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

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Diversity Equity and Inclusion

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

Student Life Today

Student Life Today - September 19, 2017

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Every year OVPSL asks first-year students to complete the CIRP survey as part of their New Student Orientation experience. CIRP gauges incoming students’ experiences on a variety of issues including background characteristics, high school experiences, attitudes, behaviors, and expectations for college. This information is valuable as we develop, implement, and improve our services, programs, and educational offerings to both challenge and support our students to facilitate their growth.

Mesa / Spectrum Open House Sept 19th at 4:30 pm

Join the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office & the Spectrum Center for their join open house. MESA will host appetizers and Spectrum Center will have desserts. you can choose to start at either location of your choice.
September 19, 2017
Michigan Union
4 - 5:30 PM

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Trotter invites you to attend their upcoming events. Events occur daily, weekly and monthly, so mark your calendar and be sure to stop in!

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If you have direct contact with students, please remember that Student Legal Services (SLS) is a valuable resource that can assist students in the areas of criminal defense, landlord/tenant, consumer, and family law (i.e., will preparation, power attorney, name changes, medical directives). 

Don't miss SLS’ bicentennial presentation “200-Years and the Law: Title IX and Other Significant Legal Decisions Impacting the Student Experience“ is on display until September 29, 2017, on the first floor of the Michigan Union (in front of Starbucks).

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Are you interested in the intersection of spirituality and our work?

Trauma Informed Movement Class

With the great work of Amy Burandt, Ellen Dixon, Matt Statman, and Kelli Carbone --please see the new Trauma Informed Movement Class flyer - this is available to students


Please forward to any students who may benefit! Destress with the Black Student Union and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 

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New employees are requested to attend both Student Life and university-wide New Staff Orientation sessions to provide context and helpful training for the work we do.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:30-3:30 pm
Michigan League, Ballroom

2017 Student Life Professional Development

Learn what's on the menu for Student Life Professional Development 2017:

Or browse this list of options to learn what opportunities are available!


Join us for the first Student Life Learning Series workshop this semester, Engaging in Civil Literacy at a University, presented by Erin Byrnes of the Ginsberg Center.

Friday, September 29, 2017, 1-2 pm
Michigan Union Room 2105 B

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu. Employees and spouses covered under a U-M health insurance plan will not be charged an out-of-pocket fee when they bring their insurance card to the upcoming flu shot clinics.

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Currently Recruiting New Members! Applications due Sept 29, 2017, 5 pm


Have you entered Labor Day holiday hours into your September timesheet? If you need assistance, this guideline will help! 

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.