Michigan's recent passage of Proposal 1, legalizing marijuana use by adults for recreational purposes, will not change University of Michigan policy or federal law. Both U-M policy and federal law prohibit the possession and use of marijuana on university premises. In addition, as a recipient of federal funds, U-M is required to maintain a drug-free campus.
The current Central Campus Recreation Building will be replaced by a new facility. The new facility will include modern gyms, a running track, spaces for weight and cardiovascular training, group exercise rooms, aquatics, climbing areas, squash and racquetball courts, and more.
The 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges ranking shows U-M coming in at #4 among public universities and #27 overall.
University leaders celebrated the launch of WiFi service on the Diag on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the steps of the Hatcher Graduate Library.
General move-in for all undergraduates is Wednesday, August 29 through Friday, August 31. During these dates, traffic and parking patterns will be altered to accommodate the move-in traffic. Students who are part of a program that requires earlier move-in should hear directly from that program regarding specific move-in dates and details.
Effective August 1, the University of Michigan will no longer require undergraduate admissions applicants to complete the optional writing component of the SAT or ACT. The university continues to require applicants to submit multiple writing samples as part of the UM-specific admissions application.
Elizabeth Cole is an associate dean for social sciences at LSA and a professor in the departments of women's studies, psychology, and Afroamerican and African studies. Cole succeeds Andrew Martin, who has been named chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dean Martin will remain in the LSA position until November 4, 2018. The university will conduct a national search for Dean Martin’s replacement. An interim dean will be named to lead the college until that position is filled.
According to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, the University of Michigan is the 15th top university in the world. U-M is one of only three U.S. public institutions in the list's top 20.
Has your student recently been admitted to the University of Michigan? If so, it's time to register for Parent & Family Orientation. Parent & Family Orientation is offered to families of incoming freshmen and incoming transfer students.
In an effort to strengthen the first-year experience for U-M students, Student Life will implement eligibility requirements for participation in recruitment/intake processes beginning in September 2019.
Three University of Michigan online master's degree programs are in the works through a partnership with Coursera. The programs are in the fields of applied data science, public health, and construction engineering and management.
The University of Michigan's Parents & Family Weekend 2018 will be November 2-4, 2018. Parents & Family Weekend is your opportunity to visit campus, spend time with your student, and explore all that Michigan has to offer!
Kiplinger's list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges ranks the University of Michigan at #4. The ranking highlights institutions that combine outstanding education with economic value.
Author Jesmyn Ward will deliver this year's Winter Commencement speech.
The proposed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act seeks to reform the nation's tax code and would impact the higher education community.
The new Trotter Multicultural Center will be located on S. State Street, next to the Kelsey Museum, in the heart of Central Campus. Construction is expected to be completed in Winter 2019.
U-M alumnus Dave Barger's gift will expand and sustain the Barger Leadership Institute's programs. The Barger Leadership Institute provides experiential leadership opportunities for undergraduate students.
The 2017-18 edition of the University of Michigan Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report now is available. Hard copy versions are available from DPSS by calling us at (734)763-8391. This document is a comprehensive resource for issues of campus safety, including emergency services, safety tips, support services and institutional policies concerning campus security. The Annual Fire Safety Report provides information about fire safety and statistics in on-campus housing.
The list, based on 13 performance indicators, ranks the top 400 universities around the world. U-M's ranking is the same as last year.