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A wide variety of Professional Development offerings, events, programs, and groups within Student Life.

Human Resources

In depth information on Student Life’s policies and procedures in the area of human resources management.

Budget and Finance

Information and financial guidance you need to steward resources and serve students.


Tools to help us serve students better and make our jobs easier.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion

A common space where DEI team leaders can go to stay informed on the implementation and communications of the group

Michigan Union Renovations

The University Unions have created a site to help answer your questions during this complex time of transition.

Student Life Today

Student Life Today - November 21, 2017

SL PD Conference

Registration for the 2017 Student Life Professional Development Conference - Identity, Wellness, and Work Conference is Open!  Please join us on December 4-5, 2017 at the Michigan League.

IMPORTANT:  Payroll entry and approval reminders due to the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday! 

Please remind staff to enter their timesheets, and remind Supervisors to enter/approve Exception Time and Punches/Timesheets according to the established Payroll deadlines.  

Year End Celebration & Service Anniversary Recognition Event: December 5, 2017- Michigan Union Ballroom 3:00pm to 5:00pm

You're Invited!!!  Student Life is hosting its annual Year End Celebration & Service Anniversary Recognition Event on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in the Michigan Union Ballroom from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Giving Blueday Nov 28, 2017

On Tuesday, November 28th participate in Giving Blueday, Michigan’s fourth university-wide day of giving, where you are encouraged to give for the future of Michigan!

Staff Impact Awards

To recognize the outstanding contributions of staff, the University of Michigan has created the Staff Impact Awards. The awards recognize excellence by individuals, teams, and supervisors with awards of $1,500 to $2,500.

Computer Showcase Holiday Kickoff

Both Showcase stores will be open from 7 a.m to 8 p.m. for the event on Thursday, November 30. If you prefer to do your shopping in person, one-day discounts (on top of already-low academic pricing) will be available on eligible in-stock products.

Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. Please join us as we celebrate our heritage. Jointly sponsored by NASA, Campus Involvement, MESA and Spectrum Center. 

Elaine Hanke

University of Michigan Director of Conference and Events (C&E) Elaine Hanke has been selected as a Subject Matter Expert for the creation of the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) course “Large Scale Event Management.”

Matthew Finnigan

MDining recently joined with PBSL to host Composting Awareness Week, November 6-10, with numerous events to make composting a routine activity for everyone.

Do you have an upcoming search or do you or members of your team frequently participate in searches? Would you like to have a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive search process for your hiring team? We currently have available spots in our Search Team Member training session that will be held on November 21st.

UM President Schlissel endorsing giving blood

The 36th annual Blood Battle, pitting University of Michigan against Ohio State runs until November 22nd.  We have now beaten OSU 6 out of the past 8 years, but last year was close: Ohio State 2355  vs  Michigan 2363. We need your help!

Winterfest 2018

Winterfest 2018 is scheduled for January 22 and 23 from 3pm - 7pm in the Michigan Union!  Join CCI for our student organization fair.  

Sessions @ Michigan

Find and register for events, conferences and training sessions at Sessions @ Michigan, Student Life’s registration and attendance tracking system. Build your own sessions to track registration and manage communication for your own events.