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Campus Life

  1. President Schlissel: Video update on GEO strike 9/14/20

    As GEO members and supporters hold claim, “Your INSTRUCTOR is STRIKING for a Safe and Just Campus!,” President Schlissel explains why he approved seeking a court order to send the organization’s members back to work.

  2. September 2020: COVID-19 and U-M

    Class is now in session at U-M; learn how the University administration is working to keep campus safe. Hear from experts about the economy, vaccine updates, coping with substance abuse in quarantine, and caring for loved ones recovering from the virus at home.

  3. Schlissel, Collins explain fall semester virus testing plans

    Reopening plans are based on recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state of Michigan, and experts from public health, education, medicine, engineering, and more.

  4. Big Ten postpones fall sports competition due to COVID-19 pandemic

    The Big Ten Conference is postponing all fall 2020 sports competition and conference championships. Cross country, field hockey, football, soccer, and volleyball are impacted.

  5. Meeting unprecedented challenges

    President Schlissel presents the latest news re: Fall 2020, including customized services provided by experts and students in U-M’s School of Public Health.

  6. July 2020: Coronavirus and U-M

    From making drug discoveries to fighting pandemic-related food insecurity, here is a roundup of the latest news, features, and other campus updates regarding COVID-19.

  7. Jim Harbaugh on the road traveled through pandemic

    Michigan’s head football coach spoke to reporters at his first group media session since January’s Citrus Bowl. ‘I share the same opinion as our players,’ he said via Zoom. ‘They want to play.’

  8. Schlissel, Collins outline fall plans to faculty at town hall

    U-M will test students for the coronavirus, allow highly at-risk faculty to teach remotely, and implement other measures aimed at keeping people safe while preserving a quality education that includes as much in-person instruction as possible.

  9. Regents approve budget shaped by COVID-19 challenges

    U-M’s Board of Regents approved a budget during a special session June 29 that includes a 1.9 percent tuition increase and $12.8 million in additional need-based financial aid for undergraduates on the Ann Arbor campus.