Campus Life

One of the perks of being part of the University of Michigan community is access to all of the resources and services available to you on one of the top campuses in the world.

A lab worker adjusts equipment

Several offices, faculty and staff on campus are dedicated to the mission of helping you achieve your best, however you define it.

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Find assistance through the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) team at the International Center.

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (OGPS) works closely with PIBS students and postdoctoral fellows.

The Office of Medical Student Education as well as the Medical School M-Home offer many resources for M.D. and MSTP students.

Medical student and biomedical graduate communities are both supported by the
Office for Health Equity and Inclusion.

The Michigan Union at night

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety & Security manages six departments for our campus community, two of which are located at Michigan Medicine.

Contact DPS anytime:

Phone: 734-763-1131
Email: dpss-safety-security@umich.edu
Always call 911 in an emergency.

Sign up to receive campus emergency alerts by text or voice.

You can also receive alerts via the Michigan App and the U-M Public Safety App, even if you're not an active student, faculty, or staff member.

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Many members of our community are parents or plan to become parents while they are with us. There are so many resources for students and trainees with families on campus, not to mention benefits to help your family thrive.

For added peace of mind, Ann Arbor is one of the best cities to raise a family, and our C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital is ranked among the best in the country, and the top children’s hospital in the state.

More for Parents

Child Care
Campus Resources for Families
Students studying together at a library

A quiet place to concentrate or a common space to work on group projects, the University of Michigan campus is serious about studying. All libraries feature U-M informationists and tech support staff to help you take full advantage of the vast resources at your disposal.

More on Places to Study

Set up for study sessions in the Taubman Health Sciences Library, Duderstadt Center, Hatcher Graduate Library, Law Library or designated spaces in the Munger Graduate Residences.

Find additional study spaces in the Rackham Building and Michigan Union*.

*The Michigan Union is closed for renovations until Winter 2020.

Check out this roundup of favorite study spots on the U-M campus and nearby.

A fall study spot on campus.
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Being part of the U-M community comes with inherent benefits.

Med students play sports during the M-Home Olympics

Whether you love to go solo or in a group, regular exercise offers so many benefits for your physical, mental and emotional health. You can make sports and fitness as much a part of your life on campus as you want with five indoor and four outdoor facilities fully equipped to get you started. Your options multiply off campus with local gyms, studios and more than 150 parks throughout Ann Arbor.

More on Sports & Fitness

Recreational Facilities
Team Sports

If you enjoy team sports, you will find plenty of options to plug into a league on campus.

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Find helpful information about how to do your taxes, including relevant laws and advice on finding a qualified preparer.

U-M’s Student Legal Services offers legal advice in a number of areas by appointment.

Learners who qualify for employee benefits can sign up for a legal services plan to help with personal matters.