Rec Sports Facilities To Reopen September 28

The Central Campus Recreation Building, the North Campus Recreation Building, and the Intramural Sports Building will reopen on September 28. Students will be required to make reservations to work out and to swim, face coverings will be required, and facilities will be operating at reduced capacities. 

U-M Museum of Art Temporarily Becomes City Clerk's Satellite Office

In partnership with the City of Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan's Museum of Art (UMMA) gallery space has been transformed into the state's first satellite city clerk's office located on a university campus. It will remain open until November 3, allowing students and community members to register to vote and cast early, in-person absentee ballots on campus. 

GEO Labor Union Strike

The Graduate Employees’ Organization, the labor union representing about 2,000 graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants across the University of Michigan’s three campuses, voted to go on strike for four days starting Sept. 8. 

Fall Planning Update from Student Life

Student Life emailed all students on August 3 providing information that they need to know before their arrival on campus. The email included information about expectations for enhanced social distancing for 14 days prior to arrival on campus, as well as pre-arrival COVID-19 testing. 

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.