programs are offered for family members of incoming freshmen and incoming transfer students for the fall term. 

Museum of Natural History Opens at New Building April 14

The U-M Museum of Natural History will re-open to the public on April 14 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:45 a.m. The re-opened museum is located in the Biological Sciences Building (BSB), and will feature new exhibits, a state-of-the-art planetarium, and more. 

New Trotter Multicultural Center Opens

On Thursday, April 11, the U-M community celebrated the Trotter Multicultural Center opening in it's new location at 428 S. State St. The new space was created and designed to be an inclusive environment. The new facility features a variety of rooms including academic, meeting and performance practice spaces, group spaces for student organizations, a full kitchen, an outdoor roof-top garden, office space, a prayer/meditation room, and a foot bathing station.

26 U-M Students Receive Fulbright Grants

The University of Michigan has more Fulbright award winners than any other public university in the U.S. The Fulbright grant is one of the U.S. government's most prestigious awards and funds students' research overseas. 

U-M Receives Funding For Sexual Assault Prevention

Grant funding from the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program will allow U-M to expand prevention education initiatives. UM-Ann Arbor and UM-Flint were among 25 institutions to receive part of $1 million from grant offered by the Michigan State Police.

Free Online "Teach-Out" Focuses on Self-Driving Cars

U-M will offer an online teach-out Feb. 4-28 for those interested in learning more about self-driving cars. Faculty from engineering, public policy, law, political science, sociology and information will contribute. Teach-outs are short, self-paced online learning events that allow people across the world to engage with experts.