Messages

  1. Michigan’s commitment through crisis

    March 27, 2020

    Dear Friends of Michigan: We are all sharing a world that is very different than it was just several weeks ago, and it’s changing by the day. I write from a state that is under a “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order from the governor and a campus that is unusually quiet, as the traditional bustle Read more


  2. Statement on U-M’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic at March 2020 Board of Regents Meeting

    March 26, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an array of challenges – some of which are virtually unprecedented for our university. Members of our community have been affected professionally, personally, and sometimes tragically, by the spread and effects of the virus. We also don’t know long the pandemic will last, which adds to the uncertainties we must Read more


  3. U-M guidelines on Gov. Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, spring and summer courses to go remote

    March 23, 2020

    To All Members of the U-M Community: Today, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an order that the vast majority of Michiganders “Stay Home and Stay Safe,” calling for the suspension of most in-person work beginning at midnight through April 13, 2020, for our state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  4. An important message on undergraduate course grading for Winter 2020

    March 20, 2020

    Dear students and faculty, I’m writing tonight to share a brief but important message regarding undergraduate course grading policies for the Ann Arbor campus for the remainder of the winter term. Due to the unique academic and personal challenges our students are experiencing this semester in regard to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all undergraduate courses Read more


  5. University Housing refund information

    March 20, 2020

    Dear Housing Residents: We want to thank you again for your cooperation and patience as we work through the many details regarding your on-campus housing in this stressful and quickly changing time of the COVID-19 pandemic.


  6. U-M asks community to donate gear to protect health care workers and patients from COVID-19

    March 20, 2020

    Drop-off donation site open daily starting Saturday, March 21 at the North Campus Research Complex, at corner of Huron Parkway and Plymouth Road in Ann Arbor. Right now, health care workers at the University of Michigan’s hospitals and clinics have the gear they need to protect themselves and others as they care for patients with Read more


  7. From the AD: Letter to the Community Regarding COVID-19

    March 19, 2020

    From the desk of Warde Manuel, Donald R. Shepherd Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Michigan: As we all navigate through these unprecedented times due to the effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we want to share an update from Michigan Athletics.


  8. Additional university operations updates and guidance in response to COVID-19

    March 18, 2020

    Dear Colleagues: I am continually impressed by the work you are doing under very challenging and stressful circumstances as we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus has turned our personal and professional lives upside down, as the rising number of cases and those being evaluated include members of our campus communities, friends and loved Read more


  9. U-M ramps down noncritical laboratory research activities

    March 18, 2020

    Dear Faculty and Research Staff, In an effort to protect the health and safety of the University of Michigan community amid the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, researchers across all three campuses should ramp down all noncritical laboratory research activities by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20. We will continue to assess the situation at regular Read more


  10. Students need to return to their permanent residences if possible

    March 17, 2020

    Dear Parents and Families: Students need to return to their permanent residences if possible. This follows the latest recommendations from health professionals due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The message below was sent to students enrolled on our Ann Arbor campus, and we thank you for your support in encouraging students to closely follow Read more