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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 - October 17, 2017

A meal at a table

The International Center is launching a new program: MEAL @ Michigan (Meet, Eat, and American Life). MEAL @ Michigan gives U-M faculty/staff the opportunity to share U.S.

Candace Johnson

The Candace J. Johnson Award for Staff Excellence recognizes University of Michigan staff members whose commitment to excellence, teamwork, and a supportive environment make the university a great place to work. Nominations are due October 30, 2017

Martin Luther King

The theme for the 2018 Symposium is The Fierce Urgency of Now.

As part of the bicentennial, the Office of the President and Voices of the Staff are sponsoring the public art project, which will honor staff universitywide, from administrative assistants and information technology professionals to dining hall chefs and health care workers.

woman blowing nose

It’s easy to get your flu shot on campus to protect your health and the health of those around you.

U-M HR Logo

Open Enrollment for making changes to your benefits is October 23 - November 3. Take the time now to review your current benefits and decide if you want different choices.

Are you a Student Life staff member who is interested in investing deeply in your own leadership development?  


Polarity Mapping promo

Conservative vs Liberal, Decentralized vs. Centralized, Support vs. Challenge....In an increasingly polarized environment, we often resort to problem-solving through either-or thinking. This session will teach a model for leveraging polarities. Oct. 19 9am-12pm, Michigan League, Room 4 

Women in Student Affairs (WISA) logo

Please join us Friday, October 20th from 12-1pm in the CSG Chambers (3rd Floor, Michigan Union). This month's presenters are Alanna Troup with the UM Benefits Office and Amy Szczepanski with the UM Work-Life Resource Center.

Staff members attending a professional development session

Here's a list of beginner and intermediate workshops available during the month of October to expand your diversity and inclusion skills.   

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.