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Professional Development

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 - February 13, 2018

Trotter Multicultural Center

This fall a search for a new director of the Trotter Multicultural Center was launched. The search process has been informed by feedback from students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni. The search has also been led by a Search Advisory Committee that is comprised of students, staff, faculty, and alumni and assisted by the executive search firm Spelman Johnson.​

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The University of Michigan Women of Color Task Force (WCTF) will host its 36th annual career conference on Friday, March 2, 2018. Conference attendees may choose from 21 workshop sessions designed to support their professional and personal development.

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Racial injustice is a hot topic with little discussion between races on how to take steps toward reconciliation. Whether colleagues or students, issues of race surround us, but open and honest conversations seem to be actively avoided. This session will look to the reasons why conversations on race are not happening and discuss tools to create a safer climate to promote dialogue around racial issues.

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A collection of workshops and dialogues taking place in Winter 2018. These offerings are available to Student Life Staff and our colleagues, are voluntary and are designed to build staff skills and capacities for advancing University and Divisional strategic priorities including the University’s DEI strategic plan.  

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The Arab Heritage Month celebration begins on February 17 and concludes in mid-April. This year, we want to bring a particular focus on broadening the conversation about inclusion and exclusion, with the hopes of engaging in dialogue about the nuances of language, culture, and geography.

A meal at a table

It's that time again! After a successful launch of the program this fall, we have decided to coordinate MEAL @ Michigan this semester!  This winter's dates are March 9 & 10, and I hope that you will consider hosting a few international students at your home. 

An intern in a dorm room

Housing offers furnished, on-campus apartments as an easy, convenient and affordable alternative for your summer interns, researchers and others. The one- and two- bedroom apartments are available from mid-May through mid-August each year

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.