Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19 and continuing travel restrictions, the U-M is suspending its undergraduate study abroad programs for winter term.
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.
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.
Members of the Graduate Employee's Organization accepted the U-M's latest offer and plan to return to duties on September 17.
President Schlissel and Provost Collins addressed U-M community questions this afternoon. Watch the recording here.
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.
President Schlissel and Provost Collins explain the rationale and underlying considerations for U-M's coronavirus testing plans.
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.
The U-M's plans for reopening in the Fall term are provided in the Campus Maize & Blueprint website. Parents and family members are strongly encouraged to review the section for "Students & Families" on this website. In addition, specific information about University Housing can be found on the University Housing website's FAQ section.
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.
President Schlissel announced the U-M's plans for quality and safety on campus for Fall Term. A letter was sent via email to parents and family members with information about the plan. Read the full letter below.
The University of Michigan continues to be ranked as the top U.S. public university by the latest QS World University Rankings for 2021. The U-M ranked 21st overall.
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.
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.
President Schlissel sent out a message to graduating students with updates about plans for celebrating the Class of 2020.
The latest information about the University of Michigan's response to the coronavirus outbreak can be found online. Click below.
Students, parents and family members are urged to read the March 17 update from Student Life.
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.
President Schlissel addressed campus concerns related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) in an email to the campus community. Schlissel shared the latest guidelines and information for students, faculty, and staff.